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Release Day: The Tallest Man On Earth’s “There’s No Leaving Now” Out Today!

Happy release day to The Tallest Man On Earth! Today Kristian releases his third lp, There’s No Leaving Now! It’s available in-stores and online. Order your copy from iTunes or SC Distribution now! You can also stream the album in full at Spotify.

“These 10 songs, like those before them, dazzle and shimmy and sulk, as Matsson continues to conjure images of a young Dylan projecting his voice through a megaphone.” – NPR

“The piano-driven title track is a continuation of something Matsson hinted at on his last full-length (The Wild Hunt); it’s a subtle departure, an assertion that he won’t be creatively contained.” – Creative Loafing

LSTN: The Tallest Man On Earth Featured on NPR’s Morning Edition

If you haven’t given it a listen already, head over to NPR and check out Monday’s Morning Edition. The show features The Tallest Man On Earth just in time for the release of his new album, There’s No Leaving Now, out officially tomorrow.

“Matsson says he’s dealt with stress and anxiety in his music, and his older songs often return to the theme of running away. But on his new record, he brings a fresh outlook: a feeling of wanting to confront, not run. His recent marriage seems to have made him stronger.” Check out The Tallest Man On Earth: Tired of Running HERE.

You can still listen to the new album at NPR’s First Listen. The stream will not last much longer, so check it out while you can.

Get your copy of There’s No Leaving Now at SC Distribution. Deluxe bundles featuring an exclusive 7″ still available.

LISTEN: The Tallest Man On Earth’s “There’s No Leaving Now” Available for Streaming on NPR

Just a week away from release, The Tallest Man On Earth’s There’s No Leaving Now is up for streaming at NPR’s First Listen. You’ve heard the first single, “1904”, now listen to Kristian’s third full-length album in its entirety. Pre-order the album HERE.

LISTEN TO THERE’S NO LEAVING NOW ON NPR.

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Lyrics from The Tallest Man On Earth’s “There’s No Leaving Now”

The Tallest Man On Earth’s new record, There’s No Leaving Now, is out June 12th. Kristian shares lyrics from the album. Read below.

To Just Grow Away

We’re melting ruby hearts
a confusing trade
to burn the ore
to shape a blade
then to swing it low
beginners fate
to lose a skin
to just grow away
Like a rain, to help a river
but a river so hard to please
but I’ve grown to see the diamonds
you’ve thrown in just for me
We spent so many nights
just gathering stones
the silver tears
old sapphire bones
all the copper leaves
then dreamt, now true
look how they find their path
to cut right through
Like a rain, to help a river
but a river so hard to please
but I’ve grown to see the diamonds
you’ve thrown in just for me
Look when your hopeless child will figure
there are moments when hope’s not
only real when flagging far down a road
with an armful broken arrows
and no hand free for the bow
your kid will lose a battle
but your ways
will let him go
I lose my wish to drown
and aimless flee
what you’ve thrown to lose
is still right here with me.
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Pre-order The Tallest Man On Earth’s “There’s No Leaving Now,” New Single Available for Free Download


Since the announcement of The Tallest Man On Earth’s new record, mum has been the word; however, today we are happy to share the first bit of audio off There’s No Leaving Now. Titled “1904,” the standout track is available for listening AND a free download exclusively at Rolling Stone. In addition to the new song, RS has a new, rare interview with Kristian. Find it all HERE.

“Sometimes I just needed to make it even more abstract because some songs were almost a bit too much than what I could handle right now or than I would want to sing every night for two years,” Matsson says.

The album pre-order is now live. Order the deluxe edition from SC Distribution to get the album on cd and lp, an exclusive 7″ featuring “1904” and a b-side of Frank Sinatra’s “Cycles,” two 17×22 posters printed on uncoated stock and an instant grat download of “1904.” You can also order bundles that include TTMOE’s entire back catalog on cd and lp. Secure your copy of There’s No Leaving now.

See The Tallest Man On Earth live in concert. Don’t hesitate to get your tickets; shows are selling out quickly. Full list of dates and links to buy tickets HERE.

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