Weird Al parodies Pharrell's Happy with 'Tacky' (+video)

'Weird' Al Yankovic. Photo / Getty Images
'Weird' Al Yankovic. Photo / Getty Images

King of musical parody, Weird Al Yankovic, has released his own take on Pharrell Williams' popular hit Happy, calling it Tacky.

The comedian roped in some comedy cameos for the video with Jack Black, Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet, Margaret Cho and Flight of the Conchords' Kristen Schaal who were all happy to join the comedian in his Pharrell parody.

Game for the tacky antics, in the video the comedians all twerk and dance their way around a warehouse and theatre wearing ill-fitting, bright neon clothing.

In the send-up, Yankovic's lyrics show just how tacky he can be.

"I Instagram every meal I have," he sings.

And, proving he's a pretty bad date, he croons: "We can go to see a show but I'll make you pay because I'm tacky".

The song is part of Yankovic's just released 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun.

Known for his parodies including Eat It, Like A Surgeon and Smells Like Nirvana, the Grammy Award winner is the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history with more than 12 million albums sold.

Watch Weird Al Yankovic's music video for 'Tacky' here.


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