Since he wrote the song, Perry wanted to sing it himself, but Steven Tyler kept telling him how much he liked the lyrics and that he wanted to do the vocals. In the end, Tyler did the lead and Perry sang backup. In our interview with Joe Perry
, he said that it was his wife Billie who convinced him. "My wife said, 'Hey, if he wants to sing it, let him sing it. If he loves the lyrics that much, let him go for it," he said.