The Wild Hunt (The Tallest Man on Earth album)

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The Wild Hunt
Studio album by The Tallest Man on Earth
Released April 13, 2010 (2010-04-13)
Genre Folk
Length 34:38
Label Dead Oceans
The Tallest Man on Earth chronology
Shallow Grave
(2008)
The Wild Hunt
(2010)
Sometimes the Blues Is Just a Passing Bird
(2010)

The Wild Hunt is the second album of the Swedish folk artist The Tallest Man on Earth, released April 13, 2010.

Reception[edit]

Critical reception has been decidedly positive, with a current Metacritic score of 79 from 26 critics[1] and Pitchfork Media rating it 8.5 out of 10.[2] It was also voted the top album of 2010 by the staff of Sputnikmusic.[3] Pitchfork Media placed it at number 33 on its list "The Top 50 Albums of 2010".[4]

Track listing[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
One Thirty BPM (92%)[5]
SPIN 4/5 stars[6]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[7]
Pitchfork Media (8.5/10)[8]
Clash 8/10 stars[9]
Absolutepunk.net (90%)[10]
Consequence of Sound 4.5/5 stars[11]
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars[12]
  1. "The Wild Hunt" - 3:22
  2. "Burden of Tomorrow" - 3:34
  3. "Troubles Will Be Gone" - 3:02
  4. "You're Going Back" - 3:05
  5. "The Drying of the Lawns" - 2:54
  6. "King of Spain" - 3:26
  7. "Love Is All" - 4:15
  8. "Thousand Ways" - 2:53
  9. "A Lion's Heart" - 3:15
  10. "Kids on the Run" - 4:52
  11. "Like the Wheel (Bonus Track)" - 3:58

"A Lion's Heart" was featured in the HBO TV Series Hung, Episode 10 of Season 2.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wild Hunt reviews at Metacritic.com". CBS Interactive Inc. Retrieved 17 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "The Tallest Man on Earth: The Wild Hunt | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. 2010-04-15. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  3. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2010: 10 – 1 « Staff Blog". Sputnikmusic. 2011-01-05. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  4. ^ "Staff Lists: The Top 50 Albums of 2010 | Features". Pitchfork. 2010-12-16. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  5. ^ "One Thirty BPM review". 
  6. ^ "The Tallest Man on Earth, ‘The Wild Hunt’". Spin Magazine. 
  7. ^ Hoffman, K. Ross. "Review: The Wild Hunt". Allmusic. Retrieved 14 April 2010. 
  8. ^ "Pitchfork: Album Reviews: The Tallest Man on Earth: The Wild Hunt". Pitchfork Media. 
  9. ^ Williams, Teri. "The Wild Hunt Review". Clash Magazine. Retrieved 20 April 2010. 
  10. ^ "Absolutepunk.net review". 
  11. ^ Cosores, Philip. "Album Review: The Tallest Man on Earth - The Wild Hunt". Consequence of Sound. 
  12. ^ Staff, Cam. "The Tallest Man on Earth - The Wild Hunt". Sputnikmusic.