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"Rocketeer" (CD single)

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Electro-pop group sings sweet ode to a special girl.
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What parents need to know

Positive messages

This is an uplifting song about a guy who just wants to show his girl all the great things there are to see in the world.

Positive role models

The loving, caring sentiments displayed toward the object of the singer's affection are the classic actions of a positive role model.

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that "Rocketeer" is a great choice for tweens and their parents. It includes no profanity or adult content, focusing instead on telling a heartwarming story about a guy who thinks the world of his girl and wants to help her get the most out of life.

What's the story?

ROCKETEER is the follow-up single to the smash hit "Like a G6" by electro-pop quartet Far East Movement. Featuring guest vocals by One Republic's lead singer, Ryan Tedder, the track is a sweet expression of love by a guy who wants to show his girl the world. There's no swearing or mature content, just a lot of cute, creative lyrics about all the ways he wants to take care of his girl. For example, "Where we go we don't need roads, where we stop nobody knows / To the stars if you really want it, got a jetpack with your name on it / Above the clouds in the atmosphere, just say the words and we
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Is it any good?

QUALITY

"Rocketeer" is a slow song with modern flare, coupling a toned-down tempo and beautiful vocals by Tedder with the rap stylings of Far East Movement. Even the coolest kids can't help but like the end result, which has all the appeal of a love song with a lot less of the cheese.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about this single's creative combination of musical styles -- the electro hop of Far East Movement and the light pop vocals of One Republic's Ryan Tedder. Do you think the two styles mesh well?

  • What are some other musical pairings you'd really like to hear?

Music details

Artist:Far East Movement
Release date:January 12, 2011
Label:Interscope Records
Genre:Pop
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Teen, 16 years old Written byAnimeIsAwesome808 July 25, 2013

I LOVE this song.

Rocketeer is my favorite Far East Movement song. I love the lyrics, singing, etc. P. S. My birthday is tomorrow! :D
Kid, 12 years old February 9, 2011

awesome

love this song. no sexual lyrics. gotta get it for my ipod.
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Teen, 17 years old Written byBigbillyboy September 18, 2012

Up up here we go go! Where we stop nobody knows knows!

I LOVE THIS SONG! Ultra catchy,amazing lyrics,awesome singing,ect.My parents listen to this song with me,and they love it too! My friends at school love it too! Yes it's THAT amazing!! The lyrics are positive,and great role models are EVERYWHERE! BEST SONG BY FAR EAST MOVEMENT! ROCKETTER IS A SONG I LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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