"Just Like a Rockstar" (CD Single)

 
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Teamwork takes center stage in this cute, clean tune.

What parents need to know

Educational value

Meant to entertain rather than educate.

Positive messages

A positive message about friends coming together in a group, like a rock band, and working together to produce a fun environment for everyone: "Now we're having a ball, and the best part of all is pitching in and helping out / That's what being friends is all about."

Positive role models

The song is about being committed to teamwork and cooperation for the collective good.

Violence & scariness
Not applicable
Sexy stuff
Not applicable
Language
Not applicable
Consumerism

The single is from a Nickelodeon TV show.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that "Just Like a Rockstar" is a clean, fun track that demonstrates how cooperation and teamwork -- like the type that takes place in a band -- can result in good times for all. It includes no questionable content whatsoever, making it another great choice for young kids who are fans of The Fresh Beat Band.

What's the story?

"JUST LIKE A ROCKSTAR" is the latest single from The Fresh Beat Band, stars of the Nickelodeon TV series about a group of four young adults in a band. The lyrics to this kid-friendly tune focus on how fun it is to act like one of the stars of a rock band, where the teamwork involved in producing music ends up in a great time for both the band members and everyone who hears the music.

Is it any good?

QUALITY
 

"Just Like a Rockstar" has a springy pop beat and easy lyrics that young kids won't have a hard time learning by heart, allowing them to sing along. And its references to cool stuff like being in a band will further increase its popularity factor.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about other examples of teamwork. What "teams" are you on?

  • How do the members of The Fresh Beat Band work together? How do you work together with your friends?

Music details

Artist:The Fresh Beat Band
Release date:November 29, 2011
Type:Single
Label:Nick Records
Genre:Pop music for kids
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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  • Best: Really engaging; great learning approach.
  • Very Good: Engaging; good learning approach.
  • Good: Pretty engaging; good learning approach.
  • Fair: Somewhat engaging; OK learning approach.
  • Not for Learning: Not recommended for learning.
  • Not for Kids: Not age-appropriate for kids; not recommended for learning.

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Teen, 16 years old Written byPITLadyPalutena99 June 6, 2012
 

6 and up

Too hard for younger kids.Iffy for anyone under 7 despite good messages.Not educational.
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much consumerism
Parent of a 6 year old Written bymadsmooney1214 June 2, 2012
 

just rockstar cd single

Families can talk about other examples of teamwork. What "teams" are you on? How do the members of The Fresh Beat Band work together? How do you work together with your friends?
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much consumerism

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