Just Push Play

Album: Just Push Play (2001)

Songfacts®:

  • This is a protest against radio censorship. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France
  • Aerosmith used this as the name for their 2001 tour, which set a new level of commercialism. As part of a deal with Dodge, a 2-minute video featuring clips of the band mixed with shots of Dodge vehicles was shown before the band took the stage. The song was used in commercials for Dodge vehicles.
  • Steven Tyler and Joe Perry wrote this and recorded it at The Boneyard, Perry's home studio. Just Push Play was the first album Tyler and Perry produced themselves.
  • This was the second single from the album. "Jaded" was released first.

Comments: 7

  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenWho else noticed (at 2:27) the little cameo we get from the "Walk This Way" guitar riff?
  • Vaalwrath from Somewhere In The The Milky Way Galaxy...I just recently got the Japanese version and can tell you the f-bombs are not bleeped out like they are in the American versions of the album, though in the later half of the album they do some of the bleeping like in the American version. But, for the most part, it's pretty clear-cut from beginning to end. Yet another advantage the Japanese have over us.
  • Emily from Ocean Springs, MsIt is ironic, but I think that's where the line "they're gonna bleep it anyway" comes in.
  • Homer from Springfield, KyWonderful song but has it ever occured to anyone that they cencored a song that was a protest against radio cencors so they could put it on the radio?
  • Darrell from Dallas, TxGreat song, really catchy. And I disagree about the comment "...aren't worried about a "label"". Sure they are. That's why their music is "commercialized". At the end of the day, money talks, "my creative vision" walks.
  • Gordon from Lake Havasu City, AzJust Push Play is an example of Aerosmith's determination to remain in the music scene today. The guitar riff is awesome, undeniably Joe Perry, the loop programing gives it a certain edge that makes it catchy, and Steven Tyler seems to derive great pleasure by screaming, f****n A! over and over in the chorus. It's a great party song, and I listen to it often.
  • Donni from Somewhere, WaI like this song. I think Aerosmith is an awsome band...my favorite. Its amazing how Aerosmith isn't strictly under one genre of music. They are able to dabble in many different kinds of music. They're genius. They are very creative and aren't worried about a "label". I'm surprised nobody else commented on this song.
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