Category Archives: Vinyl: The Tallest Man On Earth

The Tallest Man On Earth, Sometimes The Blues Is Just A Passing Bird, 2010

This 5 track EP was released in September 2010 only a few months after The Wild Hunt. Perhaps the songs here were overflow, unused b-sides, or maybe Matsson was tying up loose ends. For me, it’s the least interesting thing … Continue reading

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The Tallest Man On Earth, The Wild Hunt, 2010

I read a few reviews of The Wild Hunt when it got released in 2010, saw the name ‘Dylan’ mentioned a lot, played through the 90 second samples on iTunes and was immediately sold. Ordered myself a copy of the … Continue reading

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The Tallest Man On Earth, Shallow Grave, 2008

Shallow Grave is Kristian Matsson’s debut album and it’s a beauty. It comes on white  numbered vinyl, only 1000 copies made, (however from December 2011 the vinyl is being re-pressed on  the Dead Oceans label.) Here we have ten exquisite … Continue reading

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The Tallest Man On Earth, The Tallest Man On Earth EP, 2006

It’s almost like after 40 years, someone, a Swede singing in English no less, has finally reached down and picked up the mantle thrown down by Dylan when he recorded Nashville Skyline in 1969 and there suspended his silver-tongued folk/rock … Continue reading

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