Falling in Love (Is Hard on the Knees)

Album: Nine Lives (1997)
Charted: 22 35
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  • This song is about a guy who finds himself constantly being used by women for oral sex. Steven Tyler often writes playfully sexual lyrics where the woman is in control (see "Walk This Way"), and this is a great example. Our hero gets emotionally involved with these girls, but they just want one thing, and it "ain't one of these." If fact, these women don't even need a man for this, so he's fighting an uphill battle.
  • Tyler wrote this with Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry and the producer/songwriter Glen Ballard.
  • The music video follows the travails of a masochist, opening with a scene where he is trapped in a box and leashed by his tongue. It was directed by Michael Bay, who filled it with quick cuts of striking, but often nonsensical imagery, something he became known for in his film work (Pearl Harbor, Transformers. It won for Best Rock Video at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards. >>
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Comments: 2

  • Kat from Rowlett, TxCool song!!!
  • Aline from Brasilia, BrazilGreat song, Joe Perry is so cute at the video !
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