Music Reviews

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age 12+
 
Grammy winners turn pain into psychedelic rock 'n' roll.
By The Black Keys
(2014)
age 12+
 
Gleeful, up-tempo track pokes fun at newfound independence.
By Paramore
(2014)
age 12+
 
Emotional rock song deals with heavy themes in music video.
By Imagine Dragons
(2013)
age 12+
 
Hard-hitting rock anthem is angsty but clean.
By Imagine Dragons
(2013)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Catchy, clean rock with serious themes, uplifting messages.
By Imagine Dragons
(2012)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Unique, upbeat rock 'n' roll with heartbreaking lyrics.
By The Black Keys
(2011)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Clean, positive album from alt-rock darlings.
By Death Cab for Cutie
(2011)
age 12+
 
Alt-rock soundtrack is even cleaner than the movie.
By Various Artists
(2010)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Soundtrack is a bit darker than the Tim Burton movie.
By Various Artists
(2010)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Indie rock that's fine for older tweens and teens.
By Spoon
(2010)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Indie rockers' second CD is clean -- and compelling.
By Vampire Weekend
(2010)
age 12+
 
Reprise of '80s fave debuts on Gossip Girl.
By No Doubt
(2009)
age 12+
 
Clean, power-packed political anthem with punk appeal.
By Green Day
(2009)
age 12+
 
Alt-rock act sings deep yet clean song about leaving home.
By Shinedown
(2008)
csm_music
age 12+
 
MTV darlings are clean punk-pop with an edge.
By Paramore
(2007)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Harmless music that most kids have on their iPod.
By Fall Out Boy
(2007)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Classic-sounding rock, performed with excellence.
By Train
(2006)
age 12+
 
Pleasant, accessible rock & roll.
By Fall Out Boy
(2005)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Post-punk stars deliver soul-searching anthems.
By U2
(1987)