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Weird Al Yankovic to Release Alpocalypse On June 21st, Announces Tour Dates

May 2, 2011 drainu182 0


Grammy Award-winning artist “Weird Al” Yankovic is set to release his 13th studio album Alpocalypse (Jive Records) on June 21st. It is his first full studio release since the 2006 Grammy nominated album Straight Outta Lynwood that spawned the platinum hit single “White & Nerdy.”

Alpocalypse will be available in both standard and deluxe formats and will include the much talked about Lady Gaga parody, “Perform This Way”, that generated two million Youtube hits within two days and …

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Weird Al Announces New Album Due Out This Summer

April 24, 2011 drainu182 0

“Weird Al” Yankovic has announced in a YouTube video that his new album will be released on June 21st. According to RollingStone.com, the album will feature five songs from Yankovic’s Internet Leaks, the polka mix “Polka Face” and six new songs. The album will also include Weird Al’s parody of Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” which Yankovic originally posted on YouTube (watch the lyric video to “Perform This Way”) after being denied permission to release the

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Weird Al is all about “Craigslist” (Video)

June 17, 2009 drainu182 0
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Yesterday, “Weird Al” Yankovic released his new single “Craigslist,” the second song of Yankovic’s 4 song digital EP “The Internet Sessions” due out next year. The song sounds a lot like a Doors song especially because Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek plays on the track. The video for “Craigslist” was shot by Al’s friend Liam Lynch, director of “Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny” (and the nerd-rocker behind “United States of Whatever”). The “Craigslist” video is meant to be …