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Music Reviews

"Scare Away the Dark" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
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Passionate anthem calls for a more screen-free existence.
By Passenger
(2014)
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"Runaways" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Alt-rock song has mature themes, clean video.
By The Killers
(2012)
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"The Cave" (CD single) Music Poster Image
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Brooding alt-rock single has mature themes.
By Mumford & Sons
(2011)
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Hurley Music Poster Image
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Quirky alt-rockers keep it clean; just a slight edge.
By Weezer
(2010)
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Sigh No More Music Poster Image
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Pensive alt-rock album is clean but dark at times.
By Mumford & Sons
(2010)
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"Breakeven" (CD single) Music Poster Image
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Standard heartbreak song is fine for teens.
By The Script
(2010)
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Raditude Music Poster Image
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Alt-rockers deliver witty yet mostly tame tracks.
By Weezer
(2009)
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21st Century Breakdown Music Poster Image
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Pointed lyrics, gritty language infuse political rock opera.
By Green Day
(2009)
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When the World Comes Down Music Poster Image
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Likeable, upbeat pop-rock ideal for teens (and parents).
By All-American Rejects
(2008)
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Day & Age Music Poster Image
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Alt-pop rockers offer up safe -- but -- peculiar tunes.
By The Killers
(2008)
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Hook Me Up Music Poster Image
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Edgy, electro-pop sister duo touring with JoBros.
By The Veronicas
(2008)
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Love Is Dead Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Uplifting collection from Bjork-esque pop star.
By Kerli
(2008)
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Dreaming Out Loud Music Poster Image
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Emotional songs about heartbreak and hope.
By One Republic
(2007)
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Icky Thump Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Raw and raucous rock for adventurous teens.
By The White Stripes
(2007)
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Because of the Times Music Poster Image
age 13+
Moody, atmospheric rock is OK for teens.
By Kings of Leon
(2007)
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Extraordinary Machine Music Poster Image
age 13+
Brooding poetry that's perfect for brooding teens.
By Fiona Apple
(2005)
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Pressure Chief Music Poster Image
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Quirky, satisfying songwriting.
By Cake
(2004)
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A Ghost Is Born Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Unorthodox CD for thoughtful teens.
By Wilco
(2004)
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The Colour and the Shape Music Poster Image
age 13+
Great guitar-heavy CD in Rock Band 2.
By Foo Fighters
(1997)
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Odelay Music Poster Image
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Inventive alternative album breaks down musical boundaries.
By Beck
(1996)
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