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Taylor Momsen

Momsen performing at the Warped Tour Kick-Off Party in April 2010
Born (1993-07-26) July 26, 1993 (age 23)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.


Years active 1997–2012 (actress); 2007–present (singer)[1]
Musical career

Alternative rock
hard rock




Razor & Tie
Cooking Vinyl

Associated acts The Pretty Reckless

I sleep for about four hours a night, or day really. I go to bed at, like, 9 A.M., sleep for four hours, then get up and start the day again. I don't mind if that's not healthy.
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I kind of woke up one morning and was like, 'Oh I see what's happening, I get everything'. I woke up and was like, 'I get it, I'm a product.'
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I could hum Beatles songs before I could talk – not very well, but sort of.
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I'm not happy if I'm not making music; it's as simple as that. It's a need.
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The thing people don't understand is that touring or travelling or whatever you do in my position means you go to all these cool places all over the world, but you see everything from a car window. You don't get to see much of the city or meet people at all.
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People misinterpret what I say all the time: They think I'm being offensive, when really, I'm only being opinionated.
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I've never had friends, and I don't like to be around big groups of people.
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My goal isn't to shock.
'Darkness' is a subjective word; it depends what your viewpoint is and how you live life.
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My whole thing is feel free to hate me – I so don't care if you hate me, but meet me, and listen to my record, and know me before you hate me.
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Every now and again I want to go to the beach and be in the sun, but that's a very rare feeling, so I could live in London, definitely.
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I do myself up kind of like a doll. I have a doll collection and I look at their outfits and kind of imitate them.
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I think music needs danger; it needs risk.
I get told all the time that I'm a fashion icon now, but I don't really know what that means. I just get dressed.
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The Beatles did everything first, and they did it the best.
I'm pretty, but I'm not, like, a 'pretty girl.'
I have a knife collection.
You can spend your whole life planning. But once you're ready, get out there and start doing it.
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If parents don't like some of the stuff I do then they shouldn't let their kids watch me.
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I'd love to collaborate and write a song with Will Gallagher from Oasis. I think he's a great songwriter.
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I don't work with a stylist.
My style's not for everyone - I'm an extremist.
I didn't watch a lot of TV growing up; I watched more films.
I am trying to do my own thing, but there will always be comparisons, even if I don't agree with them.
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All I do is sit at home and play guitar. That's seriously what I do.
I really enjoy English and poetry and writing classes.
I don't really like pants, man. I like tights. I'm not really a pants person. I choose not to wear pants.
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I have my favourite black knife with me all the time. It's a switchblade. It relaxes me to flick it.
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I'm a big fan of Die Antwoord, which is a different style than I normally listen to.
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I think Robert Plant is the quintessential frontman – just the way he moves. His voice is superhuman.
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I don't like guys who overdress. And I don't like guys who try too hard.
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Pop has to exist and it's a great thing.
Maybe I didn't have the childhood people think you should have, but I still went through the ages; I was still a child.
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My lyrics are my diary - you're hearing every detail of my life.
My mum's really short so she always wears really tall heels, and I used to steal them and now it's just a part of my everyday life.
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I've always wanted to make a record.
Switching the public's perception and view of me was, and still is, kind of a challenge to get them to see me outside of a character that I played on TV for so long.
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Tabloids are going to focus on my shoes and not my music; that's just what they do.
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You get more insight as you get older, on everything.
I don't know what to do when I'm not working. I lose my mind if I'm not constantly doing something.
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I've never really fit in anywhere.
Don't hate me for what tabloids write about me, because I guarantee it's a lie.
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Like, when I write a song, the song comes first before production. Everything is written on an acoustic guitar so you can strip away everything from it and have it be equally as entertaining and good without the bells and whistles.
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One of my first favorite records was the debut Garbage album, which I heard when I was very young. Shirley Manson is a great female vocalist and performer and I admire her for that.
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I've been writing songs since I was, like, five and I've been singing since, like, I can't remember.
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My legs are really long and that's cool apparently, but I'm totally klutzy. I mean, I'm like Bambi. I fall all over myself because I can't control my arms and my really long legs.
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You can wear anything as long as you put a nice pair of shoes with it.
I'm completely neurotic, totally anxious and high-strung all the time.
I don't leave the house without thinking of how to represent myself.
I'd call my music rock but with pop hooks.
I have such trust complexes. I'm close to, like, two people.
I love Alexander Wang!
I mean yeah, your individual style is your impression to the world.
I can work 24 hours a day and not have it bother me.
I'm not interested in playing the field and all that stuff because frankly I'm not into frivolous relationships.
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The goal as a musician, I think, is to be able to make music as a living for the rest of your life.
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I don't eat any red meat.
Yeah, I kind of grew up in front of the camera: I started modeling when I was two.
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I'm just living my life, and I'm not gonna live my life for other people.
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I'm a giant Beatles fan.
I love British bands.
I've been told I'm out of my mind since I was 11.
I was raised Catholic.
I try not to focus on fame; I don't even really know what it means exactly because it's so fleeting.
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New York's home. It's everything I'd want it to be. It's the most inspiring city I've ever been to, and I haven't been everywhere in the world, but I've been to quite a few places.
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Edie Sedgwick had a cool style; she pushed the envelope for the time.
I'm an artist; I'm not going to use trigonometry.
I love Chanel.
I don't wanna be Courtney Love - I wanna be Kurt Cobain.
Generally, I like making my own mistakes and learning from them because that's what I think life is about.
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Boys are so much less mature than girls as it is.
My thing about going to the gym is that I leave my bracelets on, and I put on my makeup the way I would do it in real life, and I wear cute clothes, because if I don't feel good when I leave the house, then I'm not motivated to do it. I need to like how I look while I'm doing it.
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I love my mom and dad.
I'm very unorganized.
I hope girls read what I say in interviews – they should just be themselves.
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