The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt
Critic Score
Based on 21 reviews
2010 Ratings: #57 / 870
Year End Rank: #29
User Score
Based on 193 ratings
2010 Ratings: #26
April 13, 2010 / Release Date
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Dead Oceans / Label
Folk / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

fubaru00
80
thrillingly emotional flavoring added to the folk canon, deserves more recognition, it's hard to impress in a straightforwards folk album nowadays. 2010 was just a great year for music
dylan check out this one
Ennety
73
Great Bob Dylan folk rock influenced album by a man and his guitar. Beautiful.
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
75
Beautiful lyrics coupled with melodic tones reminiscent of classic folk. A gem in the rough for the dying folk industry. Still the album is spotted with inconsistencies. The album starts out strong but swings into a depressive tone that doesn't match the lyricism and tone put forth in the first half of the album. That might be the point but it doesn't hit me. Also would appreciate if this voice was mixed a little better. Can be grating at times. Overall a great folk album worth listening to ... read more
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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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