Foster The People

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Year of birth : 2009

Age: 6 years

Place of birth : Los Angeles, California, USA

Citizenship : United States

Long road to loud glory

`Foster the People` - American indie pop band formed in 2009 in Los Angeles ,California (Los Angeles, California). Initially, the group is named after founder Mark Foster (Mark Foster) - `Foster & the People`, - but eventually the band was removed from the name of the union, and began to be called simply ` Foster the People`.

Hollywood promises glory and fame units and the thousands ,who aimlessly pester labels and studios, he predicts a failure and eventually forgotten. Mark, despite his young age, has experienced the hard way, both sides of the coin : a teenager he came to the City of Angels, to become a star, but a few years later found themselves cut off from life and friends ,playing the dull parties just to earn money for drugs. Remembering that time, Mark admits that he could not understand what was going on : he had talent, he knew the actors and musicians, he played him the songs, and they listened to them with pleasure. But something still did not work ; and only in 2010, shortly after the creation of the group ,He wrote the song `Pumped Up Kicks`. As if by magic, the band members went to sleep a dream of little-known Californian musicians, and woke up the stars of the Internet. Since then, the band released one studio album and recorded another one, the output of which is scheduled for 2014 th year, and performed on stage with the most famous indie rock and indiecontemporary pop groups.

Group `Foster the People` was founded in 2009 by an unknown musician Mark Foster, who at that time visited all nine circles of hell - drugs, low-paid work, quarrel with the family, etc., - but still found the strength to and I started all over again. In 2009, the year he began a period of stagnation ,during which he could not write their own songs and all free time devoted to the music he wrote for commercial purposes.

Getting out of the crisis it helped Mark Pontius (Mark Pontius), former drummer `Malbec`, which at that time was looking for a new band. However, the guys started playing the songs of Foster, who kakbudto lived and filled with life ,which they lacked before. Bass guitarist and became the third member of the group Cubby Fink (Cubbie Fink), lost his job on television. More than once in an interview with the musicians laughed that life - a strange thing : in 2009, they were three losers, but after only a year become rising stars of American indie - pop scene.

Song `Pumped Up Kicks`Which brought the first group of popularity, it was recorded on the label `Mophonics`. Working on it, the trio did not even think that record to attract the attention of fans of indie pop and the band because it opened as a free download via the band`s official website. No one can say how it turned out ,that in the first few hours the composition has been downloaded thousands of times, and during the week of the `Foster the People` sounded with musical magazines, such rezkimrostom concerned popularity.

Soon the group was invited to the festival `South by Southwest`,Foster and he seriously began to worry about their ability to withstand the pressure of the mailbox of letters from fans around the world. Kredel Brent (Brent Kredel), group manager of the label `Monotone`, later remembered that time as follows: ` Mark turned from a guy who could not find a person who is interested in his work, in fact, who knows teperne ,what to do with hundreds of letters in the mail yaschike`.

In May of 2010 the band signed a contract with `Startime International` on the release of the first album, and the organization of the tour. Throughout the year, the trio traveled around the country, barely having time to write new songs in the studio. Their first album `Torches` released in 2011, the year. That same year, the band was nominated for two awards ` Gremmi` (Grammy Award) as the ` Best Pop gruppa` and as the author of ` The best alternative alboma`. Even after that Foster could not believe his luck and overtook his glory, which, as it turned out, comes to only the most persistent. To date, the band completed work on their second album `Supermodel`, its output is planned for the beginning of March 2014 year. The first single from the new album - `Coming of Age` - was released on 14 January 2014, the year

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