Just Kids

Album: It's About Us (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • In 2013, Alex & Sierra won Season 3 of The X Factor. Their prize included a $1 million recording contract from Sony Music Entertainment and this is a track from their debut album, It's About Us.
  • Alex & Sierra wrote this with Sam Hollander (Neon Trees, Gym Class Heroes), Ali Tamposi (Kelly Clarkson) and John Ryan (One Direction). Sierra recalled to Artist Direct: "We had this writing camp at a friend's house. It was us and ten other singers and songwriters. We had known them for months when we were on The X Factor, and they had seen us go through lots of ups and downs. They were all literally like our family. We were at this writing camp. It was a musical summer camp with friends. We'd go in the Jacuzzi and have fires and snacks. It was like a party, and here and there we'd write songs. Technically, we're not the age of children, but it felt like we were all a bunch of kids hanging out with our friends."

    Alex added: "That was just a fun song. It was lighthearted and something we could dance to. The chords aren't very difficult. The lyrics are fun."

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