Dark Bird Is Home is now out worldwide and The Tallest Man On Earth is currently on tour in the United States, with a full backing band for the first time ever. And speaking of first times, they appeared on US television yesterday with a great rendition of the first single “Sagres” on Conan. Watch the video of the performance.
Dark Bird is Home begins in a way that feels very familiar to fans of The Tallest Man On Earth; an acoustic guitar and Kristian Matsson’s identifiably wistful tenor, pastoral landscapes and lyrics about overcoming hardships in life and love. He uses his voice to draw us into this narrative, which sounds like one side of a conversation, reassuring a troubled partner that “this is not the end,” even as they part ways. You almost forget about the orchestrated sound of “Sagres,” which opened our ears to the the more fleshed out sound of Dark Bird is Home, until the [ Read More ]