Leighton Meester Records Album; We Die

Forget Heidi Montag. Ignore Scarlett Johansson. Don’t even think even think about Lindsay Lohan. Our new favorite starlet who is absurdly recording a pop album is Leighton Meester, a.k.a. Blair from the Greatest Show of Our Time. That’s right. The Gossip Girl star told some Canadian press outlet that she will be “be finishing it within the next couple months, hopefully.” Yessssss. Her music, they say, is “an electronic-rock hybrid that sounds like Gwen Stefani and MIA.” We have no idea what that means, but we’re guessing it doesn’t involve hair bows and white tights, which makes this a huge departure from her previous oeuvre. Above, we dug up a clip from YouTube of Blair singing and weakly pretending to play the guitar, from an old movie called Drive Thru. Click above to view. It seems like she can actually sort of sing, in that wailing-talking Tia Carrerra–from–Wayne’s World kind of way. What great news. This is exactly how she’s going to win back her social supremacy at Constance Billard. Jenny’s going to have to release her sex tape extra early to fight back.

’Gossip Girl’ star Leighton Meester talks new album [CTV.ca]
Update: Just after we posted our item, usweekly.com put up a video of Blair talking about the show and her album. Click after the jump to watch!