"Best Friend's Brother" (CD Single)

Music review by
Jessica Dawson, Common Sense Media
"Best Friend's Brother" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Nick star's song about a secret crush is innocent and fun.
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Parents say

age 2+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 8+
Based on 15 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this music.

Positive Messages

Although she has a crush on her BF's brother, she doesn't act on it, for the sake of her friend. It's harmless flirting.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Even though she is interested in her friend's brother, she doesn't act on it, out of respect for her friend.

Violence
Sex
Language
Consumerism

The song is featured on Justice's TV show.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this single and video feature the star of the hit Nick show, Victorious, Victoria Justice. Although the idea of crushin’ on your BF’s sibling might be a little sketchy for younger kids, the song is innocent enough and has no bad language or iffy content. The video just features a playful, blushing Justice daydreaming about her friend's brother.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byP and E December 5, 2011

awesome kids in GA!

it stinks like poo! she is always off key, SHE'S AWESOME! me and my friend were just kidding about it. me and my friend, are fans. gooooooo Victorius! we t... Continue reading
Kid, 10 years old September 21, 2013

:) :) :)

Catchy, clean, and fun to dance to. :)
Teen, 16 years old Written bybabygirl62 July 29, 2012

Kirsy

I thing this song is really nice your kids might love it they can move there body with it. HAVE FUN!!

What's the story?

The idea of crushin' on your BF’s bro is probably something more of us can relate to than we care to admit. Apparently, Victoria Justice’s single “BEST FRIEND’S BROTHER” was written from her own personal experience about a secret crush. The song is upbeat techno-pop, with the video featuring a charming Justice (and fellow cast members) blushing and daydreaming about her BF’s sibling. The song is featured on the TV show as well.

 

Is it any good?

Victoria Justice is already making a name for herself as aspiring singer Tori Vega on her popular Nickelodeon show Victorious. It's hard to stand out among a vast celebrity sea of teenage female pop artists with long locks, but Justice is doing a good job of it. Her voice is more mature than her Nick or Disney counterparts, and the video shows a goofy and sweet Justice unafraid to let loose. But like any good friend should, she never crosses the line or her best friend. Although the music and lyrics aren't groundbreaking, the single is catchy and fun, and is sure to be on heavy rotation on many tweens' playlists.

 

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the fact that this artist is featured in a popular Nick TV show. If you are a fan of the show, does it make you want to buy music from the characters? Or, if you like the music, does it make you more apt to watch the TV show?

  • What do you think about the trend of teen actors and actresses also having music careers? Do you think it's necessary to be able to sing and act to make it in teenage show business today?

  • Does it make you like your favorite celebs more when you can see them on the tube and listen to their music as well?

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