"Weird Al" Yankovic - Mandatory Fun

  • Artist: "Weird Al" Yankovic
  • Category: Folk, World, & Country
  • Name: Mandatory Fun
  • Size: 1286mb
  • Quality: FLAC, MP3





Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Handy
Written-By – Al Yankovic*, Amethyst Kelly*, Charlotte Aitchison, George Astasio, Jason Pebworth, Jonathan Shave*, Jon Turner , Kurtis McKenzie
A2 Lame Claim To Fame
A3 Foil
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Monique DonnellyWritten-By – Al Yankovic*, Ella O'Connor*, Joel Little
A4 Sports Song
Cornet – Mike UhlerKeyboards – "Weird Al" YankovicSaxophone – James KingTuba – Mike Bolger
A5 Word Crimes
Keyboards – Steve JayWritten-By – Al Yankovic*, Clifford Harris, Jr.*, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke
A6 My Own Eyes
Now That's What I Call Polka!
Accordion – "Weird Al" YankovicArranged By [Medley] – Al Yankovic*Banjo – Jim "Kimo" West*Clarinet – Joel PeskinTrumpet – Wayne BergeronTuba – Jim SelfVoice [Screams] – Suzanne Yankovic
A7a Too Fat Polka
Written-By – Ross MacLean, Arthur Richardson
A7b Wrecking Ball
Written-By – Lukasz Gottwald, Maureen "Mozella" McDonald*, Stephan Moccio, Sacha Skarbek, Henry Walter
A7c Pumped Up Kicks
Written-By – Mark Foster
A7d Best Song Ever
Written-By – Wayne Hector, John Ryan , Edward Drewett*, Julian Bunetta
A7e Gangnam Style
Written-By – Jai Sang Park*, Keon Hyung Yoo*
A7f Call Me Maybe
Written-By – Carly Rae Jepsen, Josh Ramsay, Tavish Crowe
A7g Scream & Shout
Written-By – William Adams*, Jef Martens, Jean Baptiste
A7h Somebody That I Used To Know
Written-By – Walter De Backer*, Luiz Bonfá
A7i Timber
Written-By – Armando C. Perez*, Kesha Sebert, Lukasz Gottwald, Priscilla "Priscilla Renea" Hamilton*, Jamie Sanderson, Breyan Stanley Isaac*, Henry Walter, Lee Oskar, Keri Oskar, Greg Errico
A7j Sexy And I Know It
Written-By – Skyler Gordy*, Erin Beck, David Listenbee, George Robertson , Kenny Oliver*, Stefan Gordy*
A7k Thrift Shop
Written-By – Ben Haggerty, Ryan Lewis
A7l Get Lucky
Written-By – Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Nile Rodgers, Pharrell Williams
A7m Mandatory Polka
B1 Mission Statement
B2 Inactive
Written-By – Al Yankovic*, Alexander Junior Grant*, Benjamin Arthur McKee*, Daniel Coulter Reynolds*, Joshua Francis Mosser*, Daniel Wayne Sermon*
B3 First World Problems
Recorded By [Amanda Palmer's Vocals] – Benny Grotto*Vocals – Amanda Palmer
B4 Tacky
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Lisa PopeilWritten-By – Al Yankovic*, Pharrell Williams
B5 Jackson Park Express
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Steve JayBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Scottie HaskellKeyboards – "Weird Al" Yankovic

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Records
  • Copyright (c) – RCA Records
  • Marketed By – Sony Music Entertainment
  • Distributed By – Sony Music Entertainment
  • Pressed By – United Record Pressing
  • Recorded At – Waystation
  • Recorded At – GoDaveyGo Studio
  • Recorded At – Bedrock L.A.
  • Recorded At – Mad Oak Studios
  • Mixed At – WayStation
  • Mastered At – Bernie Grundman Mastering
  • Published By – Amethyst Kelly Publishing Designee
  • Published By – Grand Hustle Anthems
  • Published By – Sony/ATV Sounds LLC
  • Published By – Stellar Songs Ltd.
  • Published By – EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Published By – Universal - Songs Of Polygram International, Inc.
  • Published By – Sony/ATV Songs LLC
  • Published By – Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd.
  • Published By – Turnfirst Limited
  • Published By – Lateral MGMT London Stockholm AB
  • Published By – Kobalt Songs Music Publishing
  • Published By – Jon Turner Publishing Designee
  • Published By – Ear Booker Music
  • Published By – EMI April Music Inc.
  • Published By – EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty. Limited
  • Published By – Songs Music Publishing LLC
  • Published By – Songs of SMP
  • Published By – More Water From Nazareth
  • Published By – Deyjah's Daddy Muzik
  • Published By – I Like 'Em Thicke Music
  • Published By – Shapiro Bernstein
  • Published By – Kasz Money Publishing
  • Published By – Sony/ATV Tunes LLC
  • Published By – Mo Zella Mo Music
  • Published By – Songs Of Universal, Inc.
  • Published By – Sing Little Penguin
  • Published By – BMG Platinum Songs
  • Published By – BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
  • Published By – Oneirology Publishing
  • Published By – Prescription Songs
  • Published By – Smims Coffee And Tea Music Publishing
  • Published By – Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
  • Published By – WB Music Corp.
  • Published By – Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Published By – BMG Silver Songs
  • Published By – Music Of Big Deal
  • Published By – The Family Songbook
  • Published By – Bob Erotik Music
  • Published By – Holy Cannoli Music
  • Published By – Universal Tunes
  • Published By – A.D.O. Songs of Universal, Inc.
  • Published By – Sony/ATV Music Publishing HK Korea
  • Published By – Jepsen Music Publishing
  • Published By – Universal Music Corp.
  • Published By – Regular Monkey Productions
  • Published By – BMG Gold Songs
  • Published By – Crowe Music Publishing
  • Published By – BMG Rights Management
  • Published By – i.am.composing, LLC
  • Published By – BMG Sapphire Songs
  • Published By – MusicAllStars
  • Published By – JayMusic
  • Published By – Sony / ATV Music Publishing
  • Published By – Lord Pharoah JB Music
  • Published By – Op Shop Songs Pty Ltd.
  • Published By – Songs of Kobalt Music Publishing
  • Published By – Unichappell Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Abuela y Tia Songs
  • Published By – Dynamite Cop Music
  • Published By – Where Da Kasz At
  • Published By – Keep It Simple Stupid Publishing
  • Published By – Artist Publishing Group West
  • Published By – Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Artist 101 Publishing Group
  • Published By – Far Out Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Ikke-Bad Music
  • Published By – Radio Active Material Publishing Co.
  • Published By – ESKAYWHY Publishing
  • Published By – Hi Mom I Did It
  • Published By – Chebra Music
  • Published By – Redfoo LLC
  • Published By – Yeah Baby Music
  • Published By – Macklemore Publishing
  • Published By – Inside Passage Music
  • Published By – Ryan Lewis Publishing
  • Published By – Inside Passage Music
  • Published By – Imagem Music
  • Published By – XLC Music
  • Published By – Imagine Dragons Publishing
  • Published By – JMosser Music
  • Published By – Bluewater Music Corp.
  • Published By – Universal Pictures Music

Credits

  • Art Direction – Meghan Foley
  • Bass – Steve Jay (tracks: A2, A6 to B5)
  • Drum Programming – Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz (tracks: A1, A3, A5, B2, B4)
  • Drums – Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz (tracks: A2, A4, A6 to B1, B3, B5)
  • Engineer – Brian Warwick, Dave Way (tracks: A2, A4, A6, B1, B3, B5), Rafael Serrano
  • Guitar – Jim "Kimo" West* (tracks: A2, A6, B1 to B3, B5)
  • Illustration – Alexander Lansang
  • Illustration [Pg 2] – Ria Del Rosario
  • Keyboards – Jim "Kimo" West* (tracks: A1, A3, B2, B4)
  • Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – "Weird Al" Yankovic
  • Lyrics By [New] – Al Yankovic* (tracks: A1, A3, A5, B2, B4)
  • Management – Jay Levey
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Mixed By – Dave Way
  • Other [Hair & Make-up] – Sean James
  • Other [Wardrobe] – Lawren Sample
  • Percussion – Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz (tracks: A2, A7, B1, B5)
  • Photography By – Robert Trachtenberg
  • Producer – Al Yankovic*
  • Written-By – Al Yankovic* (tracks: A2, A4, A6, A7m, B1, B3, B5)

Notes

Sticker on wrapper reads:
"Featuring the hit parodies
Tacky (Pharrell Williams' "Happy")
Word Crimes (Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines")
Handy (Iggy Azalea's "Fancy")
Plus parodies of
Lorde, Imagine Dragons and more!"

Mixed at Way Station
Tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 & 12 recorded at Way Station and GoDaveyGo Studio
Tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 & 11 recorded at Bedrock L.A.
Amanda Palmer's vocals recorded at Mad Oak Studios
Mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood

Track 1 parody of "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea
Track 3 parody of "Royals" by Lorde
Track 5 parody of "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke
Track 7 polka medley featuring:
"Too Fat Polka" by Arthur Godfrey
"Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus
"Pumped Up Kicks" by Foster The People
"Best Song Ever" by One Direction
"Gangnam Style" by PSY
"Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen
"Scream & Shout" by will.i.am & Britney Spears
"Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye
"Timber" by Pitbull featuring Ke$ha
"Sexy And I Know It" by LMFAO
"Thrift Shop" by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
"Get Lucky" by Daft Punk
Track 9 parody of "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons
Track 11 parody of "Happy" by Pharrell Williams

Track 1 Amethyst Kelly Publishing Designee/Grand Hustle Anthems (ASCAP), Sony/ATV Sounds LLC (SESAC) obo Stellar Songs LTD / EMI Music Publishing LTD UK (PRS), Universal - Songs Of PolyGram Intl., Inc. (BMI), Sony/ATV Songs LLC (BMI) obo Sony/ATV Music Publishing UK Limited / Turnfirst Limited (PRS), Lateral Mgmt London Stockholm AV all rights admin. by Kobalt Songs Music Publishing (ASCAP), Jon Turner Publishing Designee

Tracks 2, 4, 6, 7m, 8, 10, 12 Ear Booker Music (BMI)

Track 3 EMI April Music Inc. obo EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd (ASCAP), Songs Music Publishing, LLC o/b/o Songs of SMP (ASCAP)

Track 5 More Water From Nazareth/EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP), Deyjah's Daddy Muzik (ASCAP), I Like 'Em Thicke Music (ASCAP)

Track 7a Shapiro Bernstein & Co. Inc. (ASCAP)

Track 7b Kasz Money Publishing (ASCAP), Sony/ATV Tunes LLC/Mo Zella Mo Music (ASCAP), Songs Of Universal, Inc./Sing Little Penguin (BMI), BMG Platinum Songs (BMI) (all rights administered by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC), Oneirology Publishing/Prescription Songs (ASCAP)

Track 7c Smims Coffee and Tea Music Publishing (BMI)

Track 7d Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI) & WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) o/b/o Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS), BMG Silver Songs, Music of Big Deal, The Family Songbook and Bob Erotik Music (admin. by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC) (BMI), Holy Cannoli Music (admin. by Songs Of Universal, Inc.) (BMI)

Track 7e Universal Tunes, A.D.O. Songs of Universal, Inc. (SESAC), Sony/ATV Music Publishing HK Korea/Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP)

Track 7f Jepsen Music Publishing/Universal Music Corp. (SOCAN), Regular Monkey Productions Inc./BMG Gold Songs (ASCAP), Crowe Music Publishing/BMG Rights Management (SOCAN)

Track 7g i.am.composing llc/BMG Sapphire Songs (BMI), MusicAllStars/JayMusic/Sony/ATV Music Publishing (BUMA), Lord Pharoah JB Music/Kobalt Songs Music Publishing (ASCAP)

Track 7h Op Shop Songs Pty Ltd./Songs of Kobalt Music Publishing (BMI), Unichappell Music Inc. (BMI)

Track 7i Abuela y Tia Songs/Sony/ATV Songs LLC (BMI), Dynamite Cop Music/Where Da Kasz At (BMI), Kasz Money Publishing (ASCAP), WB Music Corp./Keep It Simple Stupid Publishing (ASCAP) (all rights adm. by WB Music Corp.), Artist Publishing Group West (ASCAP) (adm. by Warner-Chappell Music, Inc.), Artist 101 Publishing Group (BMI) (adm. by Warner-Chappell Music, Inc.), Oneirology Publishing/Prescription Songs (ASCAP), Far Out Music, Inc./Ikke-Bad Music Inc./Radio Active Material Publishing Co. (ASCAP) (all rights administered by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC)

Track 7j ESKAYWHY Publishing/Kobalt Songs Music Publishing (ASCAP), Hi Mom I Did It/Kobalt Songs Music Publishing (ASCAP), Chebra Music/Redfoo LLC/Kobalt Songs Music Publishing (ASCAP), Yeah Baby Music/Redfoo LLC/Kobalt Songs Music Publishing (ASCAP)

Track 7k Macklemore Publishing/Inside Passage Music (BMI), Ryan Lewis Publishing/Inside Passage Music (BMI)

Track 7l Imagem Music (BMI), XLC Music, Inc./Sony/ATV Songs LLC (BMI), More Water From Nazareth/EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP)

Track 9 Imagine Dragons Publishing/Songs of Universal, Inc. (BMI), JMosser Music/Bluewater Music Corp. (BMI)

Track 11 More Water From Nazareth/EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP), Universal Pictures Music/Universal Music Corp. (ASCAP)

James King appears courtesy of Elektra Records
AFP appears courtesy of herself

℗&© 2014 RCA Records
Marketed and distributed by Sony Music Entertainment

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 8843-09375-1 2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
88843-09375-2 "Weird Al" Yankovic Mandatory Fun ‎(CD, Album) RCA, Way Moby 88843-09375-2 US 2014
88843-09375-2 "Weird Al" Yankovic Mandatory Fun ‎(CD, Album) RCA 88843-09375-2 Canada 2014
88843-09375-2, 88843093752 "Weird Al" Yankovic Mandatory Fun ‎(CD, Album) RCA, RCA 88843-09375-2, 88843093752 Europe 2014
88843-09375-1 "Weird Al" Yankovic Mandatory Fun ‎(LP, Album, Promo, TP) RCA, Way Moby 88843-09375-1 US 2014
88843093752 "Weird Al" Yankovic Mandatory Fun ‎(CD, Album) RCA, Way Moby, Sony Music 88843093752 Australia 2014

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