Album: Mandatory Fun (2014)
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Songfacts®:

  • This twisted take on Lorde's "Royals" is an ode to aluminum foil and all its convenient uses, from keeping leftovers fresh to keeping us safe from shadowy governments bent on world domination.
  • Comedian Patton Oswalt appears in the video as a frustrated infomercial director, along with actors Tom Lennon and Ben Garant.

Comments: 2

  • Edge from Undisclosed - Top SecretHis parodies are top notch and unmatched. However, I truly wonder if there’s a hidden message within this in some way shape or form. Maybe it was his way of calling out who we needed to in the elite world
  • Shandroise De Laeken from Davao City, PhilippinesThis song is soooo funny!!! a-hahahahaha!! Weird Al is a genius!!
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