JUL 01 2014
PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE ON ITUNES AND AMAZON NOW
8 VIDEOS TO PREMIERE OVER 8 DAYS
(July 1, 2014 -- New York, New York) – Multi-Grammy Award winner “Weird Al” Yankovic is set to release his 14th studio album Mandatory Fun on July 15th via RCA Records. The 12 track album is available for pre-order now at iTunes (http://smarturl.it/MandatoryFun) and Amazon (http://smarturl.it/MandatoryFunAMZ).
Yankovic recently teased plans to launch 8 music videos in 8 days beginning on July 14th.
Last month, “Weird Al” began the countdown to July 15th with the launch of a series of teasers: http://smarturl.it/Transmission1 & http://smarturl.it/Transmission2
Mandatory Fun Tracklisting:
2 Lame Claim to Fame
4 Sports Song
5 Word Crimes
6 My Own Eyes
7 NOW That's What I Call Polka!
8 Mission Statement
10 First World Problems
12 Jackson Park Express
“Weird Al” Yankovic is the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history with over 12 million albums sold. Now in his fourth career decade, he has released 13 studio albums, won 3 Grammys (with 14 nominations) as well as countless awards and accolades for his classics such as “Eat It,” “Like a Surgeon,” “Fat,” “Smells Like Nirvana,” “Amish Paradise,” “The Saga Begins” and many more. His last studio album Alpocalypse (2011), featuring the Lady Gaga parody “Perform This Way,” charted at #9 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart – the highest debut of his storied career. Alpocalypse was nominated for two Grammy Awards, for Best Comedy Album and Best Short Form Video for the “Perform This Way” Music Video.