"Undo It" (CD single)

Music review by
Stephanie Bruzzese, Common Sense Media
"Undo It" (CD single) Music Poster Image
Former Idol cuts another squeaky-clean country tune.
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age 9+
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age 9+
Based on 16 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive messages

While the message is a bit on the bitter side, it's still an overall positive one about not putting up with poor treatment in a relationship.

Positive role models & representations

Carrie Underwood has managed to become a huge star while maintaining a super-clean lifestyle.

Violence
Sex
Language
Consumerism
Drinking, drugs & smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this single follows the classic Carrie Underwood pattern: no offensive language, sex, substance use, or other adult content of any kind. Although the tune covers romantic-relationship ground -- this time finding her wishing she could erase the memory of a failed relationship -- Underwood describes her heartache in very innocuous terms.

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Teen, 14 years old Written byRosieB. May 2, 2012

UNDO IT

I have heard this song a lot!! It plays on Radio Disney and is a clean songs for tween girls! Younger kids might not understand the song but for 7 and up I thin... Continue reading
Teen, 14 years old Written byrebma97 October 8, 2011

Catchy

I like this song; it's catchy, but I don't love it. But I think Carrie Underwood is a great singer. This song is about wishing that you weren't i... Continue reading

What's the story?

UNDO IT is the latest single off the smash-hit album Play On by Carrie Underwood -- the former American Idol who took the show by storm with her powerhouse vocals and sweet country way. Like most of Underwood's music, the tune covers romantic-relationship ground -- this time finding her wishing she could erase the memory of a failed relationship. Though it's a tough topic, Underwood avoids using graphic language or adult references, choosing instead to describe her heartache in very innocuous terms. For example: "You had my heart, now I want it back / I'm starting to see everything you lack / Boy you blew it, you put me through it, I wanna undo it."

Is it any good?

With a voice like hers, no Carrie Underwood song could ever suffer from bad vocals. That said, "Undo It" is another Underwood tune with rock-solid singing. The super-catchy hook straddles the line between new country and pop, combining some power synthesizer and a little bit of fiddle.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about why wishing you could erase the past isn't always the healthiest reaction to a break-up. Have you ever had a relationship that ended, but you still remember some of the good times?

  • Discuss Underwood's career. How did she become the most successful AI alum? Was it her talent, or making good choices? Or perhaps both?

Music details

For kids who love pop music

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