“Weird Al” Yankovic has parodied numerous artists together with his distinct model of musical comedy. Now, his personal life story is the topic of a biopic referred to as “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,” starring Daniel Radcliffe. The film, which premiered on Nov. 4 on the Roku Channel, celebrates Yankovic’s life whereas – in true “Weird Al” vogue – parodying the artwork of the musician biopic itself.
Yankovic launched his first tune, “My Bologna” – a parody of the Knack’s hit “My Sharona” – in 1979. He went on to launch 14 studio albums, parodying everybody from Gloria Gaynor and Coolio to Madonna and Lorde alongside the way in which.
In tandem with the biopic’s launch, 63-year-old Yankovic launched a brand new album, his first since 2014’s “Mandatory Fun.” The 46-song album serves because the film’s soundtrack and options “a bunch of early Weird Al songs I re-recorded specifically for the film, my brand-new closing credit tune ‘Now You Know,’ and all the orchestral rating,” Yankovic tweeted. “There will probably be CDs and vinyl out there subsequent 12 months, however you will get it digitally RIGHT NOW all over the place music is offered, streamed, or stolen.”
Ahead, relive a few of “Weird Al”‘s most iconic parodies.