A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this music.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that "You and I" is among the cleaner tunes in Lady Gaga's repertoire. There's no profanity or violence, and it only has a few lines about drinking and sex. There's one mention of "serving Jesus Christ." Though the romantic relationship described in the song is on the mature side, it's still an overall OK track for younger Gaga fans.
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Is it any good?
So much of Lady Gaga's music is influenced by the '80s, including this tune -- her nod to the big '80s power ballad. In a refreshing departure from her synth-based hooks, the hook here is all about booming percussion, piano, and guitar, which serve as a super-fun backdrop to her powerhouse vocals.
Talk to your kids about ...
The dual focus on religion and sex has also been a common theme for one of the biggest pop stars of all time: Madonna. What are some of the similarities and differences between the treatment of these topics by the two singers?