Music Reviews

Reflektor Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Arcane rock album is reflective, rewarding, a bit mature.
By Arcade Fire
(2013)
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"Crash My Party" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Formulaic country-pop love song has mild language, drinking.
By Luke Bryan
(2013)
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Welcome to the Fishbowl Music Poster Image
age 12+
Country star rocks hard but explores heavy emotions.
By Kenny Chesney
(2012)
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"Hell on Heels" Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Fiery country tune is mostly clean but has revenge theme.
By Pistol Annies
(2011)
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"If I Die Young" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Death is topic of clean but mature country song.
By The Band Perry
(2011)
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"Holocene" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
One f-bomb in pensive, Grammy-nominated indie track.
By Bon Iver
(2011)
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"Don't You Wanna Stay?" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Intimate duet about making love last is fine for older kids.
By Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson
(2010)
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Speak Now Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Teen country queen grows up but still keeps it clean.
By Taylor Swift
(2010)
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"Dear John" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Swift has harsh words for an ex; OK for older tweens and up.
By Taylor Swift
(2010)
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"Mean" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Age-appropriate anthem for kids who've been bullied.
By Taylor Swift
(2010)
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"Back to December" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Melancholy song about love, regret, and forgiveness.
By Taylor Swift
(2010)
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"Mine" (CD single) Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
An older, wiser (yet still clean) take on romance.
By Taylor Swift
(2010)
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The Suburbs Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Indie-rock is all about being yourself; OK for older kids.
By Arcade Fire
(2010)
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"Nothing to Lose" (featuring Miley Cyrus) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Miley’s duet with older man is too creepy for youngest fans.
By Bret Michaels
(2010)
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Up to Now Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Indie band's greatest hits are OK for older kids.
By Snow Patrol
(2009)
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Fearless Platinum Edition Music Poster Image
age 12+
Six great new songs, more content added to reissued CD/DVD.
By Taylor Swift
(2009)
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"Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Jilted lover's revenge invokes the bedroom but stays tame.
By Kellie Pickler
(2009)
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Fearless Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Insightful country love songs have broad appeal.
By Taylor Swift
(2008)
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Big Bad World Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Relationship riffs won't excite "Delilah" fans.
By Plain White T's
(2008)
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Do You Know Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Pop gone country with a few mature themes.
By Jessica Simpson
(2008)
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