Music Reviews

Icky Thump Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Raw and raucous rock for adventurous teens.
By The White Stripes
(2007)
Because of the Times Music Poster Image
age 13+
Moody, atmospheric rock is OK for teens.
By Kings of Leon
(2007)
Infinity on High Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Harmless music that most kids have on their iPod.
By Fall Out Boy
(2007)
Re-Up Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Slim on Shady's multi-syllabic brilliance.
By Eminem
(2006)
Kingdom Come Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Inconsistent "comeback" full of big-name cameos.
By Jay-Z
(2006)
Public Warning Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 15+
Enchanting, self-revelatory, and explicit.
By Lady Sovereign
(2006)
Playing With Fire Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Ex-Mr. Britney Spears' debut is sexist and stupid.
By Kevin Federline
(2006)
Press Play Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Diddy succeeds with some help from his Rolodex.
By Diddy
(2006)
Sam's Town Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Sophomore slump from 2005's "It" band.
By The Killers
(2006)
Release Therapy Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Intelligence and humor, explicitly delivered.
By Ludacris
(2006)
Food & Liquor Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Violent imagery, but lyrically provocative.
By Lupe Fiasco
(2006)
Vision Valley Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Bitter yet boring alt rock for older teens.
By The Vines
(2006)
For Me, It's You Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Classic-sounding rock, performed with excellence.
By Train
(2006)
Duets: The Final Chapter Music Poster Image
age 18+
Tribute or sell-out? Either way, NOT for kids.
By Notorious B.I.G.
(2005)
Curtain Call Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Eminem's still brilliant, but not for young teens.
By Eminem
(2005)
The Rising Tied Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Classic hip-hop with a message -- for older teens.
By Fort Minor
(2005)
Extraordinary Machine Music Poster Image
age 13+
Brooding poetry that's perfect for brooding teens.
By Fiona Apple
(2005)
Back to Bedlam Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Emotional ballads with a few four-letter words.
By James Blunt
(2005)
The Day After Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Brilliant and engaging, but inappropriate for kids
By Twista
(2005)
Wanted Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Bow Wow attempts to prove he's no longer a kid.
By Bow Wow
(2005)

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