And I was just talking about Gossip Girl Leighton Meester trading screenplays for microphones in relation to Taylor Momsen's supposed new demo. I stopped everything I was doing to listen to this one and while it was worth it to be able to hear new Cobra Starship... it wasn't for the Meester.
Cobra Starship usually doesn't hype new songs on their MySpace unless they're amazing. I can understand why they think 'Good Girls Go Bad' is gonna blow up. Cause... it's Cobra Starship! We're one track closer to that new album, so it gives the fanbase something to get even more hype about. The beat is sick; the kind of song you would hear in an 80s club or some teen romance movie soundtrack. And Gabe Saporta on any track is good enough for me.
However I just have a massive problem with Leighton Meester's 'verse.' If you can even call it a verse, it's so short. Maybe I just prefer her voice when it's appropriately back-dropped to something more mellow like Bettie Davis Eyes (which seems more like her). Here, she just comes into the song and sounds like Tila Tequila with that, 'I know you're tight!' She warms up to the lyrics later, it's just that her part isn't even big enough to accurately critique it.
Honestly, Leighton Meester doesn't add anything to the song. Well, except bragging rights for Saporta. Maybe that's all that matters? Cobra Starship's great sound stands alone. I could always be wrong though...