Schizophrenic

Music review by
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Common Sense Media
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CD seems to have multiple musical personalities.

Parents say

age 17+
Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 16+
Based on 4 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

JC is so into himself (and his lover of the moment) that he has no time to worry about this stuff.

Violence

No violence.

Sex

Very sexually suggestive, occasionally explicit.

Language

No offensive language.

Consumerism

"Everything You Want" is a commentary on materialism, from one who's been there.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

A couple of very mild references to drinking.

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that fans will discover that boy band graduates (or at least this one) think about sex -- a lot! This album will be fine for some teens, perhaps a little much for others. Take a look at the lyrics on a site like lyrics.com and decide if this is okay for your teen.

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Teen, 13 years old Written byNot_Interested October 30, 2009

Bad 4 anyone

Booooooooooo! sex is for lifeless people
Teen, 14 years old Written byErin_aimeee March 9, 2014
I was listening to Jc Chasez's pandora station and was surprised to hear some of his songs. The 100 ways song was really inappropriate and very sexual. I w... Continue reading

What's the story?

SCHIZOPHRENIC may not be very exciting or innovative, but it reveals the more mature, evolving side of a beloved boy-band member's personality, and it's a lot of fun for older teens.

Is it any good?

The first track, "Some Girls (Dance With Women)," is a terrific dance song with a homoerotic twist: The girls are all dancing together and this guy wants to join the fun. It's sexy with a refreshing shot of longing. The rest of the CD is sexy too, with a couple of pretty explicit moments here and there. This may come as a surprise to underage NSYNC fans who expect a sappier brand of romantic pop from the boy band veteran.

Justin Timberlake was the "cute one" in NSYNC, but JC Chavez makes an effort to maintain his "hot one" persona on this album with some very sexy lyrics. He also puts on a lively and very danceable show with energetic rhythm tracks and a "let's not take ourselves too seriously" sense of fun. The strongest tracks are the most danceable, featuring dynamic musicianship and enthusiastic vocal performances.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about how this more mature album compares with the band's earlier albums. How do you like this "grown-up" version?

Music details

  • Artist: JC Chasez
  • Release date: February 24, 2004
  • Label: Jive Records
  • Genre: Pop
  • Parental advisory: No
  • Edited version available: No

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