The Pretty Reckless bandleader Taylor Momsen lately recalled how starring in 2000’s Jim Carrey vacation film How the Grinch Stole Christmas sparked her ardour for music as a lifelong profession objective.
Momsen was simply 7 years previous when the movie was launched in time for Christmas 20 years in the past. Additional, the position required her to point out off her singing chops. And it was recording these vocals — and dealing with The Grinch composer James Horner — that instilled within the younger actor a love for recording.
“The factor that I bear in mind essentially the most that most likely resonated with me to at the present time as an grownup was the primary time that I went right into a recording studio and set to work with the wonderful James Horner,” Momsen instructed Today. “And I am going to always remember strolling into this lovely studio, with this immaculate console in entrance of me, and placing headphones on and singing right into a microphone for the primary time, singing ‘The place Are You Christmas.'”
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The Fairly Reckless frontwoman added, “That was such an impactful second in my life as a result of it made me go, ‘I wanna make music for the remainder of my life. I like being in a recording studio.'”
Momsen has undoubtedly made that side of leisure her forte. After The Grinch, she starred the TV present Gossip Woman. In the meantime, she was already forming her rock band the Fairly Reckless by the point she was in her teenagers. And all of it goes again to her younger vacation musical portrayal.
“I am in my bed room singing ‘The place Are You Christmas’ with the flashlight,” Momsen additional remembered of her position in The Grinch. “I imply, primarily, that was my first music video. So I at all times get a kick out of that. And I bear in mind considering that was a very enjoyable scene to movie.”
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