Music Reviews

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age 15+
Rock icon reinvents himself with gloomy hip-hop CD.
By Chris Cornell
(2009)
age 13+
Likeable, upbeat pop-rock ideal for teens (and parents).
By All-American Rejects
(2008)
csm_music
age 14+
Deep stuff, but no hidden messages to worry about.
By Coldplay
(2008)
csm_music
age 13+
Alt-pop rockers offer up safe -- but -- peculiar tunes.
By The Killers
(2008)
csm_music
age 13+
Edgy, electro-pop sister duo touring with JoBros.
By The Veronicas
(2008)
csm_music
age 13+
Uplifting collection from Bjork-esque pop star.
By Kerli
(2008)
age 12+
Alt-rock act sings deep yet clean song about leaving home.
By Shinedown
(2008)
age 14+
Glam rock, disco pop with a few mature themes.
By MGMT
(2008)
csm_music
age 13+
Emotional songs about heartbreak and hope.
By One Republic
(2007)
csm_music
age 12+
MTV darlings are clean punk-pop with an edge.
By Paramore
(2007)
csm_music
age 13+
Raw and raucous rock for adventurous teens.
By The White Stripes
(2007)
age 13+
Moody, atmospheric rock is OK for teens.
By Kings of Leon
(2007)
csm_music
age 12+
Harmless music that most kids have on their iPod.
By Fall Out Boy
(2007)
csm_music
age 14+
Sophomore slump from 2005's "It" band.
By The Killers
(2006)
csm_music
age 16+
Bitter yet boring alt rock for older teens.
By The Vines
(2006)
csm_music
age 12+
Classic-sounding rock, performed with excellence.
By Train
(2006)
age 13+
Brooding poetry that's perfect for brooding teens.
By Fiona Apple
(2005)
csm_music
age 14+
Emotional ballads with a few four-letter words.
By James Blunt
(2005)
age 14+
Quirky and raw; many teens will enjoy.
By The White Stripes
(2005)
csm_music
age 14+
Lives up to high expectations; not for kids.
By Gorillaz
(2005)

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