"Love Me" (CD single)

Music review by
Stephanie Bruzzese, Common Sense Media
"Love Me" (CD single) Music Poster Image
Teen singer's innocent song about puppy love.
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Parents say

age 17+
Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 9+
Based on 27 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive messages

Bieber's proclamations that his crush can "do no wrong" is naive, but his message is sweet.

Positive role models & representations

In Bieber’s short time in the public eye, he’s maintained a drama-free lifestyle, setting a good example for his growing legions of tween fans.

Violence & scariness
Sexy stuff

A couple of references to kissing.

Language
Consumerism
Drinking, drugs & smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that there’s not a lot to worry about in this single: it lacks foul language and mature content, focusing instead on innocent -- and idealized -- puppy love.

User Reviews

Parent of a 14 year old Written bysecx November 2, 2010

uch no lil kids required

just if u got little kids this is a bad person
Parent of a 7, 10, and 13 year old Written byStrict Parent November 7, 2009
Teen, 14 years old Written byJustinBieber_JB September 4, 2010
The BEST person I've heard all year!!! MUCH better than Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato!!!!!! (They're losers!) I <3 JB!!!
Teen, 14 years old Written byjustindrewbieber1 February 26, 2011

for the tween section

i loved it but that was just me

What's the story?

Fifteen-year-old singing sensation Justin Bieber continues his salute to love on the aptly titled LOVE ME, a single from his full-length album My World. Like his smash debut hit “One Time,” this track once again finds Bieber pouring his heart out to his “angel,” declaring his feelings in every way imaginable. The tune is instantly recognizable as a classic ode to puppy love, containing no overtly offensive lyrics beyond a couple of mild references to kissing. However, parents should be prepared to explain to their tweens that real love is a lot different than how Bieber describes it: “Baby you can do no wrong…My heart is blind…When I’m with you, everything has disappeared.”

Is it any good?

Taking center singing stage at fifteen years old is a tall order that Bieber fulfills fairly well, with his maturing voice remaining solid on this track. He makes an admirable attempt to separate the tune from the synth-pop pack by sampling the ‘90s hit “Lovefool” by Swedish band The Cardigans. Sprinkling bouncy beats throughout the sample, Bieber comes up with a refreshingly unique song that makes you want to hit the Replay button more than once. 

Talk to your kids about ...

  • What qualities matter most in the person you love?

  • When someone you love disappoints you, does that mean you should sever your ties to that person? Why or why not?

Music details

  • Artist: Justin Bieber
  • Release date: October 27, 2009
  • Label: Island
  • Genre: Pop
  • Parental advisory: No
  • Edited version available: No

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