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Even seemingly innocuous songs about romantic love—"Stars," "Clowns (Can You See Me Now)," "30 Minutes," "How Soon Is Now"—are tainted by t.A.T.u.’s lesbian leanings.

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Other lyrics are blatant in their advocacy of homosexuality. On "All the Things She Said" and "Not Gonna Get Us," the girls long to escape to a place where they can freely express their lesbian affection. The former states, "I want her so much ... ’Cause I’m feeling for her what she’s feeling for me." The latter expresses torment over the inability of others to understand their love. Even when a handsome guy catches the singer’s eye (a nod to bisexuality?), his same-sex preferences interfere with her infatuation on "Malchik Gay." There are partially bleeped f- and s-words. Also, CD photos include immodest attire and shots of the girls cuddling intimately. A bonus video for the hit single shows Julia and Elena holding hands and kissing passionately.

Summary Advisory

Pairing Russian teens Julia Volkova and Elena Katina was an attempt to create a niche act with shock value. "At first the idea was just underage sex," their producer, Ivan Shapovalov, told Blender magazine. "Every time, the audience needs new images. For this project, new images were lesbian teenagers." Teens who need convincing that this image is a problem should read Romans 1:18-27—especially verse 26. The disc has a good beat, but t.A.T.u’s 200 KM/H in the Wrong Lane is unsafe at any speed.

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This Top-20 CD yielded the hit "All the Things She Said."

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