Pumped Up Kicks


"Pumped Up Kicks" is a song in the key of F# major by the American indie-pop band Foster the People. Released in 2010, it was written and composed by the band's lead vocalist Mark Foster. The song gained widespread popularity, reaching the top of the charts in several countries. Interestingly, despite its catchy melody and upbeat sound, the lyrics of "Pumped Up Kicks" tackle darker themes such as youth violence and school shootings. The track stands out for its unique blend of electronic beats, infectious hooks, and Foster's distinctive vocals, resulting in a memorable and widely recognized riff.