A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this music.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that fans of the TV show Glee may be curious about this single from the show's star, Matthew Morrison. While "Summer Rain" isn't graphically sexual, it does include several direct references to "making love." Moreover, the sexual activity occurs on a rooftop where "there could be a thousand people watchin'." These lyrics and the song's subject matter make the song iffy for tween Glee fans.
What's the story?
In his debut single "SUMMER RAIN," Glee star Matthew Morrison (a.k.a. Mr. Schuester) sings some sweet verses about the object of his affections, whom he lovingly refers to as "so beautiful" -- as well as some more mature lines about making love on a rooftop in the middle of a rainy day. Though the song doesn't contain any swearing or extremely graphic references, its repeated references to sex result in a song that's just a bit too mature for younger tweens.
Is it any good?
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about why Matthew Morrison would release a single at this point in his career.
How does this solo track compare to Morrison's many performances as Mr. Schuester on Glee?
Do you think Morrison should stick to performing on the show or should he continue pursuing his solo career? Why?
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