A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this music.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that "Tonight (I'm Loving You)" is the clean version of a more explicit tune titled "Tonight (I'm F--kin' You)." The title is the only difference between the two versions, with both featuring the same lyrics that are extremely suggestive -- yet not outright descriptive -- about sex. That said, parents of tweens might want to look for more age-appropriate dance tunes.
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What's the story?
TONIGHT (I'M LOVIN' YOU) is one of two versions of the same single by Enrique Iglesias -- the other exchanges the word "lovin'" with "f--kin'" in the title. Otherwise, the two songs share the same lyrics, which are steamy enough to completely fog up any window yet aren't outright graphic. Sample lyrics include: "When I get you on the springs Imma make you fall
Is it any good?
Iglesias isn't the best part of his own song; the guest rap by Ludacris and slick beats (compliments of DJ Frank E) are what get your feet moving. They help to overshadow Iglesias' somewhat cheesy "ooh-oohing," making this song more than just another so-so entry on the dance scene.
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about why Enrique Iglesias might have decided to release the same song under two different titles.
How does the impact of the song change when its title goes from clean to explicit? Do you think the title change makes the song better or worse? Why?
What are your family's rules about songs with racy lyrics?