Music Reviews

A Child's Celebration of Folk Music Music Poster Image
age 2+
A great sampler of classic kids' folk songs.
By Various Artists
(1996)
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Turn Turn Turn Music Poster Image
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age 2+
Big talents team up to make family-friendly folk tunes.
By Dan Zanes, Elizabeth Mitchell
(2013)
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Night Time Music Poster Image
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age 3+
Gentle folk classics for tots and parents.
By Dan Zanes
(2002)
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We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions Music Poster Image
age 8+
A rousing rendition of America's folk tradition.
By B2K, Bruce Springsteen
(2006)
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"Atlas" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 9+
Wistful, piano-driven Hunger Games ballad references war.
By Coldplay
(2013)
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Hello Hurricane Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Musically dense, lyrically deep CD is OK for tweens.
By Switchfoot
(2009)
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"This Too Shall Pass" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Fun videos support kid-friendly song about staying positive.
By OK Go
(2010)
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"Young and Beautiful" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Haunting ballad off Great Gatsby soundtrack is lush, tame.
By Lana Del Ray
(2013)
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"We Might Be Dead by Tomorrow" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Haunting tender ballad from viral clothing ad has sexy video
By Soko
(2013)
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Brand New Eyes Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Alt-punk rockers dish up hard-rock drama with tame lyrics.
By Paramore
(2009)
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Full Circle Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Creed rocks hard, but the lyrics are OK for tweens.
By Creed
(2009)
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"Dog Days Are Over" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Clean alt-rock track about embracing happiness.
By Florence and the Machine
(2010)
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"The Only Exception" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Clean song about overcoming pessimism to find love.
By Paramore
(2010)
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"Radioactive" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Clean, positive alt-rock tune about what's important in life
By Kings of Leon
(2010)
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"Animal" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Alt-rock, synth-pop song is cool and clean.
By Neon Trees
(2010)
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Little Creatures Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Art-punk pioneers score with catchy pop album.
By Talking Heads
(1985)
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"The Writing's on the Wall" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Appealing pop-rock song about a breakup has brilliant video.
By OK Go
(2014)
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"Ain't It Fun" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Gleeful, up-tempo track pokes fun at newfound independence.
By Paramore
(2014)
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Infinity on High Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Harmless music that most kids have on their iPod.
By Fall Out Boy
(2007)
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From Under the Cork Tree Music Poster Image
age 12+
Pleasant, accessible rock & roll.
By Fall Out Boy
(2005)
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