The Kooks - "Pumped Up Kicks" (Foster The People Cover)

The Kooks

The Kooks stopped by BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge to promote their new album, Junk of the Heart, and performed a cover of Foster The People's full blown hit "Pumped Up Kicks". The lads stay faithful to the original but give it a dose of that Brighton swag. Listen to it below:

The Kooks - "Pumped Up Kicks" (Foster The People cover)

Junk of the Heart is out September 12. We've been spinning it some. Verdict: it's tuneful and vapid — definitely a Kooks album — just don't expect it to say with you soon after the last track closes.