Forget about trying to dig out your one lullaby CD – you can switch on a radio station that caters specifically to your baby
An online radio station for children aged up to three has been created. The brainchild of French actor Julien Bocher, the Internet station features no breaking news and no adverts – just the songs that babies, and their parents, want to listen to.
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Launched five months ago, Radio Doudou is proving popular with parents and already has 50,000 listeners. Julien, who’s a dad of three, launched the site and app after he realised there were similar ventures for pre-schoolers – but not babies.
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It’s a venture he’s been working on since his first child was born nine years ago. ‘I noticed there was a lack of music for babies apart from compilations and CDs,’ Julien told The Independent. ‘I wanted a much bigger choice.’
‘I had two criteria,’ said Julien. ‘Would the baby’s little ears like what it was hearing, but also would the parents want the baby to listen?’
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Each day’s playlist is different, broadcasting anything from a lullaby version of Abba’s Dancing Queen and a jazz version of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. But don’t worry, songs in your regular playlist, like Dusty Springfield’s The Look of Love, will be played, too.
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