Music Reviews

1000 Forms of Fear Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 15+
Emotional ballads and power anthems deal with mature themes.
By Sia
(2014)
"Don't Stop" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Pop-rock song about attraction has sexy double meaning.
By 5 Seconds of Summer
(2014)
"Problem (feat. Iggy Azalea)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Tame dance-pop track explores conflicted romantic feelings.
By Ariana Grande
(2014)
"Chandelier" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Dark alt-pop song about drinking to escape has edgy video.
By Sia
(2014)
Recess Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Dubstep's biggest star drops ear-splitting, explicit record.
By Skrillex
(2014)
"Animals" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Energetic party song from young Dutch DJ has one iffy word.
By Martin Garrix
(2014)
"Happy" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 6+
Catchy tune with upbeat message from Despicable Me 2.
By Pharrell
(2013)
Midnight Memories Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 10+
1-D follows their same formula, adds a bit of preteen lust.
By One Direction
(2013)
The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Music Poster Image
age 16+
Typical Eminem anger and violence, not much Slim Shady fun.
By Eminem
(2013)
"Story of My Life" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 8+
Clean, folksy ballad with an emotional video.
By One Direction
(2013)
Pure Heroine Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Rising pop star's debut is edgy but smart and captivating.
By Lorde
(2013)
"Counting Stars" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 9+
Clean, folky track urges listeners to skip material things.
By One Republic
(2013)
"Dark Horse (feat. Juicy J)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Pop princess gets dark on hip-hop-influenced track.
By Katy Perry
(2013)
"Berzerk" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Slim Shady roars back with rhymes, disses, and profanity.
By Eminem
(2013)
"Roar" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 8+
Pop princess releases another fierce girl-power anthem.
By Katy Perry
(2013)
"Royals" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Young pop star rejects the lux life in minimalist single.
By Lorde
(2013)
"Best Song Ever" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 8+
Pop idols sing clean pop song about pop music.
By One Direction
(2013)
"Same Love (ft. Mary Lambert)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Star rapper advocates same-sex marriage in catchy single.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2013)
"Can't Hold Us (feat. Ray Dalton)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Empowering, positive rap track is mostly clean.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2013)
"22" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 10+
Swift celebrates being young in another mild track.
By Taylor Swift
(2013)

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