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What parents need to know
Parents need to know that "Sweet Nothing" is hardly a light, carefree tune with lines like "There is a hollow in me now ... I'm trying to hope with nothing to hold." That said, it offers no graphic language or lyrics about sex, substance use, or violence –– making it an overall acceptable pick for tweens and teens who can handle the song's melancholy tone.
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What's the story?
In the single "SWEET NOTHING," smash DJ Calvin Harris partners up with yet another music sensation: Florence Welch, lead singer of the pop–rock band Florence + the Machine. The fifth song from 18 Months, Harris's third full–length record, the track marries the British DJ's infectious beats with Welch's powerful pipes.
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Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about the meaning behind the lyrics "I'm trying to hope with nothing to hold ... I'm living on such sweet nothing."
How do you feel when you're in a rift with someone you care about and you haven't had contact with that person in a while?
Are strong, meaningful bonds with other people an essential ingredient for overall happiness? Why or why not?
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