Music Reviews

AGE
14
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Indie rockers throw some attitude our way.
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By The Killers
(2004)
AGE
14
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Franz Ferdinand rocks!
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By Franz Ferdinand
(2004)
AGE
13
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Indie rockers with impassioned music and lyrics.
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By Death Cab for Cutie
(2005)
AGE
16
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Classic hip-hop with a message -- for older teens.
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By Fort Minor
(2005)
AGE
13
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Poetic indie rock that's smart and unobtrusive.
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By The Shins
(2007)
AGE
12
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Charming, evocative, and just a teensy bit foul.
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By Vampire Weekend
(2008)
AGE
13
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Boy rockers make PG-13 summer hit.
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By Metro Station
(2008)
AGE
16
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Violent, misogynistic, and alcohol-soaked rap.
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By 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Eminem
(2009)
AGE
10
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Super-sweet, original electro-pop is OK for tweens.
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By Owl City
(2009)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Four big-name rappers cut explicit tune about fame.
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By Drake
(2009)
AGE
13
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Edited version of reggae-rap tune is OK for younger teens.
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By Travie McCoy
(2010)
AGE
15
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Surprisingly positive single; edited version is OK for teens
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By Eminem
(2010)
AGE
15
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'80s youth anthem gets a hip-hop reinvention; OK for teens.
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By Jay-Z
(2010)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Rap tune is cleaner than most; mild profanity, no violence.
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By B.o.B.
(2010)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Domestic abuse single is too violent for most teens.
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By Eminem
(2010)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Drinking, sex mark steamy song from Step Up 3D soundtrack.
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By Flo Rida
(2010)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Frenetic track is less explicit than the typical Minaj song.
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By Nicki Minaj
(2012)