Favorite is a group effort of songwriting, with various band members contributing. While different producers – from Modulogeek, Big Hat Gang, Nights of Rizal, the Ringmaster, and Mikey Amistoso of Ciudad and Hannah + Gabi – take stabs at putting together those thoughtful and intuitive songs that have been their trademark.
"Tama Na Ang Drama was a satisfying sophomore effort, but Favorite deserves to be called Ang Bandang Shirley’s finest work and your favorite album to date." - FHM.ph
The band has remained true to their sound, true to their writing, true to their craft. Their third album, Favorite, comes with a slightly bittersweet note, as vocalist Selena Salang takes what looks like an indefinite hiatus from the group. But it’s quite a send-off: the band’s strength in full form.. - Earthings Blog
Sulit na sulit ang paghihintay para FAVORITE, at aabangan ko ang susunod pa nilang mga kanta. Tulad ng dati, napakaganda ng mga lyrics ng bawat kanta at hindi sila lumayo sa nakasanayang tunog. Gaya nga sa pangalan nito, ang Favorite ay isa sa mga paborito kong Pinoy album. - philippineone.com