Foster The People Cover The Strokes’ “Machu Picchu”


Foster The People recently appeared on BBC Radio 1 and performed a cover that will not soon be forgotten.

The performance took place earlier this week in studio with the iconic British company. The song of choice? The Strokes’ “Machu Picchu.” You can stream the cover for yourself, after the jump.

When asked why the chose this song, Foster The People’s Mark Foster offered “The song title sounds like a Pokémon character. It’s a rock song we wanted to flip on its head. It’s definitely our kind of psychedelic take on this song.”

The word “psychedelic” definitely hits the nail on the head. Click through and enjoy.

Foster the People – Machu Picchu (The Strokes cover) by CoverMe

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