Music Reviews

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age 11+
Self-titled album debuts new sound, positive messages.
By Paramore
(2013)
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"The Way (feat. Mac Miller)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Nick star offers up slightly suggestive song about a bad boy
By Ariana Grande
(2013)
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"When I Was Your Man" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
A melancholy but clean breakup ballad.
By Bruno Mars
(2013)
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"My Songs Know What You Did in The Dark (Light Em Up)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Pop-punk heroes try to rock on clean but uninspiring track.
By Fall Out Boy
(2013)
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"Nuclear" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Supergroup’s "comeback" track has '90s sound; one iffy word.
By Destiny's Child
(2013)
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"Girl on Fire" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Positive girl-power anthem; even Minaj version is clean.
By Alicia Keys
(2012)
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"Survival" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 8+
Clean, positive Olympic theme song about achieving dreams.
By Muse
(2012)
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"Boyfriend" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 7+
JB keeps it sweet and clean with smooth rap and vocals.
By Justin Bieber
(2012)
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"Turn up the Music" Remix (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Club beat is mostly clean, features ex-girlfriend Rihanna.
By Chris Brown, Rihanna
(2012)
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"It All Belongs to Me" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Grown-up divas put cheatin' ex in his place; OK for teens.
By Brandy, Monica
(2012)
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"Gold on the Ceiling" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Alt-rockers cut clean track about ultimately embracing love.
By The Black Keys
(2011)
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"Good Life" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Rock band encourages positive outlook; OK for older kids.
By One Republic
(2011)
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"Monster" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Clean alt-rock tune about recovering from a breakup.
By Paramore
(2011)
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Wasting Light Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Rock superstars cut another clean, excellent CD.
By Foo Fighters
(2011)
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"Next 2 You" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 8+
Pop sensations team up in sweet ode to their best girls.
By Chris Brown, Justin Bieber
(2011)
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Imagine Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Lennon's most popular album captures his complex brilliance.
By John Lennon
(2010)
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"Whip My Hair" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 8+
Age-appropriate hip-hop by daughter of Hollywood royalty.
By Willow Smith
(2010)
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"The Catalyst" Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Intense anthem about God, violence is best for older kids.
By Linkin Park
(2010)
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"Jar of Hearts" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Bleak but clean song from So You Think You Can Dance.
By Christina Perri
(2010)
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"Ridin' Solo" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Hip-hop anthem celebrates being single; OK for older kids.
By Jason Derulo
(2010)
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