Friday playlist: Ten hilarious Weird Al songs

By Rachel Bache

Comedic singer Weird Al Yankovic. Photo / AP
Comedic singer Weird Al Yankovic. Photo / AP

By now you may have heard Weird Al Yankovic's parody of Royals as it mades its way around the internet. Yes, he was a little late to the game as far as Lorde remakes go - but Al's version did induce more than a few giggles - and involved some interesting use of tinfoil - so we'll forgive him.

Plus, Weird Al has such an outstanding repertoire of comedic covers: White and Nerdy, The Saga Begins and Eat It (his version of Michael Jackson's Beat It) - just to name a few.

So in light of his latest album, Mandatory Fun, we thought it would be great to take a look back at some of Weird Al's greatest music moments.

Read more:
How does 'Weird Al' Yankovic get away with it?
Weird Al parodies Pharrell's Happy with 'Tacky' (+video)
Album review: Weird Al Yankovic, Mandatory Fun

Today's playlist was curated by entertainment reviewer Rachel Bache. Enjoy the YouTube playlist below, a double whammy of awesome songs and rad videos.


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