Most Wanted

Music review by
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Common Sense Media
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Too much Hilary, too little good pop.

Parents say

age 4+
Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 8+
Based on 8 reviews

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

Positive Messages

Alternates between love-sick and preachy.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that while there is nothing objectionable on this CD. In fact, the music video that is all over the Disney channel is a bit more suggestive than the content of the CD.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Parent Written byiampurpletoday August 8, 2012

We love Hilary Duff!

There isn't a self-absorbed theme on this album. My daughter and I rock out to this album in the car and it's so girly and fun. We love it.
Adult Written byDexterSmith April 9, 2008

Most Wanted

Sexual Content (Pause): Some innuendo and sexual talk.
Violence (Not an Issue): None.
Language (Not an Issue): One use of suck on the special edition.
Social Be... Continue reading
Teen, 13 years old Written bysara4ever95 February 16, 2009


i did not find this suggestive at all.i remember i got this for like my 10th or 11th birthday party and i LOVED it!
Kid, 12 years old April 9, 2008

What's the story?

Hilary Duff's latest tribute to self-absorption (aka a \"greatest hits\" album with a couple of new tracks thrown in) offers one bad song after another, performed with so much electronic ambiance slapped on the vocals that it's impossible to hear what the Disney megastar's real voice sounds like. The cliché-laden lyrics seem innocuous at first, but the message is, in some ways, as scary as the most explicit gangsta rap, because MOST WANTED is nothing more than a celebration of Hilary herself.

Is it any good?

Repetitive lyrics alternate between lovesick and preachy. Vocals are processed within an inch of their thin whiny life and mixed way above lackluster instrumental tracks. The songs are downright awful; most are remixes of past hits. The "me-me" message becomes quite irritating. The one bright spot -- a cover of the Go-Gos' "Our Lips Are Sealed" seems perfectly suited to Duff's vocal stylings. The rest of the songs, boring as they are, stretch her limited range to the max.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about whether or not their kids find Hilary Duff's music revealing or self-absorbed.

Music details

  • Artist: Hilary Duff
  • Release date: August 16, 2005
  • Label: Hollywood Records
  • Genre: Pop
  • Parental advisory: No
  • Edited version available: No
  • Last updated: July 15, 2015

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