Foreign Fields is an electronic folk group that hails from the wintry plains of Wisconsin. New Year's day of 2011 they met in their hometown, in an abandoned office building, to begin work on their first full length LP, Anywhere But Where I Am. Having no set plan or guide, the album grew naturally as they left their lives in the north for the rivers of Tennessee. Days after self-releasing on Bandcamp in January 2012, the album began to catch the attention of notable tastemaker blogs and worldwide critics alike.
“Stumbling upon an album as good as this duo’s debut LP is not the kind of luck that happens every day. Eric Hillman and Brian Holl’s music has the depth of a deep green lake, one you watch through the seasons; from summer swimming to frozen white. The richness here is full and deep, and you should find a good long book and a quiet corner and listen to the entirety of this record over and over with headphones and a pot of hot tea.” – YVYNYL
“I cannot wait for the world to discover this album: beautiful, romantic, simple, sweet, intelligent. We overuse this phrase but this is truly a gift for your ears, an escape into something deeply wedged into the beauty of calm. It’s the type of album you’d think you’d fall asleep to, but in a way it really awakens you, to absorb the words and to feel the emotion as they, themselves work through them. This album will haunt you for the rest of your life.” – The FiveThreeSix