Field Report

  • Record Label: Partisan
  • Release Date: Sep 11, 2012

Universal acclaim - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 9
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 9
  3. Negative: 0 out of 9
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  1. May 29, 2013
    Field Report’s debut maintains a wondrous sense of ambiguity while still creating an unbelievable urgency.
  2. Uncut
    Sep 12, 2012
    Porterfield has a way of entwining lyrical detail and broad sentiment that is compelling and original. [Sep 2012, p.76]
  3. Sep 12, 2012
    Chris Porterfield has found the sweet spot between masterful attention to details and broad understanding of the breadth of a record.
  4. Q Magazine
    Jul 11, 2013
    What could so easily be just another folky Americana album is lifted high above the norm by the sheer strength of Porterfield's quite brilliant songwriting. [Aug 2013, p.96]
  5. Sep 21, 2012
    It would all add up to another listen-to-it-once bit of over-serious Americana noir if the songs weren't so good. But they're good.
  6. Sep 12, 2012
    The result is 10 songs of lyrical brilliance that will have music listeners giving Porterfield the credit that's long overdue.
  7. Sep 19, 2012
    If a breathy, acoustic aquarium is up your alley, then take the dive and swim alongside Porterfield's magical lyricism.
  8. 70
    The album is retrospective and relatable, and it proves that Vernon isn't the only Wisconsin resident to poetically wow us.
  9. Sep 13, 2012
    Mostly, Field Report sounds a lot like his old band.

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