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Taylor Momsen Inspired by Nirvana

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Concerts / Tours, Performances, Rock,

Taylor MomsenTaylor Momsen became a rock musician after growing up listening to AC/DC and Nirvana.

The Pretty Reckless frontwoman - currently working on a follow-up to the group's 2010 debut Light Me Up - was inspired to start making heavy rock 'n' roll music by her father's albums.

"My dad has a massive record collection. So I grew up listening to vinyl, you know all the classics, Beatles, Zeppelin, Who, Pink Floyd, you know AC/DC, Soundgarden, Nirvana. So I just, I kind of grew up with it, and it just stuck," she said.

The 18-year-old singer-and-actress was "so excited" when the "Miss Nothing" hitmakers completed their debut album, but she thinks it's the "most incredible feeling in the world" when fans sing her own songs back to her during live performances: "Finishing the record was the first thing. When it was actually done, you know, I was so excited. But then, you know writing any type of song - any time you finish something that's like the best feeling in the world. And then what comes after that is playing it live, and then from, translating from playing it live to having the fans sing every word to every song back to you is just the most incredible feeling in the world."

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VIDEO: Taylor Momsen Covers Cee Lo’s Forget You


Gwyneth Paltrow isn't the only blonde actress these days to cover Cee Lo Green's catchy song.

During a recent visit to BBC Radio 1, Gossip Girl's Taylor Momsen and her band, The Pretty Reckless, performed their own rendition of "Forget You."

After listening to the acoustic number above, let us know what you think. Which singer did you prefer -- Gwyneth or Taylor??

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Celebrity Double-Take: Taylor Momsen vs. Miley Cyrus

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Gossip, Pop, Rock,

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For today’s installment, we have singer/actress Taylor Momsen on the left and singer/actress Miley Cyrus on the right.

I know Taylor said she didn’t want to be compared to Miley, but I really just had to point this out.

(Make sure to check out more of our Celebrity Double-Takes here, here, here and here.)

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Quote of the Day: Taylor Momsen on Comparisons to Miley Cyrus

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Gossip, Pop, Rock,

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“I’m not looking to be Miley f**king Cyrus. I don’t care about the fame. I do it because I love music. I like making records and if people like them, then we’ll go along for the ride. I’m not dissing Miley personally. However, I do think the Disney bubblegum sh*t that the world is living right now is pathetic. I thought we passed that repression. I don’t know Miley, but musically we’re different. To compare us because of our age is silly. People will be surprised by the record. I mean, it’s a rock record. I get that there is this blonde thing from Gossip Girl and they’re expecting pop sh*t, but it’s a rock band and its heavy. Our record is a life record. It confronts everything head on. It’s death, love, drugs, sex, religion, politics.”

-Gossip Girl‘s explaining to FHM UK how her musical career differs from Miley’s.

(Make sure to check out our other notable quotes.)

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