Stereogum Readers Name Foster The People’s “Pumped Up Kicks” As The “Indie Song Of The Summer”


We’ve speculated at length (and crunched not a few stats) to help determine what is 2011′s Song Of The Summer. Stereogum has also been wondering about this subject, so the “indie rock blog” polled its readership, and the results are in: the Stereogum Indie Song of the Summer is “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster the People, who, you’ll remember, is our latest You Oughta Know artist. Watch the video for “Pumped Up Kicks” above, or check out their stripped-down, You Oughta Know Live version.

And The Indie Song Of Summer 2011 Is… [Stereogum]

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  1. Scott says:

    OK, VH1, why do you take out the words “gun” and “bullet” out of the song? With all of the other offensive things shown on this channel, are those the words that should really be censored? Geesh.