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It took me six years to do it. Really, it was terrible. I knew I needed a band. But it was this really awesome singer-songwriter thing with a tricked-out beat, and I felt we could go wherever we wanted with this.
Eventually, he took to the nurturing image it evoked of "taking care" of people, so the name stuck. After Foster posted the song on his website as a free download in earlyit drew considerable attention; Nylon magazine used the track in an online advertising campaign,  and through various blogs, it went viral.
Who are the good guys, who are the bad guys? In Maythe band was signed to the Columbia imprint Startime International in a multi-album deal. The deal did not involve ancillary rights. Isaac Green of Startime said, "You can't control everything, but you can be meticulous about the music. Booking the group proved difficult, as concert promoters were hesitant about an artist without previous touring experiences. Foster the People promoted these concerts by emailing fans who had downloaded "Pumped Up Kicks" from their website about the shows.
In earlythe band was booked to perform in a much sought-after tent at April's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Meanwhile, the group continued to grow its fanbase with a month-long residency of concerts in January at The Echo nightclub in Los Angeles.
According to booking agent Tom Windish, by the group's third show at the venue, "there were hundreds of people trying to get in outside It was an obvious turning point that could be measured in numbers. Fans who purchased the EP through the iTunes Store were able to apply it towards the purchase of their full-length debut album. The EP drew the attention of organizers of March's South by Southwest festival, as well as executives looking to license music for upcoming season finales of television series.
Columbia senior director of creative licensing Jonathan Palmer said, "The plan helped us a great deal to set up more opportunities rather than chasing the release date.
So by the time we put the record out in May, we had already placed several songs. Palmer commented, "I haven't seen this kind of a range of song licenses from one album since we worked the first Ting Tings record three-and-a-half years ago. That was an album where we licensed nine or [all] 10 songs on the album.
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We're kind of in a similar situation [with Torches]. In May, the track debuted at number 96 on the Billboard Hotand later that month, the group released their first full-length studio album, Torches. Columbia senior VP of promotion Lee Leipsner said, "It was one of the only alternative bands I remember in a while that you could actually dance to. And the fact that the record has a groove and rhythmic feel to it—not heavy guitar-based at all—gave us a wide opportunity to cross the record.
According to Leipsner, "After we showed our presentation, we had so many Clear Channel major-market programmers come up to us and say, 'The record I want to play besides Adele is Foster the People.
Kenny G appeared as a guest performer on the latter song. And then all of a sudden, it kind of took off. It's been a fast incline, so we've had to just work really hard, keep our heads down and just stay grounded. At the same time, we've had a lot of fun during the process. Their second album was supposed to be released in Novemberbut Columbia decided to delay the release until January because they "didn't want them to be stumbling a hurtle too intense like that fourth-quarter competition.
The record's so beautiful, we didn't want to take a gamble of potentially losing it in the rush. The group's second studio album, Supermodel, was released on digital retailers on March 18, The band promoted "Coming of Age" by releasing a time-lapse music video of a seven-story mural of the Supermodel album cover being painted in downtown Los Angeles.
The painting took over ten days to complete. Wanderlust was my main muse while writing this record. I think there are a number of reasons why being in a foreign place is inspiring, whether it's the fact we were away from all familiar distractions of home or the fact we were in a culture that was a completely different environment than we were used to, from the food to the language to the landscape to the overall philosophy of the culture, I think that had something to do with it.
I think another thing that had something to do with it was that it was a pretty expensive experiment to move a studio in the middle of the desert and I knew that we needed to walk away with something or the label was gonna be pretty pissed off.
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That played a role too. Some people just work better under deadlines and pressure. I definitely do, within reason. Pressure has always been more of a friend than a foe for me with songwriting. Earlier you mentioned how your influences manifested subconsciously.
Can you expand on that idea? I think the fun thing about expressing music, and this is how it's always been, is we're using the foundational blocks of what we grew up on, which [were] constantly evolving when we were kids, and then putting them in some sort blender and then reinterpreting them as adults in different ways.
But it came out of me so therefore it does sound like Foster The People and we went with it. There was a lot of '90s influence that came out on this record that I couldn't have guessed would have been what came out when I picked up an instrument and started playing it, but that's what came out.
Musically, to draw from influences from my childhood, draw from different styles and then let them live together — to me, that's a part of post-modern creation. That's how you can take things that have been done before and do them in a new way.
I think if we were nominated for anything we would be honored, honestly. Yeah, I think Best Alternative Album meant a lot to me because it was [about the] the body of work and, for me, this record is very much so about the body of work.