Music Reviews

csm_music
age 13+
 
Political, personal, poetic, and poignant.
By R.E.M.
(2004)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Soundgarden meets Rage Against the Machine.
By Audioslave
(2005)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Songs about some dark subjects stay obscure.
By Cute Is What We Aim For
(2008)
age 13+
 
Moody, but well-written and impressive vocals.
By Coldplay
(2003)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Mostly good clean rock & roll.
By Lostprophets
(2004)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Themes of conflict overtake this rockin' album.
By Linkin Park
(2003)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Packed with politically provocative lyrics.
By Dave Matthews Band
(2005)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Lovely, honest sentiment and darned good music.
By Keane
(2006)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Perky, reggae-tinged reality check.
By 311
(2005)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Rock infused with political and social messages.
By Pearl Jam
(2006)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Revival of '90s alt-rock giants is worth the wait.
By Smashing Pumpkins
(2007)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Clean, intense rock with a ton of messages.
By 3 Doors Down
(2008)
age 13+
 
Quirky lyrics from inoffensive indie favorites.
By Weezer
(2008)
age 13+
 
Guitar Hero band is tame compared to today's rock.
By Aerosmith
(1980)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Candid rock from authentic singer-songwriter.
By Lesley Roy
(2008)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Wholesome singer sticks with squeaky-clean approach.
By Daughtry
(2009)
age 13+
 
Song from New Moon movie is dark but clean overall.
By Death Cab for Cutie
(2009)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Virtual band talks eco issues on slightly edgy CD.
By Gorillaz
(2010)
age 13+
 
Angst-ridden indie tune is a bit odd but OK for teens.
By One Republic
(2010)
age 13+
 
Album of country-rock classics is still a bestseller.
By Eagles
(1976)

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