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Jakarta Post

Last Child wants to have a say

  • Indah Setiawati

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, March 4 2012   /  12:57 pm

Three-piece band Last Child wants to infuse an honest reality in its lyrics.

One of the band’s singles was circulating on the streets even before the public knew the boys behind the song.

Hummed by teenagers and a hit among street singers, Last Child’s first single “Diary Depresiku” (My Diary of Depression) instantly gained popularity with its sad lyrics and catchy melody.

The band, formed in 2006, previously comprised front man Virgoun Teguh, bassist Dimas Rangga and ex-drummer Ary Ceper, who later left the group.

Virgoun said the three were schoolmates and had their own hardcore bands until they decided to collaborate in order to join an audition for a music festival in another senior high school.

“Since then, we continued to play music together,” the 25-year-old told The Jakarta Post on the sidelines of a lunch to celebrate their first...