The subject got here up when host Alex Cooper requested the rocker what he was like in highschool, in an episode that dropped Tuesday evening (Dec. 20). “I didn’t have a presence,” Mayer admitted. “So I believe that one of many larger misnomers about me is that there’s like a jocky-ness to me, you already know? Like there’s an alpha, musician jocky-ness to me and the underside line is, like, I went to highschool to get it over with. And my life started at 3 o’clock within the afternoon after I got here dwelling and performed guitar.”
Cooper was fast to level out that only a few years after graduating from highschool, he was profitable his first Grammy for 2002’s “Your Physique Is a Wonderland.” And but, Mayer insisted that — opposite to the mythos surrounding his love life — he was hardly a Hollywood playboy on the time.
“That was about my first girlfriend,” he mentioned of his sophomore single. “That was in regards to the feeling, which I believe was already type of nostalgic… I used to be 21 after I wrote that track and I used to be nostalgic for being 16.”
When Cooper pressed that she at all times thought the sensual smash was a few sure, unnamed movie star, he responded, “No, that’s a type of issues the place folks simply type of fashioned that concept, it will get bolstered through the years, no, no, no. I had by no means met a star after I wrote that track.”
Subsequent 12 months, Mayer will embark on the remaining Useless & Firm tour, beginning Might 19 on the Kia Discussion board in Los Angeles.
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