Lover Alot

Album: Music from Another Dimension! (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • This driving rocker finds Steven Tyler bigging up a woman's sex appeal. Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry first developed the song during their 2011 album sessions in Boston. Tyler told Rolling Stone that he aimed for a vibe of "dancing around the fires and being tribal."
  • This is one of four songs on Music From Another Dimension! that has the word "love" in the title. "I was reading the lyrics upstairs and I was thinking, there's a lot of love. And I got shameful for a minute and thought, We should be more socially relevant!" Tyler told UK newspaper, The Guardian. "But you know I'm not the smartest cookie in the barrel [sic]," he continued. "I'm not socially relevant but I write about love and passion – and it's fun! It's what I think a rock'n'roll band should be."
  • The song was produced by Jack Douglas who worked on Aerosmith's early albums Get Your Wings, Toys In The Attic, Rocks, Draw The Line and Rock In A Hard Place. Douglas also plays some percussion on the track.

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