"Best Love Song" (CD Single)

Music review by
Stephanie Bruzzese, Common Sense Media
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Mostly innocent R&B tune about taking time to show you care.

Parents say

age 6+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 10+
Based on 4 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

A positive message about demonstrating your affection for the one you love.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Encourages listeners to take time to care about others.

Violence
Sex

References to kissing. One iffy line: "And if I wanna take her home
/ It's gonna be better than what they do on the radio!"

Language
Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that "Best Love Song" is a positive tune that encourages listeners to show their romantic partner how much they care. The track includes no profanity or explicit references, just encouragement to kiss the person you care about. There's only one suggestive line: "And if I wanna take her home / It's gonna be better than what they do on the radio!" Overall it's an OK choice for older tween and teens.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written bySimpleyM3 December 14, 2011

Good song

Its " Its got to be better then what they do on the radio" as in a better song
Teen, 16 years old Written byshanno15 February 19, 2012

Recommended!

Great song! Awesome beat and very catchy, the lyrics are a good message about showing someone you really care about them.
Kid, 9 years old May 3, 2011

What's the story?

BEST LOVE SONG is a collaboration between rapper T-Pain and R&B crooner Chris Brown. This clean track is all about showing the whole world how much you care for the person you love. For example, "Homie kiss your girl, shorty kiss your man
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Is it any good?

It's surprising that there's so much Auto-Tune in this track since Chris Brown and T-Pain are well known for their great pipes. Both give their typically solid performances here, and while the synth-beat isn't unique, the overall effect will still satisfy fans of both artists who just can't get enough of their music.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about love songs. What makes a good love song? What makes this particular one so sweet?

  • This song avoids graphic language and sexual references; how come more artists don't follow this model? Is edgy material always necessary in hip-hop and R&B?

Music details

For kids who love hip-hop

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