Teen Music with a Message

These albums deliver more than great music. The artists on this list have something to say. From tragic tales to inspiring messages, these are great picks for thoughtful teens.

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Reflektor Music Poster Image
Arcane rock album is reflective, rewarding, a bit mature.
By Arcade Fire
(2013)
(2013)
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Graduation Music Poster Image
Insightful, fairly clean, and never ever boring.
By Kanye West
(2007)
(2007)
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In Rainbows Music Poster Image
Moody, thought-provoking music best for teens.
By Radiohead
(2007)
(2007)
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Into the Wild Soundtrack Music Poster Image
Vedder sings soulful songs of a tragic journey.
By Eddie Vedder
(2007)
(2007)
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Pure Heroine Music Poster Image
Rising pop star's debut is edgy but smart and captivating.
By Lorde
(2013)
(2013)
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Under the Iron Sea Music Poster Image
Lovely, honest sentiment and darned good music.
By Keane
(2006)
(2006)
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Game Theory Music Poster Image
Hip-hop band makes powerful music with a message.
By The Roots
(2006)
(2006)
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