Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
|Weird Al Yankovic|
Genres: Miscellaneous, Pop, Rock
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Weird Al's Poodle Hat
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This is a great CD. Funny, yet kind of gross. I'll do some short reviews right here.1. Couch Potato - Parody of Eminem's "Lose Yourself." Funny, because the guy the song is about has memorized just about every show on the planet. 5/52. Hardware Store - Wow. Weird Al can talk really, really fast. I tried singing along - its really, really hard. Very funny, especially all the different items found in a store. 5/53. Trash Day - Spoof of Nelly's "Hot in Herre." I thought the original was kind of annoying, so I didn't really like this one. 2/54. Party at the Leper Colony - Kind of makes you squirmy, because the lyrics are all about various disembodied body parts. Funny, yet gross. 4/55. Angry White Boy Polka - Medley of various rock songs, all by "angry white boys", and accompanied by accordion. 5/56. Wanna B Ur Lover - Song of all cheesy pickup lines. Case in point: "I wish I was cross-eyed, so I could see you twice". Very, very clever and funny. 5/57. A Complicated Song - One of my favorites. He uses all the rhymes for "complicated" imaginable. Parody of Avril Lavigne's "Complicated" (as you can probably guess.) 5/58. Why Does This Always Happen To Me? A funny song about a guy who only thinks about himself. Pretty funny. Also with Ben Folds of Ben Folds Five. 5/59. Ode to a Superhero - Parody of Billy Joel's "Piano Man." "The Saga Begins"-esque. Summs up the plot of "Spider-Man" within 5 minutes. I laughed so hard at this one. 5/510. Bob - Very goofy. Sang exactly like Bob Dylan. If you can't get the lyrics, here's a clue: Read 'em backwards. Get it now? Very funny. 5/511. eBay - Parody of "I Want It That Way" by the (YUCK) Backstreet Boys. Very funny. About this eBay-obsessed guy who owns all the useless stuff humanly possible. 5/512. Genius in France - "Albequerque" of "Poodle Hat." About 9 minutes long. All about this really stupid guy who's brilliant in France. Good if you hate the French, if so many of us do nowadays. Hilarious lines. Example: "It's hard to keep the fans at bay/they say 'Sign my poodle, si'l vous plait". Changes tempo every minute. 5/5Total, thats a 57/60. Pretty good - definently an A.BUY IT!!"
Some of his finest work...
G. E. Leifer | 05/21/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I got this album at 10:30am on May 20th, and I started listening to it and I instantly LOVED it. Here's my main reviews for each song:
Couch Potato: Parody of Lose Yourself by Eminem.
This is a very cool song. But I just can't tell if he's dissing TV, or saying that he likes it.
Hardware Store: An Original Song by Al
This is one of my favorite songs on the album. I love it. He sings very fast and for so long. It's amazing!
Trash Day: Parody of Hot in Herre by Nelly
Another rapping by Al and it's hilarious.
Party At The Leper Colony: An Original Song By Al
It's funny but kind of makes you squirm.
Angry White Boy Polka: A Polka Medley Arranged by Al
Includes polka versions of songs by Staind, Papa Roach, Eminem, P.O.D., Kid Rock and more.
Wanna B Ur Lovr: An Original Song by Al
A funny love song by Al. Wait, A LOVE SONG BY AL?!
A Complicated Song: Parody of Complicated by Avril Lavigne
This song is so funny, but the first part is about constipation. Ew.
Why Does This Always Happen To Me?: An Original Song by Al
This is my least favorite, mainly because it's so violent. But Ben Folds does do a good job on the keyboard.
Ode To A Superhero: Parody of Piano Man by Billy Joel
The story of Spider-Man told in the tune of Piano Man. Nuff said.
Bob: An Original Song by Al
Um, this is one kinda hard to understand, but I like it.
Ebay: Parody of I Want it That Way by The Backstreet Boys
I love all the stuff he thought of to put in this song. The ending's really funny too.
Genius in France: An Original Song by Al
This song is the Albuquerque of Poodle Hat. Long and funny, though not as funny as Albuquerque."
Christopher Derry | Macomb, IL United States | 06/03/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I love this CD. I had to look everywhere for it. "Couch Potato" is a very funny parody of Eminem's "Lose Yourself" and mocks all the [stuff] thats on TV right now. Namely all the stupid shows Fox comes up with now. The funniest line is "I saw Will and Grace one time, one day, and I wish I hadn't cause Tivo now thinks I'm gay". A great song, CD is worth is just for it."Hardware store" is an epic in fast speech. I'd like to see him sing that bridge in concert."Trash Day" is alright, mostly because Nelly's music makes me cringe. But, since I hear "Hot in Here" all the time, it deserves recognition."Party at the Leper Colony" makes fun of the easily pull apart limbs of lepers and is kind of low, but kinda funny."Angry White Polka" is decent, I've only heard a couple of the songs in it, but it is basically filler."Wanna B Ur Lovr" is chalked full of pick-up lines. "Girl you must be Jamaican, because Jamaican me crazy". Worth listening to a couple times."A Complicated Song". In a word, hilarious. Another gem on this ALbum."Why Does This Always Happen To Me". Incredibly unrelenting, unsympathetic, and quite enjoyable."Ode To A Superhero" is a parody of Billy Joel's Piano Man. "Sling us a web, you're the spider man". Hilarious. Another keeper, follows along the same lines as "The Saga Begins" and "Jurassic Park" in the Al's movie summarization songs."Bob" is a tribute to Bob Dylan and contains a lot of palindromes, which are phrases that are spelled the same forwards and backwards, like "Race Car" for example. Must have taken a while to do, even though on the first listen sounds like it was slapped together with no sense."Ebay" is a parody of the Backstreet Boy's "I Want it That Way" and is the best and closest sounding parody on this album, but probably the third best song to Complicated and Superhero."Genius in France" takes a great opportunity to make fun of the French. And it is just as unrelenting as "Why Does THis Always Happen To Me"There you have it. One of the best ALbums to date. Great job Al."