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It's All Right Here (CD single)
A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this music.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that they might actually like this song as much as their tweens will. This time around, Miley-as-Hannah abandons message-heavy lyrics and sings about having fun -- and maybe about wanting a crush to stick around. Either way, there's nothing objectionable here.
What's the story?
Hot on the heels of the Hannah Montana Season 3 premiere, IT'S ALL RIGHT HERE debuted on Radio Disney on Nov. 7. One of 10 songs that Miley Cyrus will perform on the series as her rock star alter-ego, rumor has it that the song will appear on the third season's soundtrack later this year. The song is basically about having fun: "Check out the scenery, we won the lottery," Hannah urges a friend (or \
Is it any good?
While the song isn't a huge departure from her earlier efforts, it sounds like Hannah has grown up a bit. Cyrus has graduated from sugary synth to bubblegum pop-punk, and her country twang is more pronounced. Lyrically, she (or rather, her songwriters) doesn't have much to say about popular Hannah topics like self-esteem -- "It's All Right Here" is more about celebrating the here and now and having fun. (Good, clean fun, of course.)
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about why Hannah Montana -- both the character and the show -- is so popular. What's appealing about having an alter ego? Who you do relate to more, Hannah or Miley? Why? Families of older tweens can also discuss Cyrus' squeaky-clean TV persona and whether recent media coverage has changed that image.