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Views by Drake This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Aubrey Drake Graham, known as Drake, has become one of the most musically influential individuals of this generation. Born and raised in Toronto, Drake first rose to fame as an actor on the teen drama show “Degrassi.” He later... (more »)
25 by Adele This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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In 2011, British singer/songwriter Adele released the melodious, tasteful collection of a generation – her landmark album “21.” It features songs laced in orchestral drama, like “Rolling in the Deep” and “Set... (more »)
Death of a Bachelor by Panic! at the Disco This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Solo and soaring, Brendon Urie fronts Panic! at the Disco with the release of the band’s fifth studio album, “Death of a Bachelor.” The record is entirely unique to any of its predecessors, yet is right at home with... (more »)
Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin
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“Over the Hills and Far Away” is a song by the famous classic rock band Led Zeppelin. It's a song in the album House of the Holy, which was released on March 28, 1973. The song starts with a soft, peaceful guitar melody that... (more »)
Just a Kiss by Lady Antebellum
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"Just a Kiss" is about a couple who loves each other and is really tempted to do more then just a kiss. And it talks about taking it slow and not pushing too far. Though most teens think that it's no fun to go slow, I know that it's the best... (more »)
Sorry by Justin Bieber
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Justin Bieber's song "Sorry" is known and very popular. And while the beat and the music sounds good, the lyrics make me wonder if that is really his thinking or the song writer's thinking. What I do know is that an artist or group must approve... (more »)
Froot by Marina and the Diamonds This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Marina and the Diamonds, or singer Marina Diamandis, had already completed two full-length albums when she released Froot in 2015. Stripped of her Electra Heart ego and her bottle blonde locks, Diamandis finds new heights in the rich new world... (more »)
Electra Heart by Marina and the Diamonds
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After The Family Jewels cemented her place in the world of Alternative-style music, Marina and the Diamonds (aka singer Marina Diamandis) returned in 2012 with an album that’s more flesh than bone. It all centers around the elusive identity of... (more »)
The Family Jewels by Marina and the Diamonds
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Most know Marina and the Diamonds (aka singer Marina Diamandis) as the band behind the glitzy, self-obsessed radio hit in 2012, “Primadonna.” But before Diamandis’ enigma of Electra Heart surfaced, the singer had already released an album... (more »)
Speak Now by Taylor Swift
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Speak now, Taylor Swift urges us, in the age of an album remembered as one of her greatest. And speak she does. One of her most sweeping works, Speak Now features songs that sprawl across the landscape of love, regret, youth, and excitement.... (more »)
Fearless by Taylor Swift This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Before she became a worldwide icon and massive superstar, a young singer-songwriter released an album in 2011. Fearless debuts a young Taylor Swift, who breathes life to a series of honest, handwritten songs. Each one weaves a story of its own,... (more »)
Know-It-All (Deluxe) by Alessia Cara This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Alessia Cara immediately emerged as one of the year’s notable new artists with her shocking single, “Here.” For a first single, it’s not what you might expect. Slinging together verses to a slinky beat, Cara writes as the impossibly cool... (more »)
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Badlands by Halsey This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The smart-mouthed punk rocker had already triumphed two EPs when she came to the public’s eye in 2015. Singing alongside Justin Bieber on tour, the “New Americana” singer proved plenty able to hold her own. And on Badlands, her first full... (more »)
The Phantom of the Opera: A Broadway Review...
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Heavily regarded as the most iconic show on the Great White Way, Broadway staple The Phantom of the Opera was absolutely phenomenal. The classic operetta showed at the Majestic Theatre at 8:00 PM on December 29th, 2014. The female protagonist... (more »)
Human Again by Ingrid Michaelson
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After a slew of successful folk albums, Michaelson returned in 2012 with Human Again. Featuring the same warm voice, the album takes a different route; we can practically feel Michaelson’s soul set on fire. From declarations of war to calls to... (more »)
Be Ok by Ingrid Michaelson
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Ingrid Michaelson’s Be Ok is like a floury confection: charming, darling, and very sweet. Her little voice has surprising power and beauty, as it shapes itself into the all of the memorable jewels of the album. One such song is “Be Ok,”... (more »)
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