Artist of the Day: Foster The People

Name: Foster the People (Mark Foster, Sean Cimino, Isom Innis, Mark Pontius)

Genre: Indie Pop

Active since 2009

Originating from Los Angeles in California, Foster the People received a record deal following their viral hit song “Pumped Up Kicks” back in 2010. They gained a strong fan base by playing in small clubs and music festivals. The band was nominated three times for Grammy awards for their album Torches and the song “Pumped Up Kicks”.

The band recently released their third studio album with their popular song “Sit Next to Me” which was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. They are currently on tour with Paramore. 


Pumped up Kicks

Date of Release: September 14, 2010



Date of Release: May 15, 2012


Sit Next to Me

Date of Release: July 13, 2017

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