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Light Me Up

Light Me UpTaylor Momsen's evolution from Goldilocked Gossip Girl star to snarling, sooty-eyed hell-kitten has been mildly unsettling, considering she's not...Light Me UpRockTaylor Momsen's evolution from Goldilocked Gossip Girl star to snarling, sooty-eyed hell-kitten has been mildly unsettling, considering she's not...2011-04-07
WHAT WOULD BLAIR SAY? The Pretty Reckless frontwoman Taylor Momsen

WHAT WOULD BLAIR SAY? The Pretty Reckless frontwoman Taylor Momsen

B-

Light Me Up

Genre: Rock; Music Label: Interscope

Taylor Momsen’s evolution from Goldilocked Gossip Girl star to snarling, sooty-eyed hell-kitten has been mildly unsettling, considering she’s not yet 18. In fact, her birth year (1993, if that doesn’t make you feel Paleolithic) seems to be the wellspring for her band the Pretty Reckless: Light Me Up is clearly built from the doll parts of that era’s grunge goddesses — a sometimes too-slick conceit that Momsen’s thousand-Marlboro growl still manages to sell surprisingly well. B?

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