Music Reviews

The B-52's Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Campy debut from retro-mod punk pioneers.
By B-52's
(1979)
Pretenders Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful debut by enduring female vocalist.
By Pretenders
(1980)
Strange and Beautiful Music Poster Image
age 12+
Easy listening for the next generation.
By Aqualung
(2005)
Eyes Open Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Indie rock group offers safe, digestible sound.
By Snow Patrol
(2006)
Boys Like Girls Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Polished pop rock that's sweet and simple.
By Boys Like Girls
(2006)
Hissing Fauna Are You the Destroyer? Music Poster Image
age 12+
Spacey, high-inducing music blends many sounds.
By Of Montreal
(2007)
Too Young To Fight It Music Poster Image
age 12+
Clean indie pop is too good to pass up.
By Young Love
(2007)
The Reminder Music Poster Image
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age 12+
iPod ad boosts singer's safe vocals, pure poetry.
By Feist
(2007)
Some People Have Real Problems Music Poster Image
age 12+
Safe, sophisticated lyrics from indie darling.
By Sia
(2008)
We Started Nothing Music Poster Image
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age 12+
British electro-indie-pop duo gets iPod ad boost.
By The Ting Tings
(2008)
Big Bad World Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Relationship riffs won't excite "Delilah" fans.
By Plain White T's
(2008)
Up to Now Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Indie band's greatest hits are OK for older kids.
By Snow Patrol
(2009)
"Airplanes" (single featuring Hayley Williams) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Rap tune is cleaner than most; mild profanity, no violence.
By B.o.B.
(2010)
The Suburbs Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Indie-rock is all about being yourself; OK for older kids.
By Arcade Fire
(2010)
"I Am the Champion" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Mostly clean rap song about doing your best.
By B.o.B.
(2010)
"Holocene" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
One f-bomb in pensive, Grammy-nominated indie track.
By Bon Iver
(2011)
"Glory" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Rapper cuts cleaner-than-usual track honoring new daughter.
By Jay-Z
(2012)
"So Good" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Rapper goes on lyrical world tour in cute love song.
By B.o.B.
(2012)
"YOLO (ft. Adam Levine & Kendrick Lamar)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Comedy rappers get silly in this clever parody.
By The Lonely Island
(2013)
Reflektor Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Arcane rock album is reflective, rewarding, a bit mature.
By Arcade Fire
(2013)