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Alapalooza
Alapalooza
Studio Album by "Weird Al" Yankovic
Released October 5, 1993
Recorded June 7, 1990 – August 1993
Length 44:34
Format Cassette, CD, Vinyl (Squeeze Box exclusive)
Record Label Scotti Brothers
Catalog Number 518 553-2 (CD) (first release)
Producer "Weird Al" Yankovic
Lead Single Jurassic Park, Bedrock Anthem
Previous Album Off The Deep End
Next Album Bad Hair Day

SinglesEdit

  1. Jurassic Park
  2. Bedrock Anthem
  3. Achy Breaky Song

TracksEdit

No. TitleParody of Length
1. "Jurassic Park"  MacArthur Park by Richard Harris 3:53
2. "Young, Dumb & Ugly"  Style Parody of AC/DC 4:24
3. "Bedrock Anthem"  Under the Bridge and Give It Away by Red Hot Chili Peppers 3:41
4. "Frank's 2000" TV"  Style parody of REM 4:04
5. "Achy Breaky Song"  Achy Breaky Heart by Billy Ray Cyrus 3:23
6. "Traffic Jam"  Style parody of Let's Go Crazy by Prince and the Revolution 4:02
7. "Talk Soup"  Style parody of Stevie Wonder and Peter Gabriel 4:20
8. "Livin' In The Fridge"  Livin' On The Edge by Aerosmith 3:31
9. "She Never Told Me She Was A Mime"  Style parody of KISS and Aerosmith 4:53
10. "Harvey The Wonder Hamster"  Original 0:21
11. "Waffle King"  Style parody of Peter Gabriel 4:25
12. "Bohemian Polka"  Polka cover of Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen 3:37

PersonnelEdit

ProductionEdit

  • Management - Jay Levey
  • Executive Producer on "Talk Soup" - Spencer Proffer
  • Art Direction - Doug Haverty
  • Design - Command A Studios Inc.
  • Logo Design - David Westwood

TriviaEdit

  • The cover is a reference to Jurassic Park.
  • The song "Waffle King" was originally recorded and intended for his previous album, "Off The Deep End", but got pushed back to this one, hence the long production period listed above.

See AlsoEdit

Studio Albums

"Weird Al" Yankovic (1983)"Weird Al" Yankovic In 3-D (1984)Dare To Be Stupid (1985)
Polka Party! (1986)Even Worse (1988)Peter and the Wolf (1988)
UHF - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and Other Stuff (1989)Off The Deep End (1992)
Alapalooza (1993)Bad Hair Day (1996)Running With Scissors (1999)Poodle Hat (2003)
Straight Outta Lynwood (2006)Alpocalypse (2011)Mandatory Fun (2014)

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