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Beautiful Soul

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Surprising, refreshing, delightful pop debut.
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What parents need to know

Positive messages

He goes out of his way to present himself as a nice guy.

Violence
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Sex
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Language
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Consumerism

CD insert advertises posters and t-shirts; content is fine.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking
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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Jesse McCartney is one of the more successful actor/singer crossover artists playing it very safe and delivers pleasant, nice-boy pop.

What's the story?

Jesse McCartney cut his pop-star teeth in boy bands. The Sugar Beats and Dream Street veteran has also appeared in the WB drama \"Summerland.\" His debut solo album, BEAUTIFUL SOUL is an unusually successful actor/singer crossover pop CD. Unlike some similar recent efforts (Lindsay Lohan comes to mind), Jesse's performances feel honest and natural. He delivers safe, pleasant, and well-produced tunes that stop short of becoming too saccharine. Mostly love songs, the lyrics and delivery make the singer seem like a sensitive sweetie-pie. As it happens, he co-wrote four of the best songs on the album: \"She's No You,\" \"Get Your Shine On,\" \"That Was Then,\" and \"What's Your Name?\"

Is it any good?

QUALITY

It helps that this kid can really sing. And that he's absolutely adorable to look at, with a sense of style and dynamic that you either have or you don't. The song lyrics don't say a whole lot, but they say it over interesting rhythm tracks, on tunes that show off Jesse's musical and vocal strengths. His voice, delivery, and charisma -- combined with top-notch production and some more-than-halfway-decent material -- make for a surprising, refreshing, and delightful pop music debut from this surefire teen heartthrob.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about how McCartney wrote four of the songs for the album and does that inspire you to try your hand at songwriting as well?

Music details

Artist:Jesse McCartney
Release date:January 28, 2005
Label:Hollywood Records
Genre:Pop
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Teen, 15 years old Written byarthur16morgana January 12, 2011

jesse is awesome! by the album!!

i love jesse mccartney.this is my fave song by him.
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Kid, 10 years old May 25, 2010

girlie boy

He sings like a girl, and he hasn't had any new songs. I think that like other celebrities, he is spoiled.
Teen, 14 years old Written byirishgamer96 March 7, 2009

Without U (Cd Single)

This song has awesome beat & a good tune. Jmac's voice sounds really good.Here are some of the lyrics: I like when you whisper softly..........Dream without you....... Those lyrics might create images in the mind which aren't 10+.But if it doesn't,the rating is reasonable.

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