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Pro-social Content

Amorous guys want a chance to outshine girls’ current flames on "Tell Me, Tell Me . . . Baby" and "Girlfriend." Elsewhere, singers are hopelessly in love ("Selfish"), intolerant of cheating ("The Game Is Over") and eager to patch up a broken relationship ("Gone"). "Do Your Thing" tells fans to strive for excellence and make "dreams come alive." Pillow prayers for a special lady get answered with one who’s heaven sent ("Something Like You").

Objectionable Content

On "See Right Through You," a "p---ed off" guy being two-timed asks his girl if her new lover is as satisfying, sexually. More than just the song’s title, "Up Against the Wall" is the location at a dance where an intimate encounter occurs between the singer and a girl he doesn’t even know. Subtle lines on "The Two of Us" suggest a hormonal rendezvous. Careless moments mar the generally positive cuts "Girlfriend" (a mild profanity) and "Do Your Thing" (the vague, arguably sexual line "gotta hump, gotta bump").

Summary Advisory

Cuts on ’N Sync’s recent discs have celebrated trendy forms of "safe sex." Cybersex on No Strings Attached. Public groping and grinding here. It’s still immoral. Also, The New York Times observed that the guys’ recent interviews are "full of sexual references and scatological humor worthy of a radio shock jock." Time to pull the plug.

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