Glee: The Music Presents Glease (Grease) Music Poster Image

Glee: The Music Presents Glease (Grease)

(i)

 

Fun, mostly clean songs from original '70s musical.

What parents need to know

Positive messages

No overly positive or negative lyrics here, just a lot of talk about the ups and downs of young love.

Positive role models

The songs are about being young and in love.

Violence
Not applicable
Sex

Some light allusions to intimacy; for example, "well she was good, you know what I mean."

Language
Not applicable
Consumerism

Promotes TV show Glee and the movie and stage musical Grease.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Glee: The Music Presents Glease is a largely clean album of nine songs from the classic '70s musical and movie. While the original songs were fairly tame, the Glee versions are toned down even more, leaving only a few light references to "making out" and intimate situations. Overall, the tunes are a mostly clean, fun listen for tweens and teens (and parents).

Parents say

Not yet rated
Review this title!

What's the story?

GLEE: THE MUSIC PRESENTS GLEASE is the latest in a long line of song compilations, and the third featuring tunes from a Broadway musical, released from the TV show. The "Glease" episode from the show's fourth season featured actor and Goldie Hawn's daughter, Kate Hudson, as a dance instructor.

Is it any good?

QUALITY

It would be hard for any act to follow iconic singers John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, though the Glee cast makes a valiant effort. Even Glee guest star Kate Hudson gets in on the action, putting her all into "There Are Worse Things I Could Do," originally sung by Stockard Channing in the 1978 movie. Fans of the show will definitely be interested, although others may want to stick with the originals.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about whether the themes in Grease are still relevant 40 years after the original musical was released.

  • How do some of the messages about romance and dating compare to the ones you hear about today?

  • Do you think it was a good idea for Glee to take on a beloved play/movie like Grease? Why or why not?

Music details

Artist:Glee Cast
Release date:November 9, 2012
Type:Album
Label:Columbia
Genre:Soundtrack
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

This review of Glee: The Music Presents Glease (Grease) was written by

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

Quality

Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.

Find out more

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

About Our Rating System

The age displayed for each title is the minimum one for which it's developmentally appropriate. We recently updated all of our reviews to show only this age, rather than the multi-color "slider." Get more information about our ratings.

Great handpicked alternatives

What parents and kids say

See all user reviews

Share your thoughts with other parents and kids Write a user review

A safe community is important to us. Please observe our guidelines

Kid, 10 years old November 17, 2016

Kid,10 years old

I think its cool and not as rude as the original movie.

Poll

Did our review help you make an informed decision about this product?