Music Reviews

Lazaretto Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark, quirky, original blend of rock, country, and blues.
By Jack White
(2014)
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"You Da One" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Not quite as sexy as most RiRi tunes; OK for younger teens.
By Rihanna
(2012)
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"We Found Love" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 9+
Cleanest song yet from R&B diva; video is very sexual.
By Rihanna
(2011)
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Doowops & Hooligans Music Poster Image
age 13+
R&B album is excellent; songs range from mellow to mature.
By Bruno Mars
(2011)
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"Stereo Hearts" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 9+
Clean, cute tune compares love and music; OK for tweens.
By Gym Class Heroes
(2011)
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"California King Bed" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
RiRi's relationship goes sour in clean but mature track.
By Rihanna
(2011)
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age 13+
Diva's fourth CD is a little edgy but still OK for teens.
By Beyonce Knowles
(2011)
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"1 + 1" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Love song uses violent metaphors to describe feelings.
By Beyonce Knowles
(2011)
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"Dirty Dancer" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
No super-explicit lyrics, but lots of talk about casual sex.
By Enrique Iglesias, Lil Wayne, Usher
(2011)
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"Grenade" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Intense song from usually sweet crooner has dark imagery.
By Bruno Mars
(2010)
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"2012 (It Ain't the End of the World)" (single featuring Nicki Minaj) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Clean, carefree fun is the topic of this R&B track.
By Jay Sean
(2010)
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"The Catalyst" Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Intense anthem about God, violence is best for older kids.
By Linkin Park
(2010)
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"D.J. Got Us Fallin' in Love" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Slick dance club tune is mature but not explicit.
By Usher
(2010)
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"All the Right Moves" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Angst-ridden indie tune is a bit odd but OK for teens.
By One Republic
(2010)
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Raymond v Raymond Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Mature themes, but not explicit; best for older teens.
By Usher
(2010)
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Still Standing Music Poster Image
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age 13+
R&B album is clean but lacks an appealing punch.
By Monica
(2010)
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Plastic Beach Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Virtual band talks eco issues on slightly edgy CD.
By Gorillaz
(2010)
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"Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Not graphic, but too sexual for kids and tweens.
By Usher
(2009)
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"Papers" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
R&B crooner chronicles his painful divorce.
By Usher
(2009)
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"Meet Me on the Equinox" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Song from New Moon movie is dark but clean overall.
By Death Cab for Cutie
(2009)
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