"These Kids" is the first single from Joel Turner and the Modern Day Poets' self-titled debut album Joel Turner and the Modern Day Poets. The song was written in December 2001, with the music composed by Turner and the lyrics written by his older brother Tim (aka "DubLT")."These Kids" achieved huge success in Australia, reaching #1 on the national charts and remaining in the top 5 for 13 weeks. The track was nominated for Breakthrough Artist (Single) at the 2005 ARIA Awards, Most Performed Urban Work at the 2006 APRA Awards, and honoured with an ARIA No. 1 Chart Award in November 2005. Furthermore, it placed eighth in the 2004 ARIA End of Year Singles Chart while still in the top 5.