Battle nonetheless rages in Ukraine. Inflation has made avocados 7 bucks. Elon Musk is chief of Twitter. And if it could not get any worse, now we study this: Bizarre Al Yankovic says he in all probability won’t launch one other parody tune, ever.
We study this on a day of Bizarre Al hope and hype, as his biopic Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story drops right now (Nov. 4) on the Roku channel. Bizarre Al tells Rolling Stone , “I’m not so targeted on (parody songs…) If an excellent thought pops in my head, I assume I’d do it. However I’m leaving that to different folks in the interim. I’m not retiring. I’m not saying I’m by no means gonna do one other one. However it’s simply not my focus proper now.”
The undisputed king of parody songs, (Bizarre Al has executed greater than 150!,) with bangers like as “My Bologna,” “Smells Like Nirvana” and “White and Nerdy,” Bizarre Al has truly been silent on the brand new parody entrance since 2014. On that yr’s Necessary Enjoyable album, he took on Lorde’s “Royals” and turned it into “Foil” (like aluminum), turned Pharrell’s “Comfortable” into “Cheesy” and Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Traces” grew to become “Phrase Crimes.” Since then he is been the bandleader on Comedy Bang! Bang!, went on 4 excursions, and co-wrote the Bizarre film. However no new parody songs. What?!!! The world by no means obtained a “Jello” from Adele’s worldwide smash “Hiya”? Agghhhhhhh!!!!!!!
And we’ll in all probability by no means get one. “I spent a long time of my life obsessive about the Billboard charts, and dwelling and respiration musical tendencies,” says Bizarre Al. “I’m simply taking a bit break from that and attempting to do different issues that I’m serious about. And once more, if an amazing thought strikes me, then actually I’ll do this. However I don’t wish to attempt to drive it only for the sake of feeding the pipeline.”
Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story film, starring Daniel Radcliffe of Harry Potter fame, does have a brand new unique tune in it referred to as “Now You Know.” Yahoo says it performs over the top credit, placing a bow on the biopic by explaining: “Now you understand all my soiled secrets and techniques ‘trigger we spilled all of the tea / There’s nothing left to cover child / How you want the actual me?” The Bizarre soundtrack additionally contains “I Love Rocky Highway,” “One other One Rides the Bus” and “Like a Surgeon,” all newly recorded for the film.
And Bizarre Al says though unannounced, there are extra dwell exhibits in retailer for 2023, and he has just a few issues on his plate that he cannot discuss but. However no “About Ham Time” (“About Rattling Time” Lizzo) or “Dangerous Rabbits” (“Dangerous Habits” Ed Sheeran?) Prison.
Watch the video for the brand new tune “Now You Know” under, in addition to the trailer for the brand new film.
Bizarre Al Yankovic’s “Now You Know” from Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story on the Roku Channel
Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story Film Trailer
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