Greatest Hits: My Prerogative

Music review by
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Common Sense Media
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Already? This CD is only for true-blue fans.

Parents say

age 9+
Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 11+
Based on 9 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages
Violence
Sex

Simpering sexual innuendo.

Language
Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Britney's premature "Greatest Hits" album is relentlessly suggestive, predictable, and instantly forgettable. You can use this CD to broach the subject of sex with your kids, or use it to prop up the short leg of the sofa.

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Teen, 13 years old Written bysara4ever95 February 16, 2009

hello

i love this cd. ive had it ever since i was like 10. i say 9+
Teen, 16 years old Written bymc2004 April 9, 2008

Great dance pop

Yeah, so Britney Spears isn't exactly a talented, classy musician. But this CD is great. It has all of her funky, danceable hits in one package. The spe... Continue reading

What's the story?

Britney's GREATEST HITS: MY PREROGATIVE album will be a must for diehard fans, with its slick packaging, bonus CD of remixed hits, and insert packed with photos. Everyone else should spend their money and time on something else. After only five years on the pop star scene, it might seem a bit premature for this young performer to have a "greatest hits" album at all, especially when all of her hits sound so similar. Madonna's cameo on "Me Against the Music" is reprised, of course, and Pharrell Williams provides a welcome vocal on "Boys." The songs themselves are absolutely and instantly forgettable.

Is it any good?

Britney's simpering, processed vocals and forced sexuality end up sounding sterile and tedious; not at all sexy. The musicianship and production are fine, deftly codependent in their efforts to cover for weak lead vocals.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about why so many young girls look to Spears as an example. And why does she feel the need to be so sexually provocative?

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