Foster the People

Foster the People

Genre

Alternative

Biography

Indie rock trio Foster the People make atmospheric, psychedelic, and dance-oriented pop. Formed in Los Angeles in 2009, the band features keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist Mark Foster, bassist Cubbie Fink, and drummer Mark Pontius. The trio’s single “Pumped Up the Kicks” received significant airplay on KROQ in 2010, and the band quickly began receiving significant online attention. They released a self-titled EP in January of 2011 which featured the song. — Matt Collar, Rovi

Featured Songs

Song Title Val's Playlist Genre Tempo Length Hear Song
Broken Jaw SUPER BOWL :: His Alternative 5:36 Hear Song
Call It What You Want DANCE :: Move It Alternative 4:00 Hear Song
Houdini LOLLAPALOOZA :: Taste 5; Dalis & Zelda's Offspring Alternative 3:23 Hear Song
Nevermind Discovered. Alternative 5:17 Hear Song
Pumped Up Kicks SCOUT - dance; Ten To Go Alternative 3:59 Hear Song
Pumped Up Kicks Sand Between Your Toes Alternative 3:58 Hear Song

Featured Albums

Torches

Torches

  • Genre: Alternative
  • Similar Vibe: Madonna meets Prince
  • Valslist Favorite Tracks: entire album
  • Release Date: 5.23.11
Foster the People - EP

Foster the People - EP

  • Genre: Alternative
  • Release Date: 1.18.11