“I like to think that this is the kind of song that sports fans would love and people who hate sports would love,” Yankovic said to Radio.com.
“Sports Song” appears on Yankovic’s new album Mandatory Fun (out now) and continues his hot streak of parody videos, beginning with his take on Pharrell‘s “Happy.” He’ll release eight videos over eight days total to promote the album, when all is said and done – not as an homage to Beyonce‘s surprise album release, but as he did first for 2011′s Alpocalypse. (“[N]obody said to Beyonce, “Hey, you’re doing a Weird Al, aren’t ya?” he said. He’s got a point.)
Watch his new “Sports Song” video over at Funny or Die.
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