All on a Sunday Afternoon

 
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Soulful, upbeat bluesy-rock celebrates childhood.

What parents need to know

Educational value

Nothing super educational, but some nice lessons about cleaning up after yourself ("Put Em' Away") and the value of a best friend ("Very Best Friend").

Positive messages

Brings to life the special moments and memories of childhood, from little siblings to ice cream trucks and lazy Sunday afternoons.

Positive role models

Sugar Free Allstars write songs that are fun and creative, with easy, unassuming messages and lessons about the joys of childhood set to music that's interesting and enjoyable for any age.

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that All On a Sunday Afternoon is filled with bluesy-rock tunes that celebrate the special moments of childhood with positive messages and lessons set to upbeat, colorful music. There's no iffy content, and lots for every family member to enjoy.

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What's the story?

Oklahoma band Sugar Free Allstars' third album, ALL ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON, is a soulful, upbeat release with 10 bluesy-rock tracks about sweet moments and memories of childhood. Featuring guest singers like Jack Forman of Recess Monkey and Keller Williams, the album offers some positive messages with music that will surely get little feet moving and grooving. The album comes with a 40-minute concert DVD, too.

Is it any good?

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As masters of live performances for pint-sized audiences, Sugar Free Allstars create kiddie-themed tunes with music that's always fresh, fun, and family-friendly. The songs on All On a Sunday Afternoon are a hip concoction of bluesy-rock that kids and parents can sing and dance to while enjoying lyrics about childhood moments like getting a new sibling, chasing down the ice cream man, or having the courage to get rid of a naptime teddy bear. From the rousing "Gotta Get Up" to the bittersweet "Ready to Give Up Teddy," this album leaves out the overly sugary sound that's often found in kids' music and keeps it super cool and groovy.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about some fun things they do together on a Sunday afternoon. What can you do with your family that doesn't include the computer, TV, video games, or even a cell phone?

  • What do you think about the music on this album? What is your favorite song? Why?

  • What instruments or sounds do you hear?

Music details

Artist:Sugar Free Allstars
Release date:June 12, 2012
Type:Album
Label:Wiser Music
Genre:Children's Music
Topics:Friendship
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Parent of a 6 year old Written bymadsmooney1214 September 23, 2012
 

all on a sunday afternoon

Families can talk about some fun things they do together on a Sunday afternoon. What can you do with your family that doesn't include the computer, TV, video games, or even a cell phone? What do you think about the music on this album? What is your favorite song? Why? What instruments or sounds do you hear?
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