TOMMY LEE On Upcoming Solo Album: 'This Is The Best Thing I've Ever Done!'

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has spoken to MTV.com about his upcoming solo album, "Tommyland: The Ride", tentatively due in August.

"It's true, this is the best thing I've ever done!" Tommy said. "I mean, people will be like, 'Is that fucking Tommy?' It's like an event record.

"This is more like my last record [2002's 'Never a Dull Moment'] than the METHODS OF MAYHEM record, which was all over the place," said Lee. "This one is right down the middle, it's not so hybrid. It has rock, pop, everything."

Lee's third solo album will be released to coincide with his NBC reality show, "Tommy Lee Goes to College", which got bumped up from a summer replacement to a fall show, due to the positive feedback. The show's theme song will be "Good Times", which features Dave Navarro (ex-JANE'S ADDICTION, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) on acoustic guitar and producer/singer Butch Walker on the choruses, singing, "Take me away to a place where the good times, good times roll/ Don't let me stay in a place where the hate can't steal my soul."

The album's likely first single — and the song guaranteed to turn heads — is "Tired", which paints a scenario that could only exist in Tommyland. With help from GOOD CHARLOTTE's Joel Madden on the chorus and SUM 41's Deryck Whibley and Navarro on guitar, Tommy pays tribute his famous ex, Pamela Anderson, among other beauties.

"You know when you're sitting there with one of your buddies and you say, 'I can't believe so and so is fucking her!' And it's some supermodel or something and your buddy says, 'Yeah, but I bet he's tired of fucking her.' "

Read more at MTV.com.

Tags:

Posted in: News

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).