"Blow Me (One Last Kiss)" (CD Single)

Music review by
Stephanie Bruzzese, Common Sense Media
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Mature break-up tune has profanity; try the edited version.

Parents say

age 12+
Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 11+
Based on 8 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

Some mixed messages. Though the song advocates for leaving a bad relationship, it also talks about avoiding problems ("I want back my ignorance and bliss"). 

Positive Role Models & Representations

Finding the strength to end an unhealthy relationship is certainly a good thing.

Violence
Sex

In addition to the double entendre about oral sex ("blow me") in the song title, one verse references sex and prostitution ("no more sick whiskey d--k ... you'll be calling a trick").

Language

In the explicit version, the word "s--t" is repeated several times, and "d--k" is also used.

Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

Mentions being drunk a few times. 

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)" is a fairly mature break-up song that hearkens back to Pink's earlier, more adult releases. Its title is a nod to oral sex, with more sex referenced in the lyrics; the word "s--t" is repeated throughout the explicit version, and "d--k" also appears. The song also mentions being drunk a few times. That said, it does have a positive message about leaving an unhealthy relationship.

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User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written bymusic fan2.0 July 31, 2012

well half and half

i as a grown man am not afraid to admit that t love this song very mutch but think u should be careful with young pink fans but it may help them let out feeling... Continue reading
Adult Written byTony632 July 27, 2012

really p!nk ??

disappointing bland comeback from pop/rock star. Some language. But overall just a slightly annoying song about avoiding a bad relationship and then getting eve...
Teen, 16 years old Written bysamantha19 June 15, 2018
Kid, 11 years old February 1, 2014

Great song

The clean version is really good because it unlike the explicit version it doesn't include "we've hade a s*** day" so I think 10 and up.

What's the story?

Returning to the studio for the first time in four years, pop star Pink is back with "BLOW ME (ONE LAST KISS)" -- the first single from her soon-to-come sixth studio album. Called "classic Pink" by some critics, the track describes a bad breakup and the activities leading up to it -- including a lot of fighting, dysfunctional sex, and drinking.

Is it any good?

All the qualities that make Pink's music appealing to her loyal fans are here in this track, including a power-pop hook and hard-driving vocals. While the approach isn't exactly original for the singer, it will please all those who've waited four long years for a new tune.  

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the juxtaposition between Pink's mellow family life with husband Carey Hart and baby daughter Willow, and her more turbulent songs, like this one. Do you think about an artist's personal life when you listen to a song?

  • Even when they've grown up and settled down, do formerly edgy artists have to continue to release controversial, mature songs in order to stay relevant? Why or why not? 

  • Is Pink a good role model? Why or why not?

Music details

  • Artist: Pink
  • Release date: July 9, 2012
  • Type: Single
  • Label: RCA
  • Genre: Pop
  • Parental advisory: Yes
  • Edited version available: Yes
  • Last updated: July 15, 2015

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