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REVIEW: Favorite Child - Just Wanna Belong out on Virgin records / Universal Music

Favorite Child from Sweden and Berlin manage to create beats that propel one on the dance floor with their unique blend of classic songwriting and bittersweet, driven by radio songs.

Their debut single "Just Wanna Belong" is already traded on the net as upcoming Hit and combines epic melodies with melancholic lyrics that were sung by Swedish singer Erik Rapp, who already took in the past for Sweden in the Junior Euro Vision Song Contest.

The guys behind Favorite Child Alx Go (lives in Stockholm) and Kim W (based in Berlin) have in the past worked with artists like Tove Lo, Icona Pop and Eric Hassle. The duo is distinguished by its combination of their love for music, the craftsmanship they put to the day and a healthy degree of rebellion, so as not to sound monotonous and stand out from the crowd.
"We have almost a childish attitude when writing and producing songs and that is exactly what makes our style. As musicians, we not only want to do what others expect of us. Our approach is a mix of `Let's all try what sound cool` and` F*** it, we do not know what we are asked `It's a little as if the young rebel strike the mad scientist in a perfect harmony. Favorite Child

Dimitri Kechagias review:
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 [item value="10"]Beat and Rhythm[/item]
 [item value="10"]Basslines and Groove[/item]
 [item value="10"] Melody [/item]
 [item value="10"] Synths [/item]
 [item value="10"]Vocals and Lyrics[/item]
 [item value="10"]Breakdown[/item]
 [item value="10"]Climax  / Drop / Crescendo / Pay off moment[/item]
 [item value="10"]Intensity, Drive and Energy[/item]
 [item value="10"]Sound-design and Arrangement[/item]
 [item value="10"]Overall Atmosphere[/item]
 [item value="10"]Goosebumps / Shivers moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Emotional affinity and heartfelt moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Originality and Inventiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Dancefloor Efficiency / Festival Arenas Effectiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Radio Friendly[/item]
 [item value="10"]You can’t get this memorable track out of your head[/item]
 [item value="10"]It has potential to become an anthem or a classic[/item]
 [item value="10"]Favorite Child - Just Wanna Belong [/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]When you combine in one team Swedish with German producers with heritage in good electro pop music you know that you will get something extra special  and this exactly what Favorite Child is all about. Electro pop at its best with very nice breaks/electro style beats, relaxing atmosphere and fantastic vocals by Erik who seems that he is about to explode out of any proportions because simply his voice worth gold and diamonds. Superb rock guitar touches, dreamy soundscapes, travelling arrangement and awesome memorable trumpet riff that you will start whistling immediately. I certainly believe that some good club remixes will help the tune to fly even higher. Glad I found this #PureGold anthem. Let's singalong together! Love IT[/content]

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