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Old July 15 2014, 10:08 AM   #1
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'Tacky' by Weird Al Yankovic

About time for a parody of new music from this guy:

'Tacky'

The new ALbum, Mandatory Fun, comes out today.
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Old July 15 2014, 10:16 AM   #2
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Nice, I had no idea a new album was coming, so this is a pleasant surprise.
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Old July 15 2014, 10:24 AM   #3
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Apparently there's going to be 8 videos posted over the week.
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Old July 15 2014, 05:26 PM   #4
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I loved this guy in the 80's, but I don't know any of the songs he's parodying now.

I'm really glad he's still at it.
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Old July 15 2014, 05:52 PM   #5
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Ar-Pharazon wrote: View Post
I loved this guy in the 80's, but I don't know any of the songs he's parodying now.

I'm really glad he's still at it.

Okay, here we go:

'Tacky'-based on 'Happy' (Pharrell Williams)

'Word Crimes"-based on 'Blurred Lines' (Robin Thicke)

"Foil"-based on "Royals" (Lorde)

BTW, here's the video to see instead of to link to:
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Old July 15 2014, 07:40 PM   #6
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^ Oh, I could look them up, but the original songs aren't anything I would ever listen to.

Al's 80's stuff was all based on songs I would hear all the time, so I "got" those.

At least he's staying current.
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Old July 15 2014, 07:49 PM   #7
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This one is fantastic.
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Old July 15 2014, 07:58 PM   #8
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Yeah that video is 10/10.
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Old July 15 2014, 08:01 PM   #9
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"Word Crimes"

Love it!!!!!
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Old July 15 2014, 08:03 PM   #10
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Mister Fandango wrote: View Post
This one is fantastic.
That literally made me laugh so hard Martians registered it 6.7 on the Richter scale.
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Old July 15 2014, 08:56 PM   #11
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Word Crimes...........fantastic video. I can't stop smiling. Off to Best Buy now...
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Old July 15 2014, 09:00 PM   #12
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Haven't had chance to listen to the whole album yet, but I did like word crimes.
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Old July 15 2014, 09:07 PM   #13
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Wow, Word Crimes was amazing.

Weird Al is really a cunning linguist.
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Old July 15 2014, 09:55 PM   #14
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YellowSubmarine wrote: View Post
Mister Fandango wrote: View Post
This one is fantastic.
That literally made me laugh so hard Martians registered it 6.7 on the Richter scale.
It literally made you laugh that hard?
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Old July 15 2014, 10:53 PM   #15
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I would've given that a 10 if he had included lose vs. loose.
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