Music Reviews

Ultraviolence Music Poster Image
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age 15+
Brooding, mature album of desperation and heartache.
By Lana Del Rey
(2014)
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Turn Blue Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Grammy winners turn pain into psychedelic rock 'n' roll.
By The Black Keys
(2014)
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"Ain't It Fun" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Gleeful, up-tempo track pokes fun at newfound independence.
By Paramore
(2014)
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"Demons" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Emotional rock song deals with heavy themes in music video.
By Imagine Dragons
(2013)
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"Radioactive" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Hard-hitting rock anthem is angsty but clean.
By Imagine Dragons
(2013)
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Night Visions Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Catchy, clean rock with serious themes, uplifting messages.
By Imagine Dragons
(2012)
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El Camino Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Unique, upbeat rock 'n' roll with heartbreaking lyrics.
By The Black Keys
(2011)
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Codes and Keys Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Clean, positive album from alt-rock darlings.
By Death Cab for Cutie
(2011)
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 12+
Alt-rock soundtrack is even cleaner than the movie.
By Various Artists
(2010)
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"Make Me Wanna Die" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Desperate song from a Gossip Girl's band; too dark for kids.
By The Pretty Reckless
(2010)
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Almost Alice Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Soundtrack is a bit darker than the Tim Burton movie.
By Various Artists
(2010)
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Transference Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Indie rock that's fine for older tweens and teens.
By Spoon
(2010)
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Contra Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Indie rockers' second CD is clean -- and compelling.
By Vampire Weekend
(2010)
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"Stand and Deliver" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Reprise of '80s fave debuts on Gossip Girl.
By No Doubt
(2009)
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"Know Your Enemy" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Clean, power-packed political anthem with punk appeal.
By Green Day
(2009)
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Scream Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 15+
Rock icon reinvents himself with gloomy hip-hop CD.
By Chris Cornell
(2009)
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"Second Chance" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Alt-rock act sings deep yet clean song about leaving home.
By Shinedown
(2008)
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Riot! Music Poster Image
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age 12+
MTV darlings are clean punk-pop with an edge.
By Paramore
(2007)
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Tim's House Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Codependency set to powerful music; great vocals.
By Kate Walsh
(2007)
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Infinity on High Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Harmless music that most kids have on their iPod.
By Fall Out Boy
(2007)
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