"Come & Get It" (CD Single)

Music review by
Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media
"Come & Get It" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Catchy tribal beats, a bit of innuendo on lame pop track.

Parents say

age 9+
Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 9+
Based on 17 reviews

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.

Violence
Sex

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

Language
Consumerism
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 6, 10, 13, and 16 year old Written bypluggedinparent June 20, 2013

Way to stay innocent,sel.

This is one of my, 13 year old daughters favorite songs, and i just heard it for the first time. I was shocked that the one disney star that i thought had it al... Continue reading
Parent of a 9 year old Written bymusics8 November 3, 2018
Teen, 14 years old Written byLivthelion April 17, 2014

BAD

This song is terrible and has a bad message for young girls.
Kid, 10 years old June 4, 2013

Disappointing house track from 'Spring Breakers' star is tainted with sex

"Come & Get It" is a House single by Selena Gomez. The song only has a major issue as far as sexual content. The song is about luring a man to... Continue reading

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

For kids who love pop music

Our editors recommend

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate

About these links

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Thank you for your support.

Read more

Our ratings are based on child development best practices. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. The star rating reflects overall quality and learning potential.

Learn how we rate