Music Reviews

"A Million Ways to Die" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Funny western spoof is full of slapstick violence.
By Alan Jackson
(2014)
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Les Miserables: Highlights from the Motion Picture Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 14+
Tragic, intense film songs delivered with passion.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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This Is 40: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 14+
Soundtrack features pensive songs, one with harsh lyrics.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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The Last Song Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 12+
Safe but mellow movie tunes aren't typical Miley Cyrus pop.
By Various Artists
(2010)
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(500) Days of Summer Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 14+
Young love and adolescent angst: Something for every teen.
By Various Artists
(2009)
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"The Wrestler" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Melancholy but pitch-perfect soundtrack song OK for teens.
By Bruce Springsteen
(2009)
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Quantum of Solace Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 12+
More instrumental 007 thrills from Bond composer.
By Various Artists
(2008)
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"Decode" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Bold, romantic song from Twilight movie.
By Paramore
(2008)
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"Another Way to Die" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Quantum of Solace theme song falls flat.
By Alicia Keys, Jack White
(2008)
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Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 14+
Eclectic alt-indie rock will be a hit with teens.
By Various Artists
(2008)
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Step Up 2: The Streets Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 12+
Urban music gets a wee sexy on the dance floor.
By Various Artists
(2008)
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How She Move Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 14+
Digital-only CD has some iffy content.
By Various Artists
(2008)
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Sweeney Todd Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 12+
Depp and others sing an entertaining, dark story.
By Various Artists
(2007)
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Dreamgirls Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific singing captures old-school Motown.
By Various Artists
(2006)
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One Tree Hill, Volume 2 Music Poster Image
age 12+
Nice compilation helps breast cancer research.
By Various Artists
(2006)
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Music from the O.C. Mix 5 Music Poster Image
age 12+
Less quirky, less interesting than past mixes.
By Various Artists
(2005)
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Rent Soundtrack Music Poster Image
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age 14+
Just enough for most casual fans. Teens and up.
By Various Artists
(2005)
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Music from the O.C. Mix 4 Music Poster Image
age 12+
Edgy introspection from the indie-rock world.
By Various Artists
(2005)
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Music from the O.C. Mix 2 Music Poster Image
age 12+
Unlike show, indie-rock songs are OK for tweens.
By Various Artists
(2004)
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Garden State: Music from the Motion Picture Music Poster Image
age 14+
Popular alt-folk score speaks to angst-ridden teens.
By Various Artists
(2004)
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