Copenhagen post-punk/new waver’s The Foreign Resort to release LP October 28th; touring US!

By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Sunday, October 5, 2014

Danish post punk/new wave band The Foreign Resort will release their new album New Frontiers on October 28th in the U.S. via BLVD Records. The group will be touring the U.S. this week, beginning October 9th in Los Angeles. Check out the song “Flushed” below, which nails the moodier textures of post punk with vocals that start off at a somber mid-range and then expand outward. This upcoming tour will also include a stop at CMJ, so check them out if you’ll be there!

Sonically expressive, dark and moody, catchy and up-beat are words to describe this Danish trio that mixes 80s new-wave with explosive post-punk.

Hailing from Copenhagen, The Foreign Resort has intricately balanced an international sound with songs that instill contradictory feelings of melancholy and bliss. The band takes the audience on a journey through passages of textured layers with haunting and dreamy vocals, to echoes and pulsations of overdriven guitars, powerful drumming, driving bass, and intense thematic melodic lines. The end result is an aural rollercoaster of emotional intensity.

Since 2010, the band has been rigorous in booking over 250 shows – most of them in the US as well as showcases at SXSW, Icelandic Airwaves, CMJ Music Marathon (incl. 2014) and the world’s largest goth festival Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig, Germany. This enabled them to develop a wider fan base, as well as becoming part of the burgeoning noise pop scene – evident through rotation, interviews, and live performances at radio stations throughout the US as well as in Europe.

 

Fall Tour Dates

10/9 Silverlake Lounge, Los Angeles, CA
10/10 Neck of the Woods, San Francisco, CA
10/11 Solstice Skyline, Pasadena, CA (private showcase)
10/12 U-31, San Diego, CA
10/14 Kelly’s Olympian, Portland, OR
10/15 High Dive, Seattle, WA
10/16 Crazy Horse, Boise, ID
10/17 Muse Music, Provo, UT
10/18 Skyline Park, Denver, CO
10/23 Charged.fm In-Studio Session, Brooklyn, NY
10/24 Spike Hill, Brooklyn, NY (CMJ Music Marathon)
10/25 Lilypad, Cambridge, MA

 

Other international bands have also welcomed them on their tours such as The Raveonettes, A Place to Bury Strangers and Swervedriver.

Outlets like Consequence of Sound as well as Danish GAFFA and Soundvenue have praised The Foreign Resort. The Big Takeover wrote “This band is epic!” and UK’s Louder Than War stated about their release Scattered & Buried: “It’s an amazing album, which puts The Foreign Resort firmly on the radar, hailing them as the most exciting band to come out of Denmark since The Raveonettes”.

The Foreign Resort’s latest album New Frontiers was produced by John Fryer (Nine Inch Nails, Cocteau Twins, PJ Harvey). The album was released in Denmark in February 2014 and will be out in the US via BLVD Records on October 28th. The singles “Dead End Roads” and “Alone” are currently in rotation at several radio stations across the United States and Europe and were featured in Under The Radar Magazine, Seismic Sound and High Voltage Magazine as well as several Danish music blogs.

 

Artist – The Foreign Resort
Album – New Frontiers
Release Date – October 28, 2014
Label – BLVD Records

01. Dead End Roads
02. Breaking Apart
03. Alone
04. Flushed
05. Dead Leaves
06. New Frontiers
07. Quiet Again
08. Landslide
09. Dark White

 

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