Music Reviews

csm_music
age 13+
 
Dark, quirky, original blend of rock, country, and blues.
By Jack White
(2014)
age 12+
 
Pop-rock song about attraction has sexy double meaning.
By 5 Seconds of Summer
(2014)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Moody, contemplative album is dark, lovely, and uplifting.
By Beck
(2014)
csm_music
age 11+
 
Self-titled album debuts new sound, positive messages.
By Paramore
(2013)
age 12+
 
Pop-punk heroes try to rock on clean but uninspiring track.
By Fall Out Boy
(2013)
age 8+
 
Clean, positive Olympic theme song about achieving dreams.
By Muse
(2012)
age 10+
 
Alt-rockers cut clean track about ultimately embracing love.
By The Black Keys
(2011)
age 12+
 
Rock band encourages positive outlook; OK for older kids.
By One Republic
(2011)
age 11+
 
Clean alt-rock tune about recovering from a breakup.
By Paramore
(2011)
csm_music
age 11+
 
Rock superstars cut another clean, excellent CD.
By Foo Fighters
(2011)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Lennon's most popular album captures his complex brilliance.
By John Lennon
(2010)
age 12+
 
Young rap-reggae star edges toward more adult content.
By Sean Kingston
(2010)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Intense anthem about God, violence is best for older kids.
By Linkin Park
(2010)
age 11+
 
Bleak but clean song from So You Think You Can Dance.
By Christina Perri
(2010)
age 10+
 
Brooding indie tunes OK for kids too young for the movie.
By Various Artists
(2010)
age 12+
 
Ultimate hair-metal album was top seller of 1987.
By Bon Jovi
(2010)
age 13+
 
Angst-ridden indie tune is a bit odd but OK for teens.
By One Republic
(2010)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Virtual band talks eco issues on slightly edgy CD.
By Gorillaz
(2010)
age 12+
 
Hendrix's fiery debut still a stunner.
By The Jimi Hendrix Experience
(2010)
csm_music
age 11+
 
Wistful island jam about lost love is OK for tweens.
By Iyaz
(2010)

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