"Come & Get It" (CD Single)

Music review by
Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media
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Catchy tribal beats, a bit of innuendo on lame pop track.

Parents say

age 10+
Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 9+
Based on 17 reviews

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A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

A fairly clean track about being in love.

Positive Role Models & Representations

While the lyrics are a little more suggestive than her earlier songs, Gomez still stays fairly clean and upbeat.


The lyrics feature some light innuendo: "When you're ready come and get it... You ain't gotta worry, it's an open invitation."

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Selena Gomez's single is a little more mature than her previous releases, with some lightly suggestive lyrics ("You got the kind of love that I want, let me get that. And baby once I get it I'm yours, no take backs"). But the track is still pretty clean, skipping any references to drugs or alcohol, violence, or sex, which should make it a hit with older tween and teen fans of the former Disney star.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Parent of a 9-year-old Written byAgustin A. November 3, 2018

Amazing song

No bad language
Adult Written byKay C. August 8, 2017

ANOTHER disappointment in the music industry

Mature level wise, it has no problems, but the music itself lacks a critical component of a good song:talent. First off, Selena isn't known for her good si... Continue reading
Teen, 14 years old Written byLivthelion April 17, 2014


This song is terrible and has a bad message for young girls.
Kid, 11 years old July 23, 2020

Great workout song

This is great for dancing, but the lyrics are cheesy. I'd skip it.

What's the story?

Selena Gomez tries something new on her single "COME & GET IT," a catchy, electro-tribal pop number with some hints of Bollywood. This track, about enticing a guy to be with her, is a little more suggestive than her post-Disney releases with Selena Gomez and The Scene, but should still be an appropriate choice for older tweens and teens.

Is it any good?

"Come & Get It" has all the makings of a great Rihanna single, featuring her signature tribal rhythm and sound. The problem: It's missing Rihanna. While the beats are infectious, Gomez just doesn't have the vocal chops to hold up during the verses, and mostly just sounds sleepy. While it's nice to see this former Disney star growing up without getting too risque, here's hoping she kicks up the energy on her next single.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about Gomez's growing maturity on this single. Do you think it's OK for her music to get more mature as she gets older?

  • Do you think this song is about Gomez trying to rekindle her relationship with Justin Bieber, as rumors suggest?

Music details

  • Artist: Selena Gomez
  • Release date: April 9, 2013
  • Type: Single
  • Label: Hollywood Records
  • Genre: Pop
  • Parental advisory: No
  • Edited version available: No
  • Last updated: November 11, 2020

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