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"Weird Al" Yankovic - Dare To Be Stupid

"Weird Al" Yankovic - Dare To Be Stupid

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    Dare to Be Stupid is the third studio album by "Weird Al" Yankovic, released on June 18, 1985. It is a parody album that showcases Yankovic's unique blend of comedic lyrics and musical talent. The album is known for its humorous and satirical take on various popular songs and musical styles of the time. 

    The album features parodies of notable hits, including "Like a Surgeon" (parody of Madonna's "Like a Virgin"), "I Want a New Duck" (parody of Huey Lewis and the News' "I Want a New Drug"), and the title track "Dare to Be Stupid" (parody of Devo's "Dare to Be Stupid"). It also includes original comedic songs like "Yoda" (a tribute to the Star Wars character) and "One More Minute" (a humorous breakup song).

    "Dare to Be Stupid" reached number 50 on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). It garnered positive reviews from critics and helped solidify "Weird Al" Yankovic's status as a prominent musical comedian.

    The album's success can be attributed to its clever songwriting, Yankovic's distinctive vocal style, and his ability to capture the essence of each original song he parodies. "Dare to Be Stupid" remains a beloved and influential album in Yankovic's discography, showcasing his talent for crafting humorous and catchy tunes.


    1 Like A Surgeon 3:53
    2 Dare To Be Stupid 3:38
    3 I Want A New Duck 3:06
    4 One More Minute 2:48
    5 Yoda 4:23
    6 George Of The Jungle 1:05
    7 Slime Creatures From Outer Space 3:58
    8 Girls Just Want To Have Lunch 4:04
    9 This Is The Life 3:04
    10 Cable TV 3:25
    11 Hooked On Polkas 3:32