Filed Under:Sometimes the Blues Is Just A Passing Bird

The Tallest Man on Earth is live on KEXP this afternoon!

KEXP has been in Portland, Oregon this week at MusicFestNW, and they are going to be broadcasting a live session from the Doug Fir with The Tallest Man on Earth today, Sept 10th at 2:30 PM Pacific Standard Time. If you live in Portland and you’re reading this, the show at the Doug Fir is free and open to the public! It’s first-come, first-served, though, so you might want to get there early. Click here for more info and where to listen.

His official MusicFestNW performance is tonight at the Doug Fir at 11:55pm on the Toyota Antics and KEXP stage. Perhaps he will play tunes from his new, surprise EP???

I leave you now with this video I found of Kristian playing “King of Spain” in Germany a couple of weeks ago. What the hell, this dude is a star and never ceases to amaze me.

Surprise! New EP from The Tallest Man on Earth Available for Download Today on iTunes

doc048fullWe’ve got tremendous news for fans of The Tallest Man on Earth – today a new EP called Sometimes the Blues Is Just A Passing Bird was made for sale at iTunes.

The EP will be for sale exclusively on iTunes until its official release date. CDs, LPs and digital copies will be available at all othe retailers on November 9th, 2010 (8th in UK).

Click here to download the new EP at iTunes

At many of the Tallest Man On Earth shows this year, Matsson closed his set with a new song titled “Like the Wheel.” It quickly became a fan favorite, with YouTube videos spreading virally, and the sets closing on a high note night after night. We are happy to share this song today!

Click here to download a free mp3 of “Like The Wheel”

“Like the Wheel,” along with four other new songs, make up Sometimes the Blues is Just a Passing Bird, an EP written entirely after The Wild Hunt. Recorded during a quick break from touring in the summer of 2010, “Like the Wheel” is joined by “The Dreamer,” which Matsson performs on electric guitar. Sometimes the Blues Is Just a Passing Bird is an open and shut chapter in the Tallest Man On Earth’s songbook – five new additions to those magical performances.

Official Tracklisting:
Little River
The Dreamer
Like the Wheel
Tangle in This Trampled Wheat
Thrown Right at Me

free downloads

Another by Greylag
Time Between by Bear in Heaven
Start Again by Bishop Allen
Goshen '97 by Strand of Oaks
Shut In by Strand of Oaks
Dograces by Dub Thompson
Ring the Bell by White Hinterland
The Instinct by Mark McGuire

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Why I Had To Go by Bishop Allen

Time Between by Bear in Heaven

Poison Ivy by Bleached

Start Again by Bishop Allen

5 out soon

Bleached
For The Feel
7"
Greylag
Greylag
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todays shows

Bear in Heaven
Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's

Bishop Allen
Boston, MA - Middle East Downstairs  w/ JBM

Frog Eyes
Ottawa, ON - Zaphod Beeblebrox  w/ PS I Love You

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