Music Reviews

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age 10+
 
Moody, contemplative album is dark, lovely, and uplifting.
By Beck
(2014)
age 10+
 
Alt-rockers cut clean track about ultimately embracing love.
By The Black Keys
(2011)
age 10+
 
Light pop from iCarly star is fine for tween fans.
By Miranda Cosgrove
(2010)
age 10+
 
Brooding indie tunes OK for kids too young for the movie.
By Various Artists
(2010)
csm_music
age 10+
 
So-so bubblegum pop about young love is fine for tweens.
By Miranda Cosgrove
(2010)
age 10+
 
Old and new artists combine in clean movie soundtrack.
By Various Artists
(2009)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Idol winner delivers with powerful, family-safe CD.
By David Cook
(2008)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Gold medal rock from Olympic soundtrack.
By 3 Doors Down
(2008)
age 10+
 
Sexy-sounding -- but not sexual -- UK import.
By Duffy
(2008)
age 10+
 
A little whiny, but pop rock songs are solid.
By Matchbox Twenty
(2007)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Infectious pop folk brings message of self-esteem.
By KT Tunstall
(2007)
age 10+
 
Singles collection is a good overview of Sir Elton's career.
By Elton John
(2007)
csm_music
age 10+
 
American Idol with experience and soul.
By Taylor Hicks
(2006)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Positive messages that are gentle, yet solid.
By John Mayer
(2006)
csm_music
age 10+
 
American Idol sings light rock songs.
By Bo Bice
(2005)
age 10+
 
The "very best" of E.L.O. may not be.
By Electric Light Orchestra
(2005)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Los Lobos for the next generation.
By Los Lonelyboys
(2004)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Unapologetic, lighthearted, musical fun.
By Smash Mouth
(2003)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Probably Simon's best, certainly his most engaging.
By Paul Simon
(1986)