Hannah Montana: Songs From and Inspired by the Hit TV Series

Music review by
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Common Sense Media
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Perky, appealing Disney TV tunes for tweens.

Parents say

age 11+
Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 6+
Based on 40 reviews

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Pages of product ads in the CD insert.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this soundtrack is a collection of pleasant, up-tempo songs from the Disney Channel's hit series, including eight lead vocals by the show's star, Miley Cyrus. Other songs are "inspired by" the series and performed by other young stars.

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Adult Written byTeensOpinion17 February 10, 2014

Overall a good, fun, bubblepop album

I was bought this album a long time ago, the album features the songs from the hit tv show 'Hannah Montana' All songs are clean and fun and they go to... Continue reading
Parent of a 17-year-old Written byTandarr February 3, 2010
Exceopt for some sassyness in the TV series,It's all very good.
Kid, 10 years old December 10, 2010
Many positive messages on this album. I put 'good role models' because back then, Miley was one. These songs... I always enjoy them. Just look out for... Continue reading
Teen, 13 years old Written byMOVIE13 September 11, 2010

uh blah

this alblum is blah

What's the story?

Miley Cyrus is the 14-year-old who plays Hannah Montana in Disney's hit TV series. With a competent, energetic warble and loads of perky style, Miley delivers song after song about the double life led by the character she plays; Hannah Montana is a "normal" school kid with a secret identity as a pop star. As implausible as it is appealing, this tween fantasy informs nearly every song on HANNAH MONTANA: FROM AND INSPIRED BY THE HIT TV SERIES. Additional inspired artists include: The Click Five, Jesse McCartney, Everlife, and B5.

Is it any good?

The lyrics are absolutely inoffensive -- and also grow absolutely tedious by the end of the album. But the instrumental performances are excellent, boasting a particularly strong rhythm section. As is the way with Disney CDs, the musicians aren't given credit -- so we'll never know who the particularly fine drummer is here. Miley steals the show with lead vocals on eight tracks, including a duet with her country/pop-star dad, Billy Ray Cyrus.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the implausible but irresistible idea of having a secret identity as a rock star. Is this something you could pull off in real life if you had to go to school every day? You can also ask your kids if they'd like to play music really well on a CD and not get credit for their work -- which seems to be the Disney MO.

Music details

  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Release date: October 24, 2006
  • Label: Disney
  • Genre: Soundtrack
  • Parental advisory: No
  • Edited version available: No
  • Last updated: June 19, 2019

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