The Pretty Reckless Biography
The Pretty Reckless is a New York-based rock band, currently consisting of Taylor Momsen, Jamie Perkins, Ben Phillips, and Mark Damon. Active since 2009, they’ve released so far three studio albums.
Early Years & Breakthrough
Taylor Momsen was already famous for starring in the popular tv show Gossip Girl when she started the band. After a few line-up changes, The Pretty Reckless began recording demos and performed at as opening act for the Veronicas. They signed with Interscope records and created “He Loves You and “Zombie”, which they posted online. Taylor cited Kurt Cobain and Joan Jett as her influences. In 2010, the group released their first single, “Make Me Wanna Die” and joined the Warped Tour. Furthermore, they released a debut album, “Light Me Up”, which reached number 65 in the US and 6 in the UK. “Make Me Wanna Die” topped the UK Rock chart. Additionally, the album spawned another top 10 hit, “Just Tonight”.
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Most popular songs from The Pretty Reckless
The Pretty RecklessOh My God
The Pretty RecklessTake Me Down
The Pretty RecklessPrisoner
The Pretty RecklessWild City
The Pretty RecklessBack to the River
The Pretty RecklessWho You Selling For
The Pretty RecklessBedroom Window
The Pretty RecklessLiving in the Storm
The Pretty RecklessAlready Dead
The Pretty RecklessThe Devil’s Back