Various - Kidz Bop 4 (Cover Artwork)


Various: Kidz Bop 4Kidz Bop 4 (2003)
Razor & Tie

Reviewer Rating: 3.5

Contributed by: KirbyPuckettKirbyPuckett
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When our generation of Punk Rock is inscribed into the music history books there are going to be a select few albums that are considered classics and must haves. There will be Jawbreaker's "24 Hour Revenge Therapy," Bad Religion's "Suffer," "Dookie" by Green Day, "And Out Come the Wolves" from Ranc.

When our generation of Punk Rock is inscribed into the music history books there are going to be a select few albums that are considered classics and must haves. There will be Jawbreaker's "24 Hour Revenge Therapy," Bad Religion's "Suffer," "Dookie" by Green Day, "And Out Come the Wolves" from Rancid and of course "Kidz Bop 4."

Right away the Hardcore Punk song "Sk8ter Boi" redefines the entire genre as we know it. Kidz Bop gives no time for preparation as they attack you with this instant classic. The stellar hit contains hot guitar licks, insanely tight musicianship, and the perfect formula for success in the judicious music industry. Following the album's first single is a song about living the Gutter Punk life in the streets of New York appropriately titled "Jenny from the Block." During "Bring Me To Life" the band raises the bar once again with Heavy Metal guitar riffs that will leave your head ringing for days.

"The Anthem" the record's stand out track emphasizes the current political fiasco revolving around the Middle East. The amazing tempo changes backed by some of the most articulate lyrics ever written will have you singing along in no time ¬ "This is the anthem / Throw all your hands up / Yoooooooou! / Don't wanna be you!"

Even though Kidz Bop may scare you into thinking they're Punk Rock elitists, they mellow out and show the Emo scene what's up with the instant mix tape hit "Cry Me A River." Vocal ranges are reached at new highs and lows as tears roll down your face from this passionate song. The Operation Ivy styled "The Ketchup Song" revives the Ska scene into it's blistering form of 1997. Finishing off this epic release is "The Middle" a true emotional breakdown for any fan of this band who has followed the record so closely.

I can't stress how imperative Kidz Bop 4 is to Punk Rock. If you don't own this album it's basically like trying to survive without air. Hurry to your local mom and pop record shop and pick this up so you'll know what all the kids are talking about at the show tonight.

Download Samples:
Sk8ter Boi
All I Have
All I Have
I'm Gonna Getcha Good


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Anonymous (January 13, 2006)

wow. this shit is fucking hilarious. just. wow.

Anonymous (January 17, 2005)

kids bop is freaken retarded why do singers let those retarded kids sing there songs.if I was famous il never let
them sing none of my songs cause they will make the song sound gay!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous (January 17, 2005)

kidz bop is gay

Anonymous (December 31, 2004)


seriesly man they sound like little mice thats FREAKIN ANNOYING!i heard the sample downloads 'sk8er boi' YA LIKE KIDZBOP IS PUNK!


Anonymous (August 26, 2004)

I wish I was a Kidz Bop.

Anonymous (May 21, 2004)

I know this a joke but that doesn't mean that it's funny, those songs are terrible songs no matter who plays them. It's sad that they took the time to record something like this and these goofballs eat it up, great.

captaincrackhead (May 21, 2004)

This is good stuff! And all of you dumb ass nazi haters wouldn't even know a real one if they shoved their boot up your ass! You are all probably the same kids that think that Hatebreed is racist.

Anonymous (May 21, 2004)

here's some instant 'punk' classics, not a whole list, but some that are rarely mentioned:
2.Swingin' Utter's-Streets of San Francisco
3.Good Charlotte-the young and the hopeless
4.Bouncing Souls-Manical laughter
(just kdding about good charlotte, it's neither punk nor a classic.)

Anonymous (May 21, 2004)

are you f-ing serious, I love that cd.

hayato_the_ninja (May 19, 2004)

Maybe I'm bitter, but I'd much prefer reading, you know, an actual review.

Gee, the minute you saw the album title, maybe you should have skipped this one and read an actual review?

Anonymous (May 18, 2004)

Its moments like this where the the whole site seems to stand up and unite on a commmon cause.


I love you all!


Anonymous (May 18, 2004)

I like it! it is funny and something new.. lol

Anonymous (May 18, 2004)

i think its funny that this pisses people off. what a bunch of fucking tight asses seriously get over it, its a fucking joke

Anonymous (May 18, 2004)

love it

JimmyArndt (May 18, 2004)

Dear whoever wrote this review,
You pissed off a lot of retards with no sense of humor. I don't even think what you did was THAT funny, but theres a little comedic value in it. and if a review of kidz bop is enough to piss you off....you're a shitty person. in fact, you probably came from a shitty family that didn't know how to love. so its not even you're fault really.

Anonymous (May 17, 2004)

ho ho ho...you are a little comedian. What about reviewing Britney Spears here and making fun of her album. Your lack of creativity is embarassing.
I prefer SFA "I shot Kurt Cobain"

Anonymous (May 17, 2004)

brand new likes kids bop. its been mentioned in a few interviews.

Anonymous (May 17, 2004)

i am reminded of that one Cusualties song about the romones "...fuck kids bop..."

Anonymous (May 17, 2004)

This is about as funny as pop punk bands doing covers of backstreet boys songs.

Anonymous (May 16, 2004)

Making fun of kidz Bop is like going out of your way to make fun of the retarded kid at your school. Its too easy, and you look like an even bigger asshole for doing it. No shit this album is gay, but youre even gayer for "bashing" it. Oh yeah man, DOOKIE is an instant punk classic. WHAT A PUSSY

Anonymous (May 16, 2004)

Thank you very much, Captain Obvious.


Anonymous (May 16, 2004)

Maybe I'm bitter, but I'd much prefer reading, you know, an actual review. Something not meant to be funny, which this really wasn't. That's the entire point of album reviews, after all-to tell you what the album's about and recommend something. Reviewing Kidz Bop, now that's when you know you're pushing for laughs.

Anonymous (May 16, 2004)

Meh, this series has been going downhill since the first one. Kidz Bop sold out.

Anonymous (May 16, 2004)

I think if there's one word that can sum up this sensitive situation, it would be "humph".

Anonymous (May 16, 2004)

You want to stomp his face in?What are you a nazi? Get the fuck outta here bum and get a job!

Anonymous (May 16, 2004)

no, i want to stomp your face in

kirbypuckett (May 16, 2004)

the score is for your pathetic attempt of being funny. i dont understand how some of these kids find this humorous.

Did you want an actual review?

I mean c'mon.

- Kirby

Anonymous (May 16, 2004)



Anonymous (May 16, 2004)

the score is for your pathetic attempt of being funny. i dont understand how some of these kids find this humorous.

Anonymous (May 16, 2004)

how goddamn funny

Anonymous (May 16, 2004)

I dont know which is worse:people who are saying "you forgot this in your classic albums list" or people who think this was serious.
this was the funniest thing I ever read. And the second funniest was the previous post(thought this was gonna be a joke.....glad it wasn't)

Krizin (May 15, 2004)

I thought this was going to be a joke.

I'm glad it wasn't.

Jesse (May 15, 2004)

Much love sent out to ya Kirby, much love.

Anonymous (May 15, 2004)

Holy Shit, that is one of the most ridiculously funny things I have ever read.

Anonymous (May 15, 2004)

"Dear You is Jawbreaker's classic album."


notfeelingcreative (May 15, 2004)

I don't know what to say, I can't stop laughing.

Punk18 (May 15, 2004)

Too bad we can't score that as anything lower then one. What the fuck is wrong with people?

Anonymous (May 15, 2004)

I fucking hate KirbyPuckett with a goddamn fiery passion but this was pretty funny.

Anonymous (May 15, 2004)

What. The. Fuck?

Romeo (May 15, 2004)

I wish I was more punk than my 7 year old neighbor who blairs this on her Hello Kitty cd player.

Anonymous (May 15, 2004)

Dude, that is the best review ever. you've done the local pittsburgh scene proud!!! peace, eat some O fries


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Anonymous (May 15, 2004)

didn't you know that Kidz Bop rule.

it beats the shit out of that "WOW Gospel"

(delirious? sucks)

Anonymous (May 15, 2004)


Anonymous (May 15, 2004)

whoever made this review.. ROCKS! but more than kidz bop 4.. well we all no thats nearly impossible.

but im glad kidz bop is back to the basics.. ya know.. i think they had lost it after volume 3.

ah kidz bop you smell so sweet.

8dollarclarinetsolo (May 15, 2004)


StabbingGoldfish (May 15, 2004)

speaking of which, fenix tx is getting back together.

Anonymous (May 15, 2004)

links don't work...should i be thankful?

Anonymous (May 15, 2004)

dude! this shit is going down with the day fenix tx broke up. lol, sandwich.

BSD (May 15, 2004)

I believe Forty, my old nemesis did the Madball review.

Anonymous (May 15, 2004)

Dear You is Jawbreaker's classic album.

Anonymous (May 14, 2004)

This review is even better than the Madball one, keep up the good work Kirby(Scott)

Anonymous (May 14, 2004)


tatecore to the max

BSD (May 14, 2004)

Honestly, your "serious" album list is missing a few things.

It should read "'The Ramones', 'Fun House', 'London Calling', 'Group Sex', 'Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing', 'Extinction', and 'Kidz Bop 4'."

BSD (May 14, 2004)

Dude fuck these guys. I remember listenin' to Kidz Bop tapes with the guys from Capitalist Casualties in a squat back in the 80's... Now I see commercials for this shit on MTV... Fuck it, man.

crizack (May 14, 2004)

kids bop 4 is an album that many generations will enjoy. i haven't heard of an album this great since the saved by the bell original soundtrack.

Anonymous (May 14, 2004)

Fuck Kidz Bop. I mean, 4? What is this shit? Give me 1 or 2 any day. 3 had its moments, but this new one is a total piece of shit.

Kidz Bop sold out.

Anonymous (May 14, 2004)

The best review of a record ive read in years

PunkcoreKid (May 14, 2004)


Anonymous (May 14, 2004)


REALPUNX4LIFE (May 14, 2004)

Boy, you punk rockers are so clever. I wish I would've thought of something this outrageous.

Anonymous (May 14, 2004)

OMG i cant beleive you think this is punk!!!!11.

go listen to some rancid and pennywise, p0ser.

inagreendase (May 14, 2004)

Score is for the review.

Anonymous (May 14, 2004)

my review was better.

-jorah price

Anonymous (May 14, 2004)

What the fuck??! Where's my fuckin William Hung review?!

TahoeJeff (May 14, 2004)

Review of the year!!!

Anonymous (May 14, 2004)

"Right away the Hardcore Punk song ‚??Sk8ter Boi‚?Ě redefines the entire genre as we know it."


TheOneTrueBill (May 14, 2004)

Wee hee hee! I loved it.

Anonymous (May 14, 2004)

Damn, Kirby REALLY hates him some Tate.


Anonymous (May 14, 2004)

First... hahahaha great review

musical-monkey (May 14, 2004)

haha wow

Anonymous (May 14, 2004)

in a word... Brillant..

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