It was released as the band's debut single in September , and the following year was included on their EP Foster the People and their debut album, Torches. The song was written and recorded by frontman Mark Foster while he was working as a commercial jingle writer. Contrasting with the upbeat musical composition, the lyrics describe the homicidal thoughts of a troubled youth named Robert. The track received considerable attention after it was posted online in as a free download, and it helped the group garner a multi-album record deal with Columbia Records imprint Startime International. The song spent eight consecutive weeks at number three on the Billboard Hot chart in the United States, making it the first Billboard Alternative Songs number-one single to crack the U. The song was widely praised by critics, and it has been licensed for use in a wide range of popular media since its release. He explained: "I really didn't have anything to do that day. I was standing there in the studio, and this thought came in my mind like, 'I'm going to write a song,'
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I wish I knew chinese then I might have interest in chinese songs as well. Any how, I have many chinese friends will share it with them and hope that they will love it. Well, you don't have to know the language to like the song. There are millions of kpop fans and most of them aren't Korean. I also don't know Chinese but I love them. They are best for me when I am studying because as I don't know language my mind don't distract with lyrics and they just feel melodic. Well I will learn Chinese some day in future.
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