"Stereo Love" (CD single)

Music review by
Stephanie Bruzzese, Common Sense Media
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Hypnotic tune about romantic love is fine for older kids.

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age 8+
Based on 5 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

This song has a positive message about trying to work through relationship problems.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Mature behavior in the face of difficult issues is the sign of a positive role model.

Violence
Sex

One semi-steamy line: "When I touch your body I feel I'm losing control."

Language
Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that "Stereo Love" is a tame single told from the perspective of one partner in a romantic relationship who implores the other to work through their problems together. Featuring no swearing or adult content beyond one line about touching someone's body, this track is acceptable for older kids and teens.

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Kid, 11 years old August 21, 2011

Kinda Good

I kinda like this song. I don't really understaand what they're singing but it's still a good song. Plus I heard this song many times when I was... Continue reading
Kid, 12 years old June 25, 2011

Romanian dance tune is repetitive but clean.

This song is about trying to solve the problems you may stumble across in relationships. It has a repetitive upbeat rhythm and a few semi-steamy lines. The cov... Continue reading

What's the story?

"STEREO LOVE" is the dance hit heard 'round the world by Edward Maya, a Romanian musician and producer, and guest vocalist Vika Jigulina. Its theme is a common one, about two people in love, one of whom asks the other to make a mature effort to work out their problems and issues. There's no profanity, sex, or substance use discussed here, resulting in a track that's OK for both younger and older ears.

Is it any good?

It's easy to understand why "Stereo Love" received nearly 100 million YouTube views in less than a year: the song's hypnotic beat, Vika Jigulina's plaintive vocals, and a digitized accordion tone make the tune sound somewhat other-worldly, haunting your thoughts long after it's done. Several up-and down-beat remixes add more or less intensity to the track, depending on your mood.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about whether Edward Maya and Vika Jigulina contribute any new insights to the age-old theme of romantic love in this song.

  • Why do artists continue to produce songs about love over and over again?

Music details

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