Music Reviews

age 12+
 
Anthology showcases superstar's danceable hits.
By Madonna
(1989)
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age 16+
 
Classic alt-rock heavier than you might remember.
By Jane's Addiction
(1988)
age 10+
 
Much less "dirty" than the movie, lots of fun to dance to.
By Various Artists
(1987)
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age 12+
 
Post-punk stars deliver soul-searching anthems.
By U2
(1987)
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age 13+
 
Rappers' hit debut packed with girls, booze, and attitude.
By Beastie Boys
(1986)
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age 10+
 
Probably Simon's best, certainly his most engaging.
By Paul Simon
(1986)
age 8+
 
Classic '50s hits bring back fun, yearning of the era.
By Various Artists
(1986)
age 13+
 
Memorable but dated '80s rock.
By Various Artists
(1986)
age 12+
 
Strong collection of later tunes heavy on satire, sentiment.
By The Kinks
(1986)
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age 14+
 
Harsh, loud, complex; probably best metal album of all time.
By Metallica
(1986)
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age 11+
 
Art-punk pioneers score with catchy pop album.
By Talking Heads
(1985)
age 12+
 
Simple Minds hit outshines synth-heavy '80s pop fluff.
By Various Artists
(1985)
age 14+
 
Inventive fusion of genres sets hit-filled soundtrack apart.
By Prince and the Revolution
(1984)
age 12+
 
Catchy hits fill soundtrack to 1984 teen dance movie.
By Various Artists
(1984)
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age 12+
 
Irresistible '80s pop rockers and ballads from quirky star.
By Cyndi Lauper
(1983)
age 11+
 
Catchy power pop from all-female new wave pioneers.
By The Go-Go's
(1981)
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age 13+
 
Joan Jett claims rock 'n' roll for women in fierce debut.
By Joan Jett
(1981)
age 13+
 
Guitar Hero band is tame compared to today's rock.
By Aerosmith
(1980)
age 12+
 
Cult classic romp boasts great tracks by music legends.
By The Blues Brothers
(1980)
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age 12+
 
Powerful debut by enduring female vocalist.
By Pretenders
(1980)

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