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Matsson grew up in Leksandand began his solo career inhaving previously been the lead singer of Turned My Upside Down - Sara K. - Horse I used to ride indie band Montezumas. His music has often drawn comparisons to the music of Bob Dylan.
SinceMatsson has released five full-length albums and two EPs. He records and produces these in his home, and usually records his voice and guitar together on one track. He is known for his charismatic stage presence. He was previously married to Amanda Bergmanalso known by the stage name Idiot Wind. He is 1. Before Kristian Matsson began his solo career, he was the lead singer of the indie band Montezumas.
Matsson's first solo release, The Tallest Man on Earthwas released in The EP received positive reviews. At the start of his The Tallest Man On Earth - Weather Of A Killing Kind career, Matsson didn't plan to make music full-time, and he released his music without providing personal information or photographs of himself to journalists.
InMatsson released an album, Shallow Grave which was praised by the music site Pitchfork  and was listed 47 on Pitchfork's list of the 50 Best Albums of Swedish: Upp till kamp. During the late summer and autumn of Matsson went on tour in North America and Europe. The album consists of five songs, all written for The Wild Hunt ; Like the Wheel the conclusion of many of Matsson's gigs, and The Dreamerwas the first recording on which he plays electric guitar.
The Wild Hunt garnered Matsson several award nominations. The album was recorded by Matsson himself in his home studio in Dalarna during the latter part of and early On 28 JanuaryMatsson took part in a benefit concert for the American musician Jason Molinawho did not have health insurance and, consequently, was in debt after a hospital stay.
The album was largely inspired by Matsson's divorce from Amanda Bergman as well as the death of a close family member, and its more elaborate instrumentation represented a musical shift from previous albums.
Following its The Tallest Man On Earth - Weather Of A Killing Kind , Matsson performed—with a full band—at several festivals, including the Roskilde Festival in  and the Edmonton Folk Music Festival in On 4 FebruaryMatsson revealed that a new album would be released in In late Februaryhe revealed that his new album, now titled The Tallest Man On Earth - Weather Of A Killing Kind Love You. It's a Fever Dream. The second single, "I'm a Stranger Now" was released on 27 March.
The album was released on April 19 But he is careful to qualify this, saying "I don't consider my work to be a part of any tradition.
This is how I play. This is how I write songs. With regard to his guitar technique, Matsson uses a variety of open tuningsand standard tuning to a lesser degree. He had classical guitar training in his youth, but says he "never really focused on it" and that by the end of high school he "got bored playing guitar because it was like math",  until he then discovered open tunings while listening to Nick Drake in his early twenties.
He was drawn to this style of playing because it allowed him to focus on singing while still performing intricate music. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Tallest man on earth. For a list of the tallest people on earth, see List of tallest people.
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