The Tallest Man on Earth is amongst my favorite artists active today. I got the chance to see him perform in North Carolina a few month's back and it was a lively yet intimate performance that went a long way to solidify my admiration for his work. It's still a bit strange to hear him being backed by a full band, but I think he implemented them fittingly in A Dark Bird is Home.
Relevant anecdote: I was shopping at a retail store today and I heard this playing over the PA system. I immediately recognized it, but the popiness of the cover intrigued me. I went home, goggled it, and to my surprise found that it was a Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr cover. Cool!