The Tallest Man on Earth

Kristian Matsson, aka the Tallest Man on Earth, is a 29-year-old songwriter from Dalarna, Sweden. The first recordings from the Tallest Man on Earth surfaced in 2006 via a self-titled EP released on the Swedish independent label Gravitation. Matsson followed this EP with his 2008 full length, Shallow Grave, an album that drew accolades from the likes of NPR and Pitchfork. Many in North America were introduced to the Tallest Man on Earth on a tour with Bon Iver, including a stop for two shows at the legendary New York City venue Town Hall. The Tallest Man on Earth was winning over audiences through powerful performances, taking the stage alone with his acoustic guitar and captivating the crowds night after night.

Tune In Tonight: WFUV Airs The Tallest Man On Earth’s Studio A Performance, Watch Video from Session Now

The Tallest Man On Earth took time to stop by WFUV’s Studio A last month to perform a few songs off his recently released There’s No Leaving Now and chat with host Russ Borris. The session will air tonight on “Words + Music from Studio A” at 9PM ET. Watch Kristian perform “1904″ above and head HERE to stream the session early! So many choices!

See The Tallest Man On Earth live in concert – full list of dates HERE.

Stream The Tallest Man On Earth’s eTown Performance

The Tallest Man On Earth recently took the stage at Boulder Theater to perform for the long-standing syndicated program eTown. Hosted by Nick and Helen Forster, the show is available for streaming HERE and will also air to many local radio stations – find yours HERE. You can also purchase the podcast at iTunes. Joining Kristian for the show were The Spring Standards. Together they, along with the eTown House Band, performed “Cycles,” a song made popular by Frank Sinatra. Watch above.

Kristian continues his tour across the US, making his way up to Canada and eventually back to Europe. He’ll perform at Newport Folk Festival in less than two weeks. See all dates HERE.

The Tallest Man On Earth Announces New Tour Dates

Last week we saw the release of The Tallest Man On Earth’s new record, There’s No Leaving Now. You can order the album HERE. Want to hear the new songs live in concert? Kristian announces a handful of new North American dates, which you can see listed below. Stops include Lollapalooza, Newport Folk, Hop Farm and Green Man festivals!

Shayna Rose Arnold of LA Magazine caught TTMOE last week at The Wiltern. Witnessing nothing short of a stellar performance, Arnold writes, “played all together, it’s clear that Matsson’s music is made to move to—to drive to, to run to, to explore to—and he’s on his own artistic journey.” LA Magazine also shares a video of Kristian and his wife Amanada closing the show with a gorgeous duet of “Thrown Right At Me.” Watch HERE.


New Tour Dates:
08/28/12: Austin, TX- Paramount Theatre
08/29/12: Dallas, TX- House of Blues
08/31/12: Tucson, AZ- HoCo Fest
09/01/12: Phoenix, AZ- Crescent Ballroom
09/02/12: San Diego, CA- Birch North Park Theatre
09/04/12: Los Angeles, CA- John Anson Ford Amphitheatre
09/05/12: Oakland, CA- Fox Theatre
09/08/12: Portland, OR- Crystal Ballroom
09/09/12: Seattle, WA- Moore Theatre
09/10/12: Vancouver, BC- Vogue Theatre
09/13/12: Calgary, AB- MacEwan Ballroom
09/14/12: Edmonton, AB- McDougall United Church

Full list of tour dates HERE.

Release Day: The Tallest Man On Earth’s “There’s No Leaving Now” Out Today!

Happy release day to The Tallest Man On Earth! Today Kristian releases his third lp, There’s No Leaving Now! It’s available in-stores and online. Order your copy from iTunes or SC Distribution now! You can also stream the album in full at Spotify.

“These 10 songs, like those before them, dazzle and shimmy and sulk, as Matsson continues to conjure images of a young Dylan projecting his voice through a megaphone.” – NPR

“The piano-driven title track is a continuation of something Matsson hinted at on his last full-length (The Wild Hunt); it’s a subtle departure, an assertion that he won’t be creatively contained.” – Creative Loafing

Booking Agent Contact

U.S.:
BILLIONS - Adam Voith
3522 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
p: (312) 997-9999 x8236
www.billions.com
e: adam@billions.com

EUROPE:
Belmont Bookings - Bas Flesseman
P.O. Box 93031
1090 BA Amsterdam
THE NETHERLANDS
31 (0)20 616 2612
31 (0)20 616 6898
e: bas@belmontbookings.nl

tour dates

05/13/15

Northampton, MA - Calvin Theatre

05/14/15

Boston, MA - Orpheum Theatre

05/16/15

Upper Darby, PA - Tower Theatre

05/18/15

Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern

05/21/15

Oakland, CA - Fox Theatre

05/26/15

Atlanta, GA - Buckhead Theatre

05/27/15

Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium
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Sagres by The Tallest Man on Earth
1904 by The Tallest Man on Earth
Like The Wheel by The Tallest Man on Earth
Burden of Tomorrow by The Tallest Man on Earth
King of Spain by The Tallest Man On Earth

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Love Is All
by The Tallest Man on Earth

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