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"Recovery" (CD Single)
A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this music.
What parents need to know
What's the story?
Is it any good?
Beliebers may have some mixed opinions about the new R&B sounds of their pop prince, but Bieber believes it's one of the most important songs he's ever written. It's clear that his heart has been broken as he croons for a "successful recovery" from his past mistakes, and his decision to sample the acoustic guitar riff of Craig David's "Fill Me In" makes the single memorable.
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about trust. Why is it so important in any relationship?
Bieber's on-and-off girlfriend Selena Gomez shed her Disney image. Do you think Bieber is trying to do the same? Would you still consider him a role model?
What do you think of Bieber's new sound? Do you prefer his dance-pop hits or these R&B tunes?
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