‘We brought our own!’: Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler was forced to smuggle gum into Singapore

Aerosmith’s on-going world tour in support of their new album Music from Another Dimension is taking Steven Tyler and Co. into some never-before-played locales — and some very hot ones, too.

That has a direct impact on Tyler, who remains extremely active on stage. “I can lose four pounds a night,” Tyler tells Craig Ferguson on the Late Late Night Show, “depending on what the temperature is. Like, we just did — where did we just come from? Singapore! In Singapore, it’s 90 degrees on stage.”

Aerosmith will play two New York shows in July, before heading out for Japan. Dates in Venezuela, Costa Rica and Mexico follow later in 2013 as the band’s Global Warming World Tour continues.

“We love breaking into new territories,” Tyler adds. Oh, and also breaking the law.

When Ferguson mentions one of Singapore’s more memorable country-wide restrictions — you can’t chew gum there, except by doctor’s prescription — Tyler makes a rock-star admission: “We brought our own! Gotta do something illegal! Just a little bit.”


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