John Mayer serenaded with book
John Mayer has recalled serenading a lady with the erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey.
The singer recounted his rather unusual dating techniques on the talk show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Despite his out-of-the-box thinking, John didn't get the reaction he was hoping for.
"I met this girl not long ago, and I was trying to impress her and she had Fifty Shades of Grey on the Kindle and I said, 'I'm gonna sing it to you. And so, I sang one of the pages of Fifty Shades of Grey," he explained.
"She fell. She fell to the ground laughing and I think that was the only way I could make her laugh. I sold out, completely. She didn't really get it though, 'Like, I'm not singing for a year and I just sang you Fifty Shades of Grey.'"
The E. L. James tome has been causing quite a stir with its risqué content. John has joked he isn't a fan though.
"It was steamy, and it didn't rhyme, which is my big problem," he laughed.
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