Legal name: Kristian Matsson (aka The Tallest Man on Earth)


Kristian Matsson (born 30 April 1983) is a Swedish singer-songwriter from Dalarna, Sweden who performs under the stage name of The Tallest Man on Earth. Matsson grew up in Leksand, and began his solo career in 2006, having previously been the lead singer of the indie band Montezumas. His music has often drawn comparisons to the music of Bob Dylan.

Since 2006, he has released four full-length albums and two EPs. Matsson is known for recording and producing his own records in whichever home he is currently living and states that the connection between his voice and guitar is so strong, he rarely records them as separately tracked performances. He is also known both by critics and his fans for his charismatic stage presence.

He was previously married to Amanda Bergman, also known by the stage name Idiot Wind. Together they have written the music for the Swedish drama film Once a Year (Swedish: En gång om året).

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Year Title RatingReleases
2008 Shallow Grave 4 1
2010 The Wild Hunt 4 4
2012 There's No Leaving Now 4 3
2015 Dark Bird Is Home 2


Year Title RatingReleases
2010 King of Spain 1
2012 1904 1
2016 Time of the Blue 1
2016 Rivers 1


Year Title RatingReleases
2006 The Tallest Man on Earth 3
2010 Sometimes the Blues Is Just a Passing Bird 2

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