Girish Mahajan

Are You What You Want to Be

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Released  September 8, 2014
Length  4:30
Recorded  2013
Label  Columbia
Genre  Afrobeat, indie pop, alternative rock
Writer(s)  Greg Kurstin, Mark Foster

"Are You What You Want to Be?" is a song by American indie pop band Foster the People. It serves as the opening track on their second studio album, Supermodel, and was released as the album's fourth single on September 8, 2014.



An audio stream of "Are You What You Want to Be?" was uploaded by the band's Vevo account to YouTube on August 5, 2014 accompanied by its single cover. The song impacted contemporary hit radio in the United Kingdom on September 8, 2014 and modern rock radio in the United States on September 9, 2014 as the album's fourth single. The song is also used on EA Sports game, FIFA 15.


Foster the People
  • Cubbie Fink – bass
  • Mark Foster – lead vocals, keyboards
  • Mark Pontius – drums
  • Sean Cimino - guitar
  • Isom Innis - synthesizer
  • References

    Are You What You Want to Be? Wikipedia

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