The Cheetah Girls Soundtrack

Music review by
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Common Sense Media
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Rock with messages of diversity and empowerment.

Parents say

age 4+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 5+
Based on 6 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

Positive "girl-power" message.

Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff

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Language
Consumerism

As commercial as it gets, with TV show, video, and book tie-ins.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this soundtrack offers pleasant rock with messages of diversity and empowerment. The only downside is the overt commercialism, with TV show, video, and book tie-ins.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written bylorlind April 9, 2008

Awesome!!!

My 9 year old daughter is just now getting interested in mainstream, pop music. I was very hesitant when she asked for a Cheetah Girls CD, but decided since it... Continue reading
Kid, 8 years old September 13, 2009
Kid, 11 years old May 21, 2009

Awesome CD

What the hek? People here have said bad things about the cheetah girls. Guys its the CHEETAH GIRLS!!! The Cheetah Girls are great role models and they're s... Continue reading

What's the story?

There's not much to THE CHEETAH GIRLS SOUNDTRACK, a CD of tunes from the Cheetah Girls' Disney Channel movie. Perky and upbeat, with a squeaky-clean message of diversity, independence, and empowerment, the girls make fine role models for young fans. (But be warned -- girls who loved the TV movie might be disappointed with the CD and its packaging: only eight tunes and no liner notes or personal information about the Cheetah Girls.)

Is it any good?

Raven, Sobrina Bryan, Adrienne Bailon, and Kelly Williams do a fine job on vocals, but lackluster production values make the whole thing sound prefabricated and unexceptional. The Cheetah Girls are adorable, and it's great that their "girl-power" message comes through loud and clear. But in a perfect world, more attention would be paid to the musical presentation as well. Young fans deserve better than this; we need role models with musical, as well as social, integrity.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about whether or not the CD made them want to see the movie. If they saw the movie, did that make them want to buy this CD?

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