A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this music.
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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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?
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