Music Reviews

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)
"Best Thing I Never Had" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
R&B diva sings mostly clean song about bouncing a bad guy.
By Beyonce Knowles
(2011)
"Holocene" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
One f-bomb in pensive, Grammy-nominated indie track.
By Bon Iver
(2011)
Born This Way Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Tamer tunes by pop diva still mention some sex, substances.
By Lady Gaga
(2011)
"The Edge of Glory" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
No profanity or sex, but glorifies troubled relationships.
By Lady Gaga
(2011)
Love? Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
JLo's mostly clean CD revolves around romance.
By Jennifer Lopez
(2011)
"Best Love Song" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Mostly innocent R&B tune about taking time to show you care.
By Chris Brown, T-Pain
(2011)
Songs for Japan Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Earthquake victims get boost from CD of worthwhile songs.
By Various Artists
(2011)
21 Music Poster Image
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21
age 12+
Clean songs about love; most likely to appeal to older kids.
By Adele
(2011)
"Rolling in the Deep" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
No adult content, but this break-up song is intense.
By Adele
(2011)
"What the Hell" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Bouncy pop song is all about letting loose; OK for teens.
By Avril Lavigne
(2011)
"I Am the Champion" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Mostly clean rap song about doing your best.
By B.o.B.
(2010)
"The Time (Dirty Bit)" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Cleaner-than-usual tune from big-time hip-hop group.
By The Black Eyed Peas
(2010)
"Please Don't Go" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Sweet, clean tune about holding on to romantic moments.
By Mike Posner
(2010)
"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)
Speak Now Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Teen country queen grows up but still keeps it clean.
By Taylor Swift
(2010)
"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)
"The Story of Us" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Ballad about post-relationship awkwardness; fine for tweens.
By Taylor Swift
(2010)
"Mean" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Age-appropriate anthem for kids who've been bullied.
By Taylor Swift
(2010)
"Innocent" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Melancholy but clean song about forgiveness and moving on.
By Taylor Swift
(2010)

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