Music Reviews

Turn Blue Music Poster Image
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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
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Gleeful, up-tempo track pokes fun at newfound independence.
By Paramore
(2014)
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"Demons" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
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Emotional rock song deals with heavy themes in music video.
By Imagine Dragons
(2013)
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"Radioactive" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
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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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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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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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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
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Alt-rock soundtrack is even cleaner than the movie.
By Various Artists
(2010)
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Almost Alice Music Poster Image
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Soundtrack is a bit darker than the Tim Burton movie.
By Various Artists
(2010)
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Soldier of Love Music Poster Image
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Smooth as silk, strong as steel, but best for older kids.
By Sade
(2010)
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Transference Music Poster Image
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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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Indie rockers' second CD is clean -- and compelling.
By Vampire Weekend
(2010)
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Battle Studies Music Poster Image
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Radio-friendly pop is mature in theme but not graphic.
By John Mayer
(2009)
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Amanda Leigh Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Former pop princess cuts mature yet clean, folk-tinged CD.
By Mandy Moore
(2009)
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"Stand and Deliver" (CD single) Music Poster Image
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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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The Distance Music Poster Image
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Family-friendly Southern rock from nice-guy Idol.
By Taylor Hicks
(2009)
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The Fray Music Poster Image
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Radio-friendly piano pop CD is clean but obscure.
By The Fray
(2009)
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"Second Chance" (CD single) Music Poster Image
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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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MTV darlings are clean punk-pop with an edge.
By Paramore
(2007)
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