Foster the People is an American indie pop band formed in Los Angeles, California in 2009. The group is composed of Mark Foster, Mark Pontius, Sean Cimino and Isom Innis. The group’s music, described as melodic dance-infused pop and rock, spans many genres. Tyler Halford is currently a touring member of the band. Phil Danyew toured with the band from 2014-2019, as he now has his own project, Elephant Castle. Jacob “Cubbie” Fink was once a member but had left the band in 2015 after the release of their second album. Arlene Deradoorian (sister of Angel Deradoorian) and Haley Dekle had also provided backing vocals for the group in 2014.