The Naked Brothers Band

Music review by
Conny Coon, Common Sense Media
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Good, family-friendly tunes from favorite TV band.
Popular with kids

Parents say

age 13+
Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 10+
Based on 18 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

Some silly brotherly jabbing in "Alien Clones" when Alex talks about being mad at Nat and wishes that aliens would take his brother away and feed him spiders and snakes. In one song, Nat calls a girl "a crazy chick."

Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff
Language
Consumerism

Obvious tie-in to the Nickelodeon TV series, and Nickelodeon is using a lot of on-air promotional time to push the band and the album.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that tweens will be hankering to hear this highly anticipated -- and squeaky-clean -- album from the stars of Nickelodeon's show of the same name.

User Reviews

Parent of a 17 year old Written bylove2 September 26, 2009

BAD SONGS FROM A BAD BAND.

The naked brothers band does not make very good songs and does not sing them well. I mean come on banna smothie? Who came up with that boring name? and heres a... Continue reading
Adult Written byAeryk and Aaron... April 12, 2018

It’s not for adults

It’s not really for grown ups it’s for kids
Teen, 15 years old Written byarthur16morgana January 14, 2011
i love them. they are amazing
Kid, 11 years old July 23, 2010
when this show came on i loved it, its funny plus they learn lessons with some girl problems but in everyshoe its like that and there is a parent around most th... Continue reading

What's the story?

Nat and Alex Wolff are real-life brothers who play brothers -- and music -- on the TV series The Naked Brothers Band. Their self-titled debut album, THE NAKED BROTHERS BAND, is a lot like their TV show: slightly rocking and always rollicking, with a light sprinkling of message and mush, and a big dose of sibling silliness. Most of the music and lyrics were written by Nat (Alex contributed some), who has a keen sense for catchy melodies while making the most of an awkwardly changing adolescent voice.

Is it any good?

The lyrics are clean, though some can be kind of lame and frequently nonsensical ("If That's Not Love"), but they're mostly lost behind the music anyway. The boys play all of the music on the album, which was produced and arranged by their real-life dad Michael Wolff (who, incidentally, plays their musically challenged dad on TV).

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about how the Naked Brothers has become a brand name. How does having a TV movie, TV series, and a CD help boost their popularity? Do they all feed off each other? Families can also talk about other family-based singers and musicians who found fame, such as the Jackson 5 and Hanson. How did their early successes affect them later in life? Also, what would be good -- or bad -- about working on a television series with your family and close friends? Kids, would it make you feel safe or irritated to have your siblings and parents surrounding you all the time?

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