Disclaimer: I was given a copy of this album to review. No compensation was given. All opinions are my own.
For the last few weeks I have the same songs playing over and over in my car. As in, even when my son isn’t around, I find myself still listening to the album and not caring that it’s kids music.
It’s just FUN.
My son and I sing like drunken pirates, hiccup, and jam with them. There’s so many songs on here that are just moments in time for any child- stargazing, dancing, and one of my son’s favorite pastimes, watching cars go by as we drive along (he always wants me to speed up to race or sllow down so he can check them out on the freeway).
For a full day of errands (which is usually just a morning of before it’s time to take someone home before he goes crazy) Milkshake’s most recent one is going to stay in my car for a long, long time. Got a Minute? has 34 tracks with songs ranging a whole spectrum of genres, themes and occasions.
I couldn’t resist the tutu awesomeness on the cover and on the lead singer, Lisa. The Grammy-nominated band has made five albums, several of which has a target age range. Got A Minute? is an album intended to please kids toddler to tween and probably their parents as well.
For instance, the title track? So me as a kid- and also me as an adult, when my husband comes home and for a half hour I tell him all of the random events of the day while he tries to unwind.
Milkshake’s album is full of songs that clock in at two minutes or less- great to keep in the car and varied enough to keep a parent from going crazy from the same songs playing over and over.
We’ve played it enough my son has earned some of the songs by heart. Here he is with one of his favorites.
You may also recognize Milkshake from this PBS Earth Day segment that aired last year.
Want to try out a lil’ shake? here is a link to an internet-exclusive track.