Music Reviews

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age 12+
 
Positive messages about beauty ideals shine in OK pop song.
By Colbie Caillat
(2014)
age 9+
 
Wistful, piano-driven Hunger Games ballad references war.
By Coldplay
(2013)
age 4+
 
Soundtrack encourages healthy habits and friendship.
By Various Artists
(2013)
csm_music
age 2+
 
Songs from Minnie and the Clubhouse cast inspire friendship.
By Various Artists
(2013)
csm_music
age 2+
 
Eclectic music with sweet lyrics and great messages.
By Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
(2012)
age 8+
 
Boy band sings about true beauty; great message for tweens.
By One Direction
(2012)
age 7+
 
Disney darling sings of living your dream; great for kids.
By Zendaya
(2012)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Positive messages about self-esteem from former Idol champ.
By Kelly Clarkson
(2011)
csm_music
age 12+
 
Lennon's most popular album captures his complex brilliance.
By John Lennon
(2010)
age 12+
 
Hendrix's fiery debut still a stunner.
By The Jimi Hendrix Experience
(2010)
age 14+
 
Popular alt-folk score speaks to angst-ridden teens.
By Various Artists
(2004)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Wonderful posthumous collection favors hits over politics.
By Bob Marley
(2002)
age 5+
 
Songs tell the story on Oscar-winning Disney soundtrack.
By Various Artists
(2001)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Inventive alternative album breaks down musical boundaries.
By Beck
(1996)
csm_music
age 13+
 
Grunge breakthrough delivers massive guitars and angst.
By Nirvana
(1991)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Garth's crossover blockbuster still strong decades later.
By Garth Brooks
(1991)
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Ten
age 14+
 
Smash debut fuses classic rock with aggressive grunge.
By Pearl Jam
(1991)
age 13+
 
Memorable but dated '80s rock.
By Various Artists
(1986)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Harsh, loud, complex; probably best metal album of all time.
By Metallica
(1986)
csm_music
age 11+
 
Art-punk pioneers score with catchy pop album.
By Talking Heads
(1985)

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