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    Nice to see how many of us had Weird Al as their first show. Mine was back in 1984 at the Del Mar Fair.

    And hell yes for the style parodies. Here's my old-timey favorite.


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    Support!
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    The new album is really good. The Pixies parody is awesome.

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    #1 Album on iTunes!

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    This would be fun - that Word Crimes parody/video is pure genius...best he's ever done outside of maybe Fat.
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    Yes! A Coachella appearance would be great. He says he's going on a huge world tour in 2015. My first concert was also Al, back in 1985 at the Greek Theater.

    By the way, the Pixies style-parody "First World Problems" is today's video directed by Liam Lynch... This one might be my favorite of the bunch so far.

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    Weird Al is pretty damn good at rapping.

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    Al's always been surprisingly good at rapping ("Amish Paradise", "White and Nerdy", "Couch Potato")... Congrats BTW to Al for his first ever #1 album in his 30+ year career.

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    Build a time machine. Go back in time 30 years. Start asking people, "In your opinion, which artist performing today will not only still be making music in 30 years, but still be getting better with each album?" Willing to bet nobody would guess Weird Al. I've seen him enough times live that I'd only catch him at Coachella if there were no conflicts, but when he plays in LA or San Diego I'll definitely be there.

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    Saw him here in Edmonton when I was quite young. He came out on stage wearing his "Fat" outfit from the video brandishing a chainsaw. I will never forget. Fantastic performer.
    Anything is possible...

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    How telling is it that the Weird Al thread is the most active artist thread under Rumors? Because I hope it's very telling.

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    I'd be down, late night Mojave!

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    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    Weird Al is pretty damn good at rapping.

    holy shit this is great.

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    can't support this enough. super nice guy from virtually all accounts i've ever read, respected by "serious" musicians, insane stage show and has been playing with the same lineup for over 30 years! nobody in his field even comes close. al would definitely bring it.

    besides if yo gabba gabba can play the sahara i don't see why we can't have al
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    Quote Originally Posted by anonimouse View Post
    can't support this enough. super nice guy from virtually all accounts i've ever read, respected by "serious" musicians, insane stage show and has been playing with the same lineup for over 30 years! nobody in his field even comes close. al would definitely bring it.

    besides if yo gabba gabba can play the sahara i don't see why we can't have al
    i was about to correct you, thinking of gabba gabba heys........but wtf, yo gabba gabba was at coachella in 2010, how was their set?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dillycup View Post
    i was about to correct you, thinking of gabba gabba heys........but wtf, yo gabba gabba was at coachella in 2010, how was their set?
    it was awesome! imagine the sahara around 25% capacity with about half of those people walking out with very confused looks on their faces and everyone left over enjoying the hell out of it. various characters kept showing up in random places throughout the weekend (including on stage during other sets). very surreal to see a kids show with no kids in sight, in what is probably considered the shadiest place on the entire polo grounds.

    it was the first set we saw that weekend and it put our group in a super good mood

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    He was my first real concert as well, when I was 9. His new album is incredible, would love to see him on the poster come January
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