Foster The People frontman thrown out of Prince concert

Mark Foster had to beg to be let back into the Hollywood club show

Foster The People frontman thrown out of Prince concert

Photo: Annika Mottershaw/NME

Foster The People frontman Mark Foster was last night (October 25) kicked out of a Prince gig in Los Angeles.

The singer was escorted out of The Sayers Club in Hollywood after security spotted him using his mobile phone, reports TMZ.

Prince has banned the use of mobiles with recording capabilities at his private shows, but Foster was seen using his iPhone, leading to his removal from the venue.

Foster then begged security to let him back inside, explaining that he hadn't closed his bar tab and promised that he wasn't taking pictures on his phone.

He was later allowed back into the venue, but was made to check in his phone. Speaking to TMZ about the incident, Foster said: "It's cool... Prince doesn't play in front of 100 people every night."

The frontman recently stated that the new Foster The People material will be inspired by The Clash, The Kinks, West African music and David Bowie.

"One thing about Foster The People is that it's taking pieces of a lot of different genres of music and kind of melding them together," he told Rolling Stone.

"In the first record, I was looking at my vision for the project through a piece of opaque glass. This next record's going to be more evolved; it's going to be a clearer picture of what I've had in my head when it comes to that vision. Working on this project and getting deeper into electronic music is gonna help bring a deeper colour in the next Foster record."

Earlier this year Foster told NME that his band plan to record a new album later in 2012, which will be out in 2013.

Read More On This Artist

More News
George Harrison, The Bee Gees to be honoured with The Recording Academy's Lifetime...
Single hidden by Jack White inside furniture found a decade later
The Maccabees on new album: 'It's stripped back, fewer layers, more piano'
Alt-J, Florence + The Machine, The War On Drugs to play Sweden's Way Out West festival
Blink-182's Tom DeLonge discusses plans for punk trio's new album
Karen O says label boss Julian Casablancas is 'a fucking amazing guy'
The Wombats announce details of new album 'Glitterbug'
Sam Smith becomes only artist to sell one million albums in UK and US in 2014
London superclub Fabric respond to reports they are facing closure after drug-related deaths
Pussy Riot: 'Our goal is not to make a political album'
Azealia Banks accuses Eminem of sexism in his music
Gerard Way 'made plans to work with' The Libertines' Carl Barat
The Smiths' Mike Joyce says Queen should wear 'Queen is Dead' T-shirt during...
Wu-Tang Clan tried to get James Blake to feature on 'A Better Tomorrow'
Royal Blood 'wanted to support Foo Fighters before even starting the band'
Spectres announce UK tour dates
Taylor Swift was surprised at industry's reaction to her decision to leave Spotify
Ride, Bastille, Duran Duran and more to play tiny War Child gigs
Noel Gallagher's teenage daughter recalls how he embarrassed her in front of Harry Styles
Manics' Nicky Wire: 'There hasn't been a decent attempt at a Christmas single in...
Radio 1 music boss tells The Killers' Brandon Flowers: 'You're not too old to make...
John Lydon: 'Ukip's talk about immigration is subdued racism'

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM