Although originally known on her behalf acting roles (especially her portrayal of Blaire Waldorf, the semi-villainous heroine of Gossip Girl), Leighton Meester branched into music through the show’s second season. Citing a years as a child enthusiasm for music, she authorized with Universal Information in ’09 2009 and produced her formal debut almost a year later, contributing visitor vocals to Cobra Starship’s “Great Girls GO SOUTH.” The melody became Cobra Starship’s biggest strike, cracking the very best Ten that summer months and setting Meester as pop’s newest vixen. She continuing focusing on her debut record throughout the last mentioned fifty percent of 2009. That 2009 record hardly ever materialized but many singles surfaced, including a Robin Thicke duet known as “Someone to Like” and “Your Love’s a Medication,” both which had been released as digital singles. Ultimately, Meester shifted path from the dance-oriented music she have been producing in the past due 2000s. The initial sign of the was her function in the 2010 film Nation Solid, where she performed a country vocalist. Next, she produced an allegiance with today’s folk-rock band known as Check at night, playing a short tour using the group and documenting a couple of demos. The fruits of the transition toward vocalist/songwriter-hood had been apparent on her behalf 2014 debut record Heartstrings.