Hannah Montana Soundtrack

Music review by
Jennifer Axman, Common Sense Media
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Girl-power pop from hit tween TV show.
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age 9+
Based on 7 reviews

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age 2+
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A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

Girl power all the way! "I know I can change the world…I know where I stand…I would never run away when life gets bad…I learned that strength is something you choose…Gonna follow my own lead, yeah!"

Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff
Language
Consumerism

CD comes with a certificate for a free ringtone and snapshots of Miley Cyrus. The DVD has a link to the Disney store.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this special edition soundtrack is made up of 15 songs from Disney's TV show, Hannah Montana, including the theme song "The Best of Both Worlds." The 2-disc set features all the same safe, girl-power pop favorites from the first soundtrack release in 2006 ("If We Were a Movie" and "I Got Nerve"), but also has a new bonus track "Nobody's Perfect." It also comes with a DVD that includes 30 minutes of "Backstage Secrets" and a live concert performance of "Nobody's Perfect," signed snapshots of Cyrus, and a certificate for a free "This is the Life" ringtone.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byamandaallheart608 April 15, 2009

aswme

i think evey one can 4-18
Adult Written byBeLti April 9, 2008
Kid, 8 years old April 9, 2008
Kid, 10 years old April 9, 2008
i really dont know what to say but some of that is descusting

What's the story?

The beloved Hannah Montana, played by Miley Cyrus, is an ordinary, everyday girl who happens to have a secret identity as a rock star. In the HANNAH MONTANA SOUNDTRACK, she sings of normal girl problems (fitting in, living your dream, having fun with friends). Miley's feelings about staying strong and balancing her real self with her stage one is an ongoing theme ("If you could see the other side of me/I'm just like everybody else/can't you tell" in "The Other Side of Me"). In addition to the nine Miley Cyrus songs, there are four tracks by guest artists: The Click Five, Jesse McCartney, Everlife, and B5.

Is it any good?

All of the songs on this CD are clean and full of upbeat girl-power messages ("I know where I stand/I know who I am ... Gonna get what I deserve, I got nerve"), talent, and charm. The touching duet with Miley's famous father, Billy Ray Cyrus, "I Learned from You" ("I learned from you that I do not crumble/I learned from you that strength is something you choose ... There is no question that's a lesson I learned from you") is one of the album's best tracks.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about what it would be like to have a mysterious secret identity as a rock star. Would it be worth it? What are the pros and cons of living a secret yet glamorous life like that? How would your friends react? Families can also discuss how it's different to listen to a song rather than to watch its video. How does your imagination allow you to see different things?

Music details

  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Release date: March 20, 2007
  • Label: Disney
  • Genre: Pop
  • Parental advisory: No
  • Edited version available: No

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