"Love Me" (CD single)

Common Sense Media says

Teen singer's innocent song about puppy love.





What parents need to know

Positive messages

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

Positive role models

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
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Sexy stuff

A couple of references to kissing.

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Drinking, drugs, & smoking
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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.

Parents say

Kids say

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. 

Families can talk 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
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Kid, 10 years old June 11, 2010

The chorus is a bit too iffy.

Your kids won't understand the chorus. It is a bit too sexy for little kids. "Fool me, fool me. Oh, how you do me!" Little kids will not understand the act of "doing". The rest is squeaky clean love.
What other families should know
Too much sex
Teen, 16 years old Written bytu kubanita February 23, 2010
i love this song and i love justin bieber
What other families should know
Too much sex
Great messages
Teen, 15 years old Written bybpixie July 9, 2010

Adorable for EVERYONE :)

Cute song!! Justin Bieber is all the rage for ALL AGES, which is a great thing. Older girls think he's hot (at least most of them), and all the rest just love his adorable, catchy music. My 4-year-old brother dances along to Justin Bieber 24/7. He is just a cute kid trying to find his way in the world (that sounded REALLY cheesy ;D) so cut him some slack!!
What other families should know
Great messages


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