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Pro-social Content

Lohan conveys a warranted mix of frustration and love toward her dad on "Confessions of a Broken Heart (Daughter to Father)" and "My Innocence." Battered and bruised by life, she elects to "dig through the bad [days] to get to the good ones" on "A Beautiful Life (La Bella Vita)." A girl wants a new beau to open up so she can get to know him better ("A Little More Personal"). In coping with breakups, the singer claims victory over pain ("I Live for the Day"), considers forgiveness ("If You Were Me") and refuses to let a relationship die without a fight ("If It's Alright"). "Fastlane" acknowledges the superficiality of Hollywood and the need to seize the day, however ...

Objectionable Content

It's mostly a downer, and the line "You only live once and I'm living for today" could serve to justify irresponsible adventures. "Who Loves You" and a remake of Stevie Nicks' "Edge of Seventeen" express sexual desire. On "I Live for the Day" Lohan longs to see an ex suffer. She views God as a woman too busy to hear her problems on "A Beautiful Life (La Bella Vita)." One cut mentions "the good Lord," but another alludes to karma. Suggestive CD photos.

Summary Advisory

The sting of a father's failures. Disillusionment over tabloid romances. Loneliness. Depression. It's not easy shifting from child star to Ann-Margret-style media goddess, and this 19-year-old deserves credit for exposing her wounds. Sadly, that's not all she exposes. Come-hither photos and a few lyrics get a little too personal.

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A Top-20 debut

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Warner Bros.




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