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World Cafe

World Cafe Sense Of Place — Stockholm: The Tallest Man On Earth

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Even with other musicians backing him during this World Cafe Live set, The Tallest Man on Earth retains the magic of his intimate solo albums.

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Newport Folk Festival

The Tallest Man On Earth, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Swedish songwriter Kristian Matsson gave a performance worthy of his stage name on Friday at Newport.

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Songs We Love

Songs We Love: The Tallest Man On Earth, 'Sagres'

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Kristian Matsson has released his first single from his upcoming album, Dark Bird Is Home, and it's as good as you might expect.

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Music Articles

The Tallest Man On Earth: Tired Of Running

On Kristian Matsson's latest album, acoustic instruments provide the frame for pastoral poems about confronting anxiety.

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