I am a stupid huge fan of “Weird Al” as anyone who visited this site around the release of Mandatory Fun can attest. The fact that he got his first number one album this year was tremendous.
Thirty-Five years in to a career that some people didn’t believe would last Thirty-Five minutes, Weird Al Yankovic has his first number one album. ‘Mandatory Fun’ which was released last week is at the top of the sales charts.
Yesterday I wrote that if I were a betting man, I would bet that today’s “Weird Al” video would be for ‘Inactive’.
This is why I do not gamble…often.
Today’s video premier off of Al’s new album ‘Mandatory Fun’ is for “Sports Song” which is a “Weird Al” original and I was hoping there would be a video for this song. Sports is not a topic that often comes up in a “Weird Al” song and so I was happy to see one.
You can check it out by clicking here.
In other news, Al was on Conan last night performing ‘Tacky’ live with his band. If you missed that performance, you can watch it here.
Another day and another new video from Weird Al Yankovic’s new album ‘Mandatory Fun’ hits the internet.
Today he premiered the music video for ‘Handy’ which is a parody of ‘Fancy’ by Iggy Azalea.
If you want to watch the video, click here.
If I were a betting man, I would wager large sums of money that tomorrow’s music video is for ‘Inactive’ which is a parody of ‘Radioactive’ by Imagine Dragons.
Eight videos in eight days containues as “Weird Al” debuts the video for ‘Foil’ which is the third song off of his new ‘Mandatory Fun’ to have a video premiered this week. ‘Foil’ is a parody of ‘Royals’ by Lorde.
This one and ‘Word Crimes’ rank very closely as my favorite songs off of ‘Mandatory Fun’.
“Weird Al” continues his 8 videos in 8 days campain with the music video for his song ‘Word Crimes’ which is a parody of ‘Blurred Lines’ by Robin Thicke. This is the second video for a single off of Al’s new album ‘Mandatory Fun’ which was released today and so far I am enjoying it very much.
This joins his video for the song ‘Tacky’ which is a parody of ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams.
Weird Al Yankovic’s new album ‘Mandatory Fun’ is released on CD and digitally tomorrow. In preparation for the big day, Al has released the first of 8 music videos from the album. The other seven will be released one per day, starting tomorrow.
If you want to watch the music video of ‘Tacky’ which is a parody of Pharell’s ‘Happy’ Click Here.