Kristian Matsson is a Swedish singer-songwriter who performs under the stage name 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, Matsson 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 Bergman, also known by the stage name Idiot Wind. Together, they wrote the music for the Swedish drama film Once a Year.
|Birth name||Kristian Matsson|
|Born||April 30, 1983, Leksand, Dalarna, Sweden|
|Genres||Folk, indie folk|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, banjo, piano|
|Labels||Gravitation, Dead Oceans, Mexican Summer|
|Associated acts||Montezumas, Bon Iver, Strand of Oaks, Idiot Wind, First Aid Kit|
|Website||Kristian Matsson's Official site|
|Kristian Matsson's Facebook|
|Spotify||Kristian Matsson's Spotify|
Swedish singer and songwriter who performs under the stage name The Tallest Man on Earth and has released albums that have been recording in various homes.
He trained in classical guitar when he was young and later released his debut album Shallow Grave in 2008.
He has a guitar technique that has a variety of open tunings and standard tuning to a lesser degree.
He married fellow Swedish singer Amanda Hollingby with whom he has toured and performed with.
His musical style has often been compared to singer Bob Dylan.
- Swedish folk singers
- Swedish folk musicians
- Dead Oceans artists
- English-language singers from Sweden
- Swedish songwriters
- Swedish male singers
- 21st-century Swedish singers
Latest information about Kristian Matsson updated on June 14 2021.