Helena Beat by Foster The People

Helena Beat

Song Information

"Helena Beat" is a song by American indie pop group Foster the People. The single served as the second single from the band's debut studio album, Torches. It was released on 24 May 2011. On 10 August 2011, BBC Radio 1 DJ Greg James selected the song as his Record of the Week. A music video to accompany the release of "Helena Beat" was first released onto YouTube on 18 July 2011. The video debuted on the MuchMusic Countdown in Canada on Thursday, August 11 at #30, and has since peaked at #28. Show video tutorial!

About the Artist

Foster the People is an alternative/indie rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band started in October 2009. Members include Mark Foster on keyboards, guitars, and vocals; Mark Pontius on drums; and Cubbie Fink on bass and backing vocals. NPR credits their rise to fame on getting play on The Hype Machine and performances at South by Southwest. They have a single EP called Foster the People EP. The band is best known for their song "Pumped Up Kicks", which came in at number 32 on Australia's Triple J Hottest 100 of 2010. They played at the 2011 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday, 17 April 2011.
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The Various Kinds of Piano The piano can be broadly classified into two types: the Vertical or Upright piano and the Horizontal or Grand piano. The distinction is made on the basis of the height of the piano in question and the placement of the strings. The upright piano ranges between 36 to 60 inches is usually sub divided into four types: the spinet, the console, the studio and the upright. The spinet has a height of 36 to 38 inches and a width of 58 inches. It is the smallest of pianos and is good for people living in small spaces. However, it is not usually used for professional playing piano because it has less power and accuracy and but that does not mean that it cannot be used in piano lesson and piano tutorial. The console is slightly bigger. Its height ranges between 40 and 43 inches. This kind of piano comes in various styles and hence can be made to match your furniture. The studio is the piano seen in music schools. (More...)