Delaware’s Firefly Festival, back for its second consecutive year, is set to take place at the Woodlands of Dover International Speedway from June 21-23. The three-day affair, led by headliners Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, boasts performances by Vampire Weekend, Foster the People and dozens more.
Foster the People
Foster the People's breakthrough smash 'Pumped Up Kicks' was pulled from many radio stations in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Conn., which left 26 people dead, most of them young children. The song was a point of contention, due to the lyrics "You better run, better run / Outrun my gun / You better run, better run / Faster than my bullet." The band has responded to the song being temporarily removed from the airwaves.
Following last week's tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., Foster the People's breakthrough smash 'Pumped Up Kicks' has apparently been removed from the playlist at Los Angeles radio station KIIS-FM. The song touches on school violence and famoulsy features the lyrics, "All the other kids with the pumped up kicks, / You better run, better run, outrun my gun / All the other kids with the pumped up kicks, / You better run, better run, faster than my bullet."
Mark Foster pulled the Foster the People card Wednesday night (Oct. 25) in Los Angeles after getting booted from a Prince club gig by a bouncer who thought the singer was taking pictures of the Purple One with his cell phone. TMZ captured video footage of Foster talking his way back in to the private concert at the Sayers Club after his ejection.
Blind auditions continued on the new season of 'The Voice' last night, offering viewers multiple opportunities to cheer, boo and be amazed by the backstories of contestants like Mackenzie Bourg, a 19-year-old who triumphed over a life-threatening illness to take the stage with his rendition of Foster the People's 'Pumped Up Kicks.'
If you’re gearing up for a Foster the People show, you should strap on your ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ because you’re in for a workout. Their dance driven pop rock keeps fans on their feet from start to finish, with the members of the band elevating the energy to a new level. In this photo, fearless leader Mark Foster takes a brea
Up-and-coming New York rapper A$AP Rocky is a terrible singer -- which, surprisingly, is one of the many things that makes his sloppy, off-key and all-too-brief cover of 'Pumped Up Kicks' so damn fun. Rocky, who is gearing up for the September release of his debut album, 'LiveLoveA$AP,' recently laid down a cover of the massive Foster the People hit during a recording session at BBC Radio 1's Maida Vale studios in London for Zane Lowe's show.