Music Reviews

The Twilight Saga: New Moon Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Dark, cool tunes OK for kids too young for the movie.
By Various Artists
(2009)
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"Cowboy Casanova" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Country belter takes womanizer to task but keeps it clean.
By Carrie Underwood
(2009)
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The Blueprint 3 Music Poster Image
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age 14+
Rapper battles -- but mostly steers clear of -- sex, drugs.
By Jay-Z
(2009)
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The Time of Our Lives Music Poster Image
age 10+
Walmart-exclusive mini-CD is edgy but kid-friendly.
By Miley Cyrus
(2009)
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Ocean Eyes Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Super-sweet, original electro-pop is OK for tweens.
By Owl City
(2009)
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"Damned If I Do Ya (Damned If I Don't)" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Edgy title, mild lyrics make this tune all bark and no bite.
By All Time Low
(2009)
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"Best I Ever Had" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Hot MC uses explicit language to deliver positive message.
By Drake
(2009)
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"Don't Stop Believin'" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Upbeat cover skews younger than the TV show it comes from.
By Glee Cast
(2009)
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"You're a Jerk" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Anthem of jerkin' dance craze is ode to playing the field.
By New Boyz
(2009)
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"I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Irresistible Latin-hip-hop hybrid is sexy but not dirty.
By Pitbull
(2009)
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Folie a Deux Music Poster Image
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age 14+
Madness is contagious in riotous but teen-friendly LP.
By Fall Out Boy
(2008)
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"Just Dance" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Smash dance track about alcohol-fueled clubbing.
By Lady Gaga
(2008)
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David Cook Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Idol winner delivers with powerful, family-safe CD.
By David Cook
(2008)
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"Poker Face" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Thinly veiled sexual references put this out of tween reach.
By Lady Gaga
(2008)
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Death Magnetic Music Poster Image
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age 14+
Rock vets deliver dark images, big guitar riffs.
By Metallica
(2008)
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"So What" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Rocker girl releases attitude-heavy anthem.
By Pink
(2008)
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Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace Music Poster Image
age 14+
Clever lyrics behind lively, cuss-word-heavy punk.
By The Offspring
(2008)
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Viva La Vida Music Poster Image
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age 14+
Darker album from emotionally charged band.
By Coldplay
(2008)
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The Dutchess Deluxe Music Poster Image
age 14+
Queen Pea's sassy solo debut; get the edited one.
By Fergie
(2008)
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Departure Music Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen idol grows up just a bit.
By Jesse McCartney
(2008)
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