- The Wild Hunt

The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on 20 reviews
2010 Rank: #63 / 833
USER SCORE
82
Based on
118 ratings

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Jul 12, 2017
85
The Tallest Man on Earth draws on the sounds of at least three generations of folk musicians, but creates something unique and timeless by building the songs solely around his phenomenal guitar playing and textured, idiosyncratic voice -- Bob Dylan may be a tonal touchstone, but the phrasing is completely different. Full of gripping tales and poignant deliveries.
Apr 26, 2017
Felindie
70
Fav Tracks: Burden of Tomorrow, The Drying of the Lawns
Jan 8, 2017
zaxapitsa
NR
En algo sí que se parece a Bob, compone mejor que interpreta y sin embargo habría que ver si sus frases tendrían el mismo encanto sin esa voz tan libre como solo puede ser la de un jóven con alma de viejo.
Apr 17, 2016
EMR
75
On his sophomore album as The Tallest Man on Earth, singer/songwriter Kristian Matsson brings pretty much the same aesthetical value of his previous releases, but slowly starts to incorporate a wider array of instruments and further deepen the sound textures on the overall work. The Wild Hunt shows some beautiful and evocative lyrics with occasional powerful instrumental work, but also displays a slight decrease in production quality. Even though this album is not as memorable in sheer ... read more
May 18, 2015
SiberianBreaks
89
An improvement on all fronts here. The Tallest Man on Earth crafts some of the most memorable and friendly folk songs that permanently stick with you. Fantastic guitar playing and never loses steam.

EDIT: It's nothing revolutionary, but the songwriting here is timeless.

Favourite tracks: You're Going Back, King of Spain, Love Is All
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Track List
  1. The Wild Hunt
  2. Burden of Tomorrow
  3. Troubles Will be Gone
  4. You're Going Back
  5. The Drying of the Lawns
  6. King of Spain
  7. Love Is All
  8. Thousand Ways
  9. A Lion's Heart
  10. Kids on the Run