The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt
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Based on 21 reviews
2010 Ratings: #55 / 855
Year End Rank: #28
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Based on 157 ratings
2010 Ratings: #28
April 13, 2010 / Release Date
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Dead Oceans / Label
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MinatoArisato
80
The Wild Hunt is a really fresh and modern take on folk music. The Tallest Man on Earth echoes the influence of Bob Dylan's early works whilst still holding his own identity. The lyrics are incredibly poetic and the whole sound of this album is just warm and comforting. It has this Jangley, travelling through the heartlands type of feel to it with it's very basic and simple vocal and acoustic guitar combo which makes up the bulk of the albums sound. The way the guitar is played just feels ... read more
MySoftBulletin
91
there are few albums that I could comfortably sit and listen to for hours on end, this is one of them
Clarence42069
100
Simply stunning
squeejie
50
minus ten points for lying about being the tallest man on earth
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.
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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
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