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Even Worse
Evenworse
Studio Album by "Weird Al" Yankovic
Released April 12, 1988
Recorded December 1987 - February 1988
Length 36:19
Format Vinyl, Cassette, CD
Record Label Rock 'n' Roll Records / Scotti Brothers
Catalog Number FZ 44149 (Vinyl) (first release)
Producer Rick Derringer
Lead Single Fat
Previous Album Polka Party!
Next Album Peter and the Wolf
An album by "Weird Al" Yankovic
Evenworse back

Back cover.

SinglesEdit

  1. Fat
  2. Lasagna
  3. I Think I'm A Clone Now

TracksEdit

No. TitleParody of Length
1. "Fat"  Bad by Michael Jackson 3:37
2. "Stuck In A Closet With Vanna White"  Style parody of Van Halen and Aerosmith 4:58
3. "(This Song's Just) Six Words Long"  Got My Mind Set on You by George Harrison 3:37
4. "You Make Me"  Style parody of Oingo Boingo 3:06
5. "I Think I'm A Clone Now"  I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany 3:20
6. "Lasagna"  La Bamba by Los Lobos 2:46
7. "Melanie"  Style Parody of Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers 3:58
8. "Alimony"  Mony Mony by Billy Idol 3:16
9. "Velvet Elvis"  Style Parody of The Police 4:31
10. "Twister"  Style parody of The Beastie Boys 1:03
11. "Good Old Days"  Style Parody of James Taylor 3:21

PersonnelEdit

  • "Weird Al" Yankovic - Accordion, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
  • Jim West - Guitar, Background Vocals
  • Steve Jay - Banjo, Bass, Background Vocals
  • Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz - Percussion, Drums
  • Rick Derringer - Guitar
  • Tony Papa - Engineer
  • Jamey Dell - Assistant Engineer
  • Tony Lane - Art Direction
  • Nancy Donald - Art Direction
  • Lou Beach - Illustrations
  • Sam Emerson - Photography
  • Christine Wilson - Even Worse Lettering
  • Kim Bullard - Synthesizer
  • Joe Sublett - Saxophone
  • Ronny Jay - Record Scratching
  • Nichole Larson - Background Vocals

ProductionEdit

AwardsEdit

U.S.A. Canada
Gold Gold
Platinum

TriviaEdit

  • The album cover parodies the album cover for Michael Jackson's Bad.
  • One of the only two parody studio albums to not include a polka medley.

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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