Love Child (Ella Riot EP)

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Love Child
EP by Ella Riot
Released March 29, 2011
Recorded 2010–2011
Genre Electro-pop, funk, rock, techno
Length 21:04
Label Independent
Producer Ella Riot
Ella Riot chronology
The Remixes

Love Child
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Love Child is the second studio release by Ann Arbor, Michigan-based band Ella Riot, formerly My Dear Disco.[2] Being a studio recording and final release, Love Child is the band's second definitive work. It was engineered and recorded at Mission Sound studio.[3] The band released a music video of the album's fourth track "It Could Be". The song's theme is "liberation" and according to band founder Tyler Duncan the video's concept is: "an unlikely person having the ideal response to our music."[4] An album review by Mark Deming of AllMusic characterized the music as pop, influenced by funk, techno and house, and called the band's approach original.[1] The last track "Clubbin" has bagpipes as the lead instrument,[4] with Deming calling the fusion of bagpipes and guitars "a welcome bit of inspired lunacy".[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Just One Way" 4:12
2. "Karma" 4:26
3. "Replaceable" 3:42
4. "It Could Be" 4:00
5. "Clubbin" 4:44


Credits adapted from Bandcamp music store.

  • Ella Riot – writing, production
  • Michelle Chamuel – lead vocals
  • Tyler Duncan – synthesizer, uilleann pipes, vocals, mixing
  • Robert Lester – guitar
  • Mike Shea – drums
  • Joe Dart – bass
  • Oliver Strauss (Mission Sound) – recording, assistant production
  • Devin Kerr (Good Hertz) – final mixing, assistant production
  • Joe LaPorta (The Lodge) – mastering
  • Jon Morgan – photography
  • Andrew Le – design


  1. ^ a b c "Allmusic: Ella Riot – Love Child review". Archived from the original on October 11, 2016. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ann Arbor band Ella Riot is blazing a new trail". The Blade. August 25, 2011. Archived from the original on June 10, 2015. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  3. ^ "On The Record: Ella Riot Make 'Love Child' At Mission Sound". April 17, 2011. Archived from the original on June 10, 2015. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Interview: Ella Riot, I Could be Your Love Child". April 11, 2011. Archived from the original on March 16, 2014. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 

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