Released Date
September 14, 2010
Vocalist
Foster the People
Album
Torches
About Pumped Up Kicks

About

Debut single from the indie pop group Foster the People with lyrics describing homicidal thoughts of a troubled youth. It became the group's breakthrough hit. 

Trivia

The song earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Mark Foster wrote and produced the track. It was the first Billboard Alternative Songs number-one single to be a top five charter in the United States since "Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon.