Music Reviews

"Atlas" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 9+
Wistful, piano-driven Hunger Games ballad references war.
By Coldplay
(2013)
Hello Hurricane Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Musically dense, lyrically deep CD is OK for tweens.
By Switchfoot
(2009)
"This Too Shall Pass" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Fun videos support kid-friendly song about staying positive.
By OK Go
(2010)
"Young and Beautiful" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Haunting ballad off Great Gatsby soundtrack is lush, tame.
By Lana Del Ray
(2013)
Brand New Eyes Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Alt-punk rockers dish up hard-rock drama with tame lyrics.
By Paramore
(2009)
Full Circle Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Creed rocks hard, but the lyrics are OK for tweens.
By Creed
(2009)
"Dog Days Are Over" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Clean alt-rock track about embracing happiness.
By Florence and the Machine
(2010)
"The Only Exception" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Clean song about overcoming pessimism to find love.
By Paramore
(2010)
"Radioactive" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Clean, positive alt-rock tune about what's important in life
By Kings of Leon
(2010)
"Animal" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Alt-rock, synth-pop song is cool and clean.
By Neon Trees
(2010)
Little Creatures Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Art-punk pioneers score with catchy pop album.
By Talking Heads
(1985)
"We Might Be Dead by Tomorrow" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Haunting tender ballad from viral clothing ad has sexy video
By Soko
(2013)
"The Writing's on the Wall" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Appealing pop-rock song about a breakup has brilliant video.
By OK Go
(2014)
Infinity on High Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Harmless music that most kids have on their iPod.
By Fall Out Boy
(2007)
From Under the Cork Tree Music Poster Image
age 12+
Pleasant, accessible rock & roll.
By Fall Out Boy
(2005)
For Me, It's You Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Classic-sounding rock, performed with excellence.
By Train
(2006)
Riot! Music Poster Image
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age 12+
MTV darlings are clean punk-pop with an edge.
By Paramore
(2007)
"Stand and Deliver" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Reprise of '80s fave debuts on Gossip Girl.
By No Doubt
(2009)
"Know Your Enemy" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Clean, power-packed political anthem with punk appeal.
By Green Day
(2009)
"Second Chance" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Alt-rock act sings deep yet clean song about leaving home.
By Shinedown
(2008)

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