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Simon Cowell reveals Eric's favourite song

Simon Cowell

has revealed that he and his son


have the same favourite song. When

X Factor


Only The Young


I Wanna Be Like You

on Saturday night's show, Simon told the audience that he and Eric are big fans of the track.

Simon and Eric are both fans of the Jungle Book track
"It is actually my son's favourite song and it is my favourite song,"

said Simon. "

I love you in this show. You are fun. You are not taking yourselves too seriously.

I really hope the public pick up the phones and keep up in because I love you guys."Fellow judge

Mel B

also praised the group. "I like you, you just know who you are and that is why my kids harp on and on about you," she said. "I have a three year-old, a seven year-old and a 15 year-old. They are absolutely in love with you."


Simon's comments about Eric's love of


Jungle Book

track came just days after he

shared a sweet video of the youngster playing the drums

.The little nine-month-old can be seen smiling as he bops away to the sound of One Direction's

Story of My Life

while trying to bang on his toy instrument. Dressed in a little blue and white jumper and matching blue trousers, Eric smiles for the camera as he listens to those around him singing along to the music.Proud dad Simon shared the video on his official Facebook page, writing,

"One Direction have just hired Eric as their new drummer."

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