It's official, Christchurch boy band Moorhouse are mummy's boys.
The group which finished fourth on The X Factor have released their debut single, Mama Said digitally today.
Comprising Marley Wilcox-Nanai, 17, Rory McKenna, 20, Brock Ashby, 19, Jason Aileone, 19 the group recently announced that they had signed to Sony Music.
"This is a dream come true for us. We have worked really hard to get here, to be on the same label as Stan Walker, who we look up to, is a complete honour.
"This is everything we wanted and more," Ashby said.
Moorhouse has a large social media following and over one million cumulative views on YouTube.
Currently in the studio working on their debut album, a statement from Sony said the group hoped to release it "before Christmas".
It should be noted that Mama Said has a decidedly Christmas vibe.
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