Foster The People have announced they will release their debut album ‘Torches’ on 27th June which will be preceded by second single ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ on 20th June.The lads, who recently played their debut UK shows – both of which sold out – at CAMP and Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen – have also announced a string of summer festival shows.

The band recently completed their first, completely sold-out, North American tour and have announced a second run of dates this summer in which two dates in Los Angeles and New York sold-out in under an hour each.

Foster The People will also make their television debut on May 23rd on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! having made their festival debut at this year’s Coachella in which the LA Times explained that “Foster the People don’t even have a full-length album out yet, but it’s safe to say that the world has caught on” as the band played a mid-afternoon set to 8,000 people.
Live dates:
Thursday 12th May – The Great Escape @ The Haunt
Saturday 14th May – The Great Escape @ Coalition
Tuesday 17th May – London Kings College (headline show)
Sunday 26th June – Glastonbury Festival (John Peel Stage)
Saturday 16th July – Lovebox Festival
Sunday 17th July – Latitude Festival
Saturday 10th September – Bestival

Tickets for Foster The People’s headline show at Kings College can be purchased from www.gigsandtours.com or by calling 0844 811 0051 and are priced at £9.