The Foreign Resort – a mix of dark new wave and explosive post-punk.
Hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark, the band combines the shadowy mysticism of The Cure’s Pornography era with a driving production aesthetic akin to LCD Soundsystem. Intricate reverb-enveloped guitar lines glide over Steffan Petersen’s motorik bass and Morten Hansen’s powerful drumming, all while Mikkel Borbjerg Jakobsen’s taut and sincere vocal delivery demands your attention.
The Foreign Resort have toured relentlessly, addicted to the allure of America’s lost highways, sharing bills with bands like Cold Cave, DIIV, The Soft Moon, She Past Away, The KVB, Slowdive, Minor Victories, Ash Code and many more. Since 2010, the band has been rigorous in playing more than 420 shows across North America and Europe with performances at several festivals incl. SXSW, Iceland Airwaves, Wave Gotik Treffen, Canadian Music Week, POP Montreal and Nocturnal Culture Night.
The trio is currently preparing its next full length release on Artoffact Records in 2019, preceded by the single “She is Lost“ and followed up by shows and festival appearances in Europe and North America throughout 2019.
“…the most exciting band to come out of Denmark since The Raveonettes.” – Louder Than War
“there’s some really good, loud stuff here that nu gaze fans of M83 and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart should enjoy.“ – Consequence of Sound
“This band is epic!” – The Big Takeover
“One of the most dynamic exports to come out of Denmark in the past few years…” – Gothic Beauty Magazine
“…super efficiently produced songs with the soul deeply rooted in the bleak post-punk, as it sounded in its heyday…brilliantly transforming the 80s sound into a modern framework…” – Diskant.dk
“Jakobsen’s remarkable vocals run like a golden thread through a menu that manages to seduce with regard to variety and emotive moments (…) Once more, The Foreign Resort serve a classy cocktail.” (8/10) – Clank For Breakfast
“A dark gray autumn storm of noisy shoegazer guitar, tuned down bass, atmospheric synths and Mikkel Borbjerg Jakobsen’s vocals with emotions nervously outside the garment” – Soundvenue