Music

Aliana Lohan Has Coined the Whitest Genre Ever: ‘Western Emo’

Music

Aliana Lohan Has Coined the Whitest Genre Ever: ‘Western Emo’

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In 2008, Lindsay Lohan’s younger sister Aliana Lohan released a standalone single, “All The Way Around,” which viewers watched the 14-year-old record on her reality series, Living Lohan, starring America’s favorite stage mom, Dina Lohan. Though the track was written by Kara DioGuardi, who’s penned major hits like Christina Aguilera’s “Ain’t No Other Man” and Gwen Stefani’s “Rich Girl,” Aliana’s attempt at breaking the pop charts wasn’t a success, and barely scraped the top 100.

What we really need today is a LiLo comeback (“Bossy” is still one of pop’s most unsung tracks), but what we’re getting first is an Aliana revival, and in the form of a genre that brings together the whitest of white music culture. In an interview with Cosmopolitan, the now 22-year-old revealed she’s been working on a new EP and described the project’s developing sound as “Western Emo”—a mix of Nancy Sinatra and Johnny Cash.

Considering we’re all living in a post-Lana Del Rey world, it’s likely Aliana’s music will be comparable to the moody Honeymoon songstress. But a marriage of “Western” and “Emo” sounds might also suggest joining the culture of self-loathing, white suburban teens with Donald Trump-loving cowboys—a terrifying mix, to say the least. All things considered, bringing the Lohan family back into the spotlight where it belongs is one way to “Make America Great Again,” no?