Music Reviews

csm_music
age 15+
 
Brooding, mature album of desperation and heartache.
By Lana Del Rey
(2014)
age 11+
 
Appealing pop-rock song about a breakup has brilliant video.
By OK Go
(2014)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Grammy winners turn pain into psychedelic rock 'n' roll.
By The Black Keys
(2014)
age 12+
 
Gleeful, up-tempo track pokes fun at newfound independence.
By Paramore
(2014)
age 13+
 
Passionate anthem calls for a more screen-free existence.
By Passenger
(2014)
age 16+
 
Typical Eminem anger and violence, not much Slim Shady fun.
By Eminem
(2013)
age 14+
 
Em rants about the demons of fame again; get edited version.
By Eminem
(2013)
age 12+
 
Emotional rock song deals with heavy themes in music video.
By Imagine Dragons
(2013)
age 15+
 
Miley, Wiz, and Juicy J rap about sneakers and getting high.
By Mike WiLL Made It
(2013)
age 9+
 
Wistful, piano-driven Hunger Games ballad references war.
By Coldplay
(2013)
age 15+
 
Slim Shady roars back with rhymes, disses, and profanity.
By Eminem
(2013)
age 16+
 
Lots of ego and explicit lyrics in rap king's uneven opus.
By Jay-Z
(2013)
csm_music
age 18+
 
Rap icon's album is unique but aggressive and explicit.
By Kanye West
(2013)
age 13+
 
Star rapper advocates same-sex marriage in catchy single.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2013)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Brooding alt-rock album has heavy themes, all-star guests.
By Queens of the Stone Age
(2013)
age 14+
 
Eclectic homage to Jazz Age has edgy songs, mature themes.
By Various Artists
(2013)
age 10+
 
Haunting ballad off Great Gatsby soundtrack is lush, tame.
By Lana Del Ray
(2013)
age 12+
 
Hard-hitting rock anthem is angsty but clean.
By Imagine Dragons
(2013)
age 12+
 
Comedy rappers get silly in this clever parody.
By The Lonely Island
(2013)
age 11+
 
Haunting tender ballad from viral clothing ad has sexy video
By Soko
(2013)

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