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Right Where You Want Me

Still a sweet teen heartthrob, but a tad sexier.

What parents need to know

Positive messages

A sobering message about the dangers of drunk driving.

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Some spicy innuendo on two songs. From "Blow Your Mind": "Turn off all the lights and lay back while I blow your mind."

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Drinking, drugs, & smoking

"Invincible" is about the tragic results of drunk driving.

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Jesse McCartney is still a nice guy, despite some sexier innuendo this time around. One song, "Invincible," tells the story of a drunk-driving tragedy.

What's the story?

TV and boy-band veteran Jesse McCartney is a nice guy, the kind most parents would like to see dating their daughter. At least that's the image that he -- and his record label -- seem to be trying to project. And most of the songs on RIGHT WHERE YOU WANT ME are declarations of the kind of adoring, romantic love that fuels young teens' fantasies. A couple of the songs actually get pretty sexy, with playful (if non-explicit) innuendo; for example, "Turn off all the lights and lay back while I blow your mind" ("Blow Your Mind").

Is it any good?


McCartney is a terrific singer, so it's no surprise that his follow-up to his debut album Beautiful Soul is just as successful an effort, if a teensy bit less safe. The most substantial song by far is "Invincible," a cautionary tale about the tragic end to a drunken ride down the highway. "Four or five drinks and you were on your way ... you took that turn doing 85 in a 35 ... doctors were trying to save you for three damn hours" are lyrics that might stimulate some family discussion about drinking and driving.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about "Invincible" and the issue of teens driving drunk. Parents may want to reinforce that kids can always call them for a ride if they're afraid to get in a car with someone driving who seems to be intoxicated.

Music details

Artist:Jesse McCartney
Release date:September 19, 2006
Label:Hollywood Records
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Teen, 13 years old Written bykrazypanda June 26, 2009
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Teen, 14 years old Written byirishgamer96 March 7, 2009

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This song has awesome beat.I think this is okay for 10 year olds.Only this song.
Teen, 14 years old Written byballin_252 April 9, 2008