Never Say Never (The Remixes)

Music review by
Stephanie Bruzzese, Common Sense Media
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Clean remixes from Bieber's documentary movie.

Parents say

age 9+
Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 7+
Based on 21 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

The messages in these songs are overwhelmingly positive -- focusing on loving and appreciating people, following your dreams, and other uplifting topics.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Promotes forward-thinking behaviors and attitudes.

Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff

Some light talk of kissing: "That should be me feeling your kiss."


Promotes the movie.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Never Say Never (The Remixes) is yet another clean, positive release from teen superstar Justin Bieber. These songs contain almost nothing in the way of questionable content, with the occasional kiss being the only mildly mature topic. Like Bieber's previous releases, these tunes are appropriate for audiences of any age.

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Parent of a 11-year-old Written byMomma K. June 25, 2017

More great child friendly songs from Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber's songs are upbeat and clean, my favourites from the album are Runaway Love and Never say Never. These songs are taken from his full length d... Continue reading
Parent of a 17-year-old Written by4444444 February 20, 2011
Teen, 17 years old Written byRob W. May 26, 2012

Never Say Never Music Review

So dumb and stupid i just dont like him but he's famous. no offence.... Sike
Kid, 12 years old September 12, 2011

cool song

its agood song it says to not give up

What's the story?

NEVER SAY NEVER (THE REMIXES) is the soundtrack from the documentary movie of the same name, highlighting the rise to fame of teen singing sensation Justin Bieber. The album includes seven tunes, all but one of which feature a huge guest star -- like Usher, Miley Cyrus, and Kanye West, to name a few. As usual, Bieber's lyrics are squeaky clean, with no graphic language or adult references beyond a kiss or two. It's another entry in the long list of Bieber albums that are great choices for both younger and older kids.

Is it any good?

Though Bieber's typically solid vocals come through on each of these tunes, the album includes a few particular standouts. "Runaway Love," his collaboration with West and Raekwon, is an infectious combination of sweet singing and salty rapping, while "Up" (featuring Chris Brown), is an example of two equally talented vocalists lending their chops to make one great track.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about whether these songs were good choices for this soundtrack to Bieber's documentary movie, also titled Never Say Never.

  • Why do you think Bieber chose to feature these songs in the soundtrack? What other songs from the movie might have been good to include?

  • How has Bieber grown and changed since releasing the original versions of these songs?

Music details

  • Artist: Justin Bieber
  • Release date: February 14, 2011
  • Label: Def Jam
  • Genre: Pop
  • Parental advisory: No
  • Edited version available: No
  • Last updated: June 19, 2019

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