NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --This Thursday, January 23, Foster The People will play a free show in Los Angeles to celebrate the announcement of their new album Supermodel (due out March 18 via Columbia Records). Follow the band's Twitter for more information about tickets and location. Fans can listen to the album's first single "Coming Of Age" now on the band's website, where the song is set to a visual documenting the creation of a seven story mural in Downtown Los Angeles inspired by the new album.
In addition to the recently announced shows and festival appearances, Foster The People will embark on their first North American tour since 2012 this spring. Kicking off in April at Coachella, the tour will include festival performances at Governors Ball, CounterPoint and Big Guava as well as headline dates throughout the United States and Canada (please see below for full tour routing). A limited number of pre-sale tickets will be available at fosterthepeople.com starting on Wednesday, January 22, at 9:00 a.m. LOCAL TIME for each show. Tickets go on sale to the general public at fosterthepeople.com on Friday, January 24, at 9:00a.m. LOCAL TIME for all shows except Toronto, which goes on-sale at 10:00a.m. ET.
The globally influenced Supermodel is the follow-up to the group's critically acclaimed 2011 debut Torches. Recorded in various locations around the world, Supermodel began as frontman Mark Foster and producer Paul Epworth set up a writing studio in a riad in Essaouira, Morocco at the end of 2012. Supermodel is available for pre-order now digitally and at fosterthepeople.com with an instant download of the album's first single "Coming of Age."
Foster the People is Foster, Cubbie Fink and Mark Pontius. Founded by Foster in 2009, the group achieved success with the 2011 release of their debut album Torches, which has sold nearly two million albums and over nine million singles worldwide. Torches features the #1 hit single "Pumped Up Kicks," which was declared "the year's anthem" by SPIN, and also spawned the chart topping singles "Don't Stop (Color On The Walls)," "Houdini," and "Helena Beat." Foster the People garnered three Grammy nominations for their monumental debut, including Best Alternative Album, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Pumped Up Kicks" and Best Short Form Music Video for "Houdini."
FOSTER THE PEOPLE TOUR DATES
January 23: Los Angeles, CA—Location TBA
April 12: Indio, CA—Coachella
Apr 18: Las Vegas, NV—Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan*
Apr 19: Indio, CA—Coachella
Apr 25: Nashville, TN—Ryman Auditorium*
April 25-27: Kingston, GA—CounterPoint Music Festival
Apr 28: Tulsa, OK—Cain's Ballroom*
Apr 29: Dallas, TX—South Side Ballroom*
Apr 30: Houston, TX—Bayou Music Center*
May 2 - 4: Tampa, FL—Big Guava Music Festival
May 3: New Orleans, LA—New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
May 5: Charlotte, NC—The Fillmore Charlotte*
May 9: Boston, MA—House of Blues*
May 13: Toronto, ON—Massey Hall*
May 15: Detroit, MI—The Fillmore Detroit*
May 16: Chicago, IL—Riviera Theater*
May 21: Vancouver, BC—Queen Elizabeth Theatre*
May 22: Portland, OR—Roseland Theater*
June 6-8: New York, NY—Governors Ball Music Festival
*with St. Lucia
SOURCE Columbia Records