Music Reviews

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age 15+
 
Emotional ballads and power anthems deal with mature themes.
By Sia
(2014)
csm_music
age 15+
 
Brooding, mature album of desperation and heartache.
By Lana Del Rey
(2014)
age 15+
 
Dark alt-pop song about drinking to escape has edgy video.
By Sia
(2014)
age 15+
 
Viral EDM song for selfie-loving generation; best for teens.
By The Chainsmokers
(2014)
age 15+
 
Lil Jon party anthem has beat drops and body shots.
By DJ Snake, Lil Jon
(2013)
age 15+
 
Country-pop hit calls listeners to drink and party.
By Brantley Gilbert
(2013)
csm_music
age 15+
 
Pop provocateur's joyless album sends iffy messages.
By Lady Gaga
(2013)
csm_music
age 15+
 
Disjointed album has f-bombs, sex, and drugs galore.
By Miley Cyrus
(2013)
age 15+
 
Miley, Wiz, and Juicy J rap about sneakers and getting high.
By Mike WiLL Made It
(2013)
age 15+
 
Slim Shady roars back with rhymes, disses, and profanity.
By Eminem
(2013)
age 15+
 
Raunchy club track objectifies women; get edited version.
By Jason Derulo
(2013)
age 15+
 
Racy single and explicit video are all about sex.
By Robin Thicke
(2013)
age 15+
 
Megastar's return falls flat; edited version OK for teens.
By Drake
(2013)
age 15+
 
Another party song about drinking and hooking up.
By Ke$ha
(2013)
age 15+
 
Rapper shops at Goodwill; hilarity and profanity ensue.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2012)
csm_music
age 15+
 
More great R&B from Mars, but more mature than first album.
By Bruno Mars
(2012)
csm_music
age 15+
 
Driving pop-punk not band's best but still strong.
By Green Day
(2012)
age 15+
 
Poignant hip-hop is profound and inspirational but graphic.
By Kendrick Lamar
(2012)
csm_music
age 15+
 
Some graphic language, content from pop-punk band.
By Green Day
(2012)
age 15+
 
Rap titans celebrate spending, sex in explicit rap tune.
By Big Sean, Jay-Z, Kanye West
(2012)

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