Music Reviews

Ultraviolence Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 15+
Brooding, mature album of desperation and heartache.
By Lana Del Rey
(2014)
"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)
"Fancy (feat. Charli XCX)" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Peppy electro-rap track has attitude, booze, and language.
By Iggy Azalea
(2014)
Turn Blue Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Grammy winners turn pain into psychedelic rock 'n' roll.
By The Black Keys
(2014)
"Ain't It Fun" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Gleeful, up-tempo track pokes fun at newfound independence.
By Paramore
(2014)
"Scare Away the Dark" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Passionate anthem calls for a more screen-free existence.
By Passenger
(2014)
"Demons" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Emotional rock song deals with heavy themes in music video.
By Imagine Dragons
(2013)
"Atlas" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 9+
Wistful, piano-driven Hunger Games ballad references war.
By Coldplay
(2013)
"Holy Grail (feat. Justin Timberlake)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Superstar team-up is explicit; clean version OK for teens.
By Jay-Z
(2013)
...Like Clockwork Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Brooding alt-rock album has heavy themes, all-star guests.
By Queens of the Stone Age
(2013)
"We Own It (Fast & Furious)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Unoriginal pop-rap track is all about money, guns, cars.
By 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa
(2013)
Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film The Great Gatsby Music Poster Image
age 14+
Eclectic homage to Jazz Age has edgy songs, mature themes.
By Various Artists
(2013)
"Young and Beautiful" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Haunting ballad off Great Gatsby soundtrack is lush, tame.
By Lana Del Ray
(2013)
"Can't Hold Us (feat. Ray Dalton)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Empowering, positive rap track is mostly clean.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2013)
"Bow Down / I Been On" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Queen B demands respect, raps, and uses profanity.
By Beyonce Knowles
(2013)
"Radioactive" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Hard-hitting rock anthem is angsty but clean.
By Imagine Dragons
(2013)
"Started from the Bottom" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Megastar's return falls flat; edited version OK for teens.
By Drake
(2013)
"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)
"Love Me (ft. Future and Drake)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 18+
Terrible, explicit, and offensive lyrics objectify women.
By Lil Wayne
(2013)
LONG.LIVE.A$AP Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 17+
Excellent but explicit rap debut; lots of iffy content.
By A$AP Rocky
(2013)

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