Lord of the Flies Meets Mad Max For Foster The People

07/19/2011
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For Foster The People have released a new music video for the second single, "Helena Beat," off their debut Torches.

Mark Foster told MTV.com last month that the clip is sort of "'Lord of the Flies' meets 'Mad Max.'"

Ace Norton (She and Him, Scissor Sisters, Death Cab for Cutie,) who directed this futuristic clip, worked closely with the band to realize an over-turned, run down world where rules are long gone and kids are now rulers.

During the making of the video the director notes that, "everyone took a very hands on approach to the entire process," every person did their own stunts and no children were harmed! However, we cannot speak for the adults in this video. Watch it here

Foster The People will continue to tour the world this summer and well into the fall. With sold-out shows in nearly every market and a live set that's undeniably energetic, this is a band who you won't want to miss in 2011!

Foster The People on tour:

7/23 Perth, AU On the Bright Side ** SOLD OUT
7/24 Hindmarsh, SA The Governor ** SOLD OUT
7/26 Melbourne, AU Hi Far Bar & Ballroom ** SOLD OUT
7/27 Melbourne, AU Hi Far Bar & Ballroom ** SOLD OUT
7/28 Surry Hills, AU The Gaelic Club ** SOLD OUT
7/29 Sydney, AU the Metro ** SOLD OUT
7/30 Woodford, QLD Splendour in the Grass
8/5 Chicago, IL Lollapalooza
8/5 Chicago, IL HOB ** SOLD OUT
8/7 Detroit, MI Magic Stick ** SOLD OUT
8/8 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls
8/9 Buffalo, NY Tralf
8/11 Brooklyn, NY Prospect Park
8/12 San Francisco, CA Outside lands
8/18 Brussels, BE Pukklepop Festival
8/19 Biddinghuizen, NL Lowlands
8/20 Paredas De Couras, PT Paredas De Couras Festival
8/23 Ibiza, ES Ibiza Rocks
8/24 Ibiza, ES Ibiza Rocks
8/26 Reading, UK Reading Festival
8/27 Leeds, UK Leeds Festival
9/2 Isle of Wight, UK Electric Picnic
9/13 Scottsdale, AZ The Venue
9/15 Dallas, TX House of Blues
9/16 Austin, TX ACL
9/17 Houston, TX House of Blues
9/19 New Orleans, LA House of Blues
9/20 Orlando, FL The Beacham Theatre
9/21 Atlanta, GA Masquerade (Heaven Stage)
9/23 Richmond, VA The National
9/24 Philadelphia, PA Popped! Festival
9/26 Washington, DC 9:30 Club ***2 shows
9/27 New York, NY Terminal 5
9/29 Boston, MA Paradise
10/1 Toronto, ON Sound Academy
10/2 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
10/4 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue
10/6 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
10/9 Seattle, WA Showbox at the Market
10/10 Vancouver, BC Commodore **SOLD OUT
10/12 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
10/15 Los Angeles, CA Wiltern * SOLD OUT
10/18 Los Angeles, CA Wiltern

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