"Take You There" (CD single)

Music review by
Maria Dinoia, Common Sense Media
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Reality star gets a bit sexy in solid dance track.

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Positive Messages
Violence
Sex

A few suggestive lines ("Lazy lovers never let you spread your wings") and not-so-suggestive ones ("Makin love above the breeze" and "Take off your outfit and lets be gone").

Language

One "f--king."

Consumerism

There's an obvious tie-in to the MTV TV show Making the Band. One mention of an old video game.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

One thing: "I'm your supplier, I'll get you higher."

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this dance/love song from the Making the Band finalist is about wanting to do everything for a girl to make her happy. There are a few suggestive lyrics, but overall, most of the lines are subtle enough to keep the song innocent.

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Teen, 14 years old Written bymichelledariz231 April 9, 2008

It's a great song listen to the catchy beat.

The only way the song is bad is if the kids actually comprehend what the lyrics are. However if your kids understand what they mean they should be mature in lis... Continue reading
Kid, 11 years old April 9, 2008

I was discussded

We sould not let our kids listen to this Adultish and Imature behavuor.

What's the story?

Diddy's hit MTV show Making the Band has produced a bevy of talented beauties. Perhaps none more so than Donnie J. with his beautiful blue eyes and breathy voice. That breathiness is very Britney Spears/Justin Timberlake-like, as is the beat to \"TAKE YOU THERE\" which sounds similar to Spears' \"Give Me More.\"

Is it any good?

Nonetheless, "Take You There" is a likable song that definitely gets the nod for being a great dance track -- even if it's a bit generic. Diddy's contribution adds some credibility, but also brings in the no-so-subtle sexual lyrics. This is a solid enough first single that will keep you interested enough to wait for the entire new album coming out in late spring.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about how Making the Band catapults former nobodys into major somebodys. Would Donnie J. have become famous without the show? Families can also discuss music reality shows. From Making the Band to Nashville Star to American Idol -- what do these shows have in common? How are they different?

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