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Aerosmith - Dude (Looks Like a Lady) - Lyrics Meaning

Aerosmith is a rock band with roots from Boston. The band has been highly successful and even today the band is still staying strong. The band consist of several members. One notable member is lead vocalist Steven Tyler.

'Dude (Looks Like a Lady)' sounds like a parody; if you listen or read the lyrics, it's talking about a drag queen or a guy that looks like a woman. Sources state that a: "New York bar crawl where Steven Tyler and Vince Neil had drinks at a bar where the waiters were dressed in women's clothes." So you know that the artists are conveying an experience they had and wrote a song based on it.

The song was featured on the movie 'Mrs. Doubtfire' where actor Robin Williams played a man who was losing all of his children due to a divorce and decided to dressup as an old lady to spend more time with his kids'. That song was perfect for the movie. The title is somewhat of an oximoron. Regardless of what you think of the lyrics, the afterthought is there. The song is intended to address that some dude wants to look like a lady, in that fashion.