Music Reviews

Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Music Poster Image
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Poignant hip-hop is profound and inspirational but graphic.
By Kendrick Lamar
(2012)
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No Line on the Horizon Music Poster Image
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Rockin' -- and still relevant -- U2 sends stirring message.
By U2
(2009)
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THE E.N.D (Energy Never Dies) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Pounding party beats with some adult themes.
By The Black Eyed Peas
(2009)
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"Make It Stop" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Anti-bullying song teaches kindness, hope; best for teens.
By Rise Against
(2011)
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Watch the Throne Music Poster Image
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age 15+
Rap kingpins cut excellent but super-mature CD.
By Jay-Z, Kanye West
(2011)
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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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The Rocky Horror Picture Show: 25 Years of Absolute Pleasure Music Poster Image
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Racy cult film music still delights free thinkers.
By Various Artists
(2000)
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Unorthodox Jukebox Music Poster Image
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More great R&B from Mars, but more mature than first album.
By Bruno Mars
(2012)
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"The A Team" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
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Young Brit sensation sings heartfelt tune about addiction.
By Ed Sheeran
(2012)
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"Thrift Shop (feat. Wanz)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
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Rapper shops at Goodwill; hilarity and profanity ensue.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2012)
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"Blurred Lines (feat. T.I., Pharrell)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Racy single and explicit video are all about sex.
By Robin Thicke
(2013)
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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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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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Confessions Music Poster Image
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age 15+
Too racy for kids, but great for older teens.
By Usher
(2004)
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To The 5 Boroughs Music Poster Image
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age 15+
Exuberant social commentary and party fun.
By Beastie Boys
(2004)
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Minutes to Midnight Music Poster Image
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Angst-ridden rock is dark and depressing.
By Linkin Park
(2007)
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Get Lifted Music Poster Image
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age 15+
R&B for adults and mature older teens.
By John Legend
(2004)
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Public Warning Music Poster Image
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age 15+
Enchanting, self-revelatory, and explicit.
By Lady Sovereign
(2006)
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Dangerously in Love Music Poster Image
age 15+
In her first solo album, Beyonce flaunts it.
By Beyonce Knowles
(2003)
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The Young and the Hopeless Music Poster Image
age 15+
Sometimes rude, crude, and lewd, and humorous.
By Good Charlotte
(2002)
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