Music Reviews

1000 Forms of Fear Music Poster Image
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age 15+
Emotional ballads and power anthems deal with mature themes.
By Sia
(2014)
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Ultraviolence Music Poster Image
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age 15+
Brooding, mature album of desperation and heartache.
By Lana Del Rey
(2014)
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"Chandelier" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Dark alt-pop song about drinking to escape has edgy video.
By Sia
(2014)
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"Berzerk" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Slim Shady roars back with rhymes, disses, and profanity.
By Eminem
(2013)
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"Thrift Shop (feat. Wanz)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Rapper shops at Goodwill; hilarity and profanity ensue.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2012)
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Music Poster Image
age 15+
Poignant hip-hop is profound and inspirational but graphic.
By Kendrick Lamar
(2012)
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"The A Team" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Young Brit sensation sings heartfelt tune about addiction.
By Ed Sheeran
(2012)
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"Wild Ones" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Hip-pop party anthem celebrates living on the edge, drinking
By Flo Rida, Sia
(2012)
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"Starships" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Another edgy, crass song from rap queen; older teens and up.
By Nicki Minaj
(2012)
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Take Care Music Poster Image
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age 15+
Graphic yet thoughtful rap album is a cut above the rest.
By Drake
(2011)
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"Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
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Party tune is all about casual sex, drinking to excess.
By Katy Perry
(2011)
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"Lighters" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Rap duo cuts aggressive, profanity-laced track.
By Bad Meets Evil
(2011)
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Loud Music Poster Image
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age 15+
RiRi sheds her darker tone, but not the sex and drinking.
By Rihanna
(2010)
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"What's My Name" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Suggestive, steamy lyrics are too mature for younger kids.
By Drake, Rihanna
(2010)
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"We R Who We R" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Club track glorifies partying; catchy, but not for kids.
By Ke$ha
(2010)
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"Raise Your Glass" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Bubbly party song is intoxicating but not for younger kids.
By Pink
(2010)
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"Love the Way You Lie" (single featuring Rihanna) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Domestic abuse single is too violent for most teens.
By Eminem
(2010)
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"Young Forever" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
'80s youth anthem gets a hip-hop reinvention; OK for teens.
By Jay-Z
(2010)
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"Not Afraid" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Surprisingly positive single; edited version is OK for teens
By Eminem
(2010)
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"Massive Attack" (single featuring Sean Garrett) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Single from hip-hop's leading lady glamorizes violence.
By Nicki Minaj
(2010)
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