Jack Douglas wanted Stephen King to write lyrics for Aerosmith

Whilst we can certainly see why one would think Steven Tyler belongs in the Stephen King universe, the idea of him writing lyrics for the band seems kind of odd. Everyone else thought so too, apparently, but producer Jack Douglas really meant it, yo.

They looked at me like I was crazy. I said, ‘No, I’m serious. If there’s anyone who’s going to inspire him, it’d be Stephen King. Steven doesn’t need melody — he needs someone who’s going to inspire him as a wordsmith. I don’t want a guy who’s just writing hits right now.‘”

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Stephen King is a rock/metal fan, so maybe he would have said yes… Someone needs to adapt a Stephen King book and use the screeching sounds from Tyler’s national anthem performance to scare the audience off. Fuck it, Stephen Kings needs help from Tyler, not the other way around.

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