Music Reviews

The Reminder Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
iPod ad boosts singer's safe vocals, pure poetry.
By Feist
(2007)
Pretenders Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Powerful debut by enduring female vocalist.
By Pretenders
(1980)
"Violet Hill" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Shrewd lyrics for thinking teens.
By Coldplay
(2008)
"Let Her Go" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 9+
Warm and catchy ballad about loss and regret.
By Passenger
(2013)
Reflektor Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Arcane rock album is reflective, rewarding, a bit mature.
By Arcade Fire
(2013)
The College Dropout Music Poster Image
age 17+
Packs edgy emotional wallop; best for older teens.
By Kanye West
(2004)
The Slim Shady LP Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 18+
Rap for only the most mature older teens.
By Eminem
(1999)
Cee-Lo Green Is the Soul Machine Music Poster Image
age 16+
Positive messages; suitable for older teens only.
By Cee-Lo Green
(2004)
A Grand Don't Come for Free Music Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing punk-rap operetta for older teens.
By The Streets
(2004)
To The 5 Boroughs Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 15+
Exuberant social commentary and party fun.
By Beastie Boys
(2004)
Franz Ferdinand Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Franz Ferdinand rocks!
By Franz Ferdinand
(2004)
Chariot Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
DeGraw's debut album is original, emotional.
By Gavin DeGraw
(2003)
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning Music Poster Image
age 14+
Indie/country-folk/rock from a precocious talent.
By Bright Eyes
(2005)
Lost and Found Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 11+
Life lessons from a self-described nice guy.
By Will Smith
(2005)
Welcome Back Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 11+
Squeaky-clean but viable rap music.
By Mase
(2004)
Public Warning Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 15+
Enchanting, self-revelatory, and explicit.
By Lady Sovereign
(2006)
We Started Nothing Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
British electro-indie-pop duo gets iPod ad boost.
By The Ting Tings
(2008)
Broken Boy Soldiers Music Poster Image
age 13+
Jack White's side project rocks the house.
By The Raconteurs
(2006)
At War with the Mystics Music Poster Image
age 13+
Alt rock group talks trash about state of affairs.
By The Flaming Lips
(2006)
Eyes Open Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Indie rock group offers safe, digestible sound.
By Snow Patrol
(2006)

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