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Girl Authority

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Real girls sing pop hits. Fun for kids.

What parents need to know

Positive messages

Teamwork, friendship -- it's good stuff.

Violence & scariness
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Sexy stuff

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Drinking, drugs, & smoking
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Parents need to know that there's no offensive content here. Songs even feature positive messages about teamwork and friendship.

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What's the story?

Remember the Spice Girls? Each one had a distinct persona and costume. On GIRL AUTHORITY, the young performers borrow a page from the Spice book and perform popular hits with distinct personalities.There have been many \"by kids, for kids\" rock compilations released recently, often with lackluster arrangements, off-key singing, and no credit given to the performers. But GIRL AUTHORITY is different. The idea of having the nine girls portray different types (Party Girl, All-Star Girl, Urban Girl, Fashion Girl, Rock & Roll Girl, Country Girl, Glamour Girl, Preppy Girl, and Boho Girl) provides some extra fun. Each girl is shown on her own page of the CD insert, dressed in an appropriate costume. These kids manage to come across as real people and not squeaky disembodied voices.

Is it any good?

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The real bonus of this CD is that the girls appear to be experienced performers, described in their press release as "Nine girls who have been performing together in the musical theater arena for years." It's interesting to hear musical-theater-style vocals on popular hits, and fun to hear the girls, with their different personalities and vocal styles, supporting each other on background vocals. Overall, it's a lot of fun -- and far better-produced than other similar albums.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about how each performer is her own type. Then they could try to figure out which type each family member might be. Country? Rock & Roll? Urban?

Music details

Artist:Various Artists
Release date:April 4, 2006
Label:Zoe Records
Genre:Children's Music
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Kid, 12 years old January 8, 2009

GIRL AUTHORITY RULES!!!

Hey give them a break! I happen to love them! yeah i'm 12 but so what. THEY'RE LIKE MY AGE but they're my idols! they are not hollywood brats or anything... and have great voices! their personalities are amazing, and you just might be jealous!!! GIRL AUTHORITY FOREVER!!!
Teen, 13 years old Written byclownsrppleto April 9, 2008
Kid, 12 years old April 9, 2008

Not that great...

If I wanted to hear snobs sing, I would listen to Paris Hilton. Which, of course, I would never do because she stinks but that's beside the point. "Girl Authority" is just a bunch of snobby girls singing the latest pop hits. Who wants to hear 11-year-old girls who stink at singing sing these songs when you can hear the real-and better-song? If you're into this kind of music (tween pop) then check out JoJo, Hannah Montana, or Avril Lavingne. But leave "Girl Authority" in the store.

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