"If That's Not Love" (CD single)

Music review by
Heidi Kotansky, Common Sense Media
"If That's Not Love" (CD single) Music Poster Image
Tween TV stars' first song lacks pizzazz.

Parents say

age 7+
Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 11+
Based on 9 reviews

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Positive Messages

Stresses the idea of loving what you do despite the pressures of being a star.

Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that tweens will want to listen to this song over and over again because it's the first CD single from the popular Naked Brothers Band. There's absolutely nothing to worry about here except getting this mindless pop rock tune out of your head.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Parent of a 17-year-old Written bylove2 September 26, 2009


this song stinks!!!! is this what you think your kids would wanna listen too?: "if that's not love then what is? if that's not friendship then wh... Continue reading
Adult Written byRxJAG April 11, 2009


nbb=worst band EVER
Teen, 15 years old Written by96grlpowrCE May 13, 2011

Great song! (:

It's very nostalgic and it makes me think of younger times when I was in elementary school and this was my very favourite show ("If That's Not Lo... Continue reading
Kid, 9 years old April 9, 2008


its a good song and the words the magical feeling has begun means when they start to just have fun.

What's the story?

For the first single off their first album, The Naked Brothers Band brings us a very catchy song about loving what you do, even with the pressures of being a star. The real and on-screen brothers (and their band) sing their hearts out while having fun with "IF THAT'S NOT LOVE."

Is it any good?

Unfortunately, the lyrics don't make much sense -- and aren't well-written either: "We've got the music in our blood/Magical seasons and then we're done/Magical feeling has begun/Magical feeling has begun." Huh? What does come across is a bunch of kids valuing friendship and music and having a good time. Things could be worse.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the pressures of being a celebrity and of being on TV. Tweens, how do you feel about fame? Would you like to be famous? Why or why not? Families can also discuss the challenges of following your dreams. What aspirations do kids have and why? Is there anything you can do now to start preparing for your goals?

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