Directed by Lou Barlow, the Kids soundtrack is an excellent, moody collection of lo-fi indie rock pleasures. Mainly, it's devoted to Barlow's numerous side projects, most notably The Folk Implosion, who scored a surprise hit single with the eerie "Natural One." There are also two Daniel Johnston songs, and a contribution from the frightening noise rock band Slint, but the real meat of the package lies with Barlow's songs. Alternately introspective and poppy, they rank among his best work.
AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine