Dead Love: Taylor Momsen Bad Zombie

Is there such a thing as a bad zombie? Maybe a vampire disguised as a zombie. I could rant on that for a while. But I won’t. Suffice it to say that now and then you find someone who really wants it, but can’t seem to get totally unreal around it. If this is confusing, I give you an example: Taylor Momsen, who began her career at age 3 in a Shake ‘N’ Bake commercial. She later played Cindy Lou in How the Grinch Stole Christmas, was famously rejected for the Hannah Montana role, and ultimately ended up on the brilliant and pithy (ha, ha) show: Gossip Girl. Now she has a band, The Pretty Reckless, which pretty much sums it up. Where is Courtney Love when you need her? Now that is true angst and real music. I miss Hole. But today we have Taylor Momsen, who serves up something up-chuckable in a little zombie ballad.

OMG, that girl CAN’T sing. Then again, really, really bad could be good. The question is: Is she really bad or just pretending?

—Erin Orison, DEAD LOVE/the Daily Slice

photo courtesy of Bart Frescura, copyright Bart Frescura

  • boldlow

    Totally agree with your assessment – so many wannabe's out there. Some pretenders have the oppty – like Taylor – without the passionate chops n spunk to go make it meaningful. Courtney Love set a high standard…as do you!

  • toniCarr

    Just pretending in my book.

  • Mine too.