Mark Ryden, the artist behind Tyler, The Creator’s Wolf artwork, currently has an art gallery entitled “The Gay Nineties West” which is taking place at Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles. As part of the exhibition, the artist asked Tyler, The Creator, along with several other musicians, to cover the 1982 song, “Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two).”
Earlier today, the OF front man released the following statement about the project via his FaceBook page.
“I WAS 15 AND BLOWN AWAY BY MARK RYDENS ART WORK, IT WAS LIKE THE SHIT THAT REALLLLLLY CONNECTED WITH ME ALL THE BRIGHT COLORS BUT FUCKED UP SHIT, BUT I ALWAYS SAID ONE DAY I’LL GET THIS DUDE TO DRAW ME AND HE DID LAST YEAR ( WOLF ALBUM COVER) AND IN EXCHANGE HE ASKED IF I DID A SONG FOR AN UPCOMING ART SHOW HE HAS ENTILED ‘THE GAY 90S’. MYSELF, KATY PERRY AND SOME OTHERS ALL MADE OUR OWN VERSION OF THIS SONG ENTITLED ‘DAISY BELL’, HERE IS MINE. AND GO LOOK TO HIS ART SHOW IN HOLLYWOOD AND KOHN GALLERY!”
Peep Tyler’s twist on the track, below.