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Bad Hair Day

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Bad Hair Day
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Album by "Weird Al" Yankovic
Released March 12, 1996
Recorded ???
Genre Comedy
Length 38 min 14 sec
Record label Scotti Brothers
Producer "Weird Al" Yankovic
Professional reviews
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"Weird Al" Yankovic Chronology
Alapalooza
(1993)
Bad Hair Day
(1996)
Running With Scissors
(1999)

Bad Hair Day is the ninth album by song parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic, released in 1996. (see 1996 in music). It includes the hit "Amish Paradise", a parody of Coolio's Gangsta's Paradise.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Amish Paradise" (Ivey, Rasheed, Sanders, Wonder, Yankovic) - 3:20
  2. "Everything You Know Is Wrong" (Yankovic) - 3:47
    • style parody of the band They Might Be Giants. A bizarre song about everything being wrong (or just plain weird), with a juxtaposition of seemingly normal and extremely bizarre situations, such as "driving on the freeway in the fast lane with a rabid wolverine in my underwear when suddenly a guy behind me in the back seat popped right up and cupped his hands across my eyes."
  3. "Cavity Search" (Bono, U2, Yankovic) - 4:19
    • parody of "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" by U2, about an apprehensive man's visit to the dentist
  4. "Callin' In Sick" (Yankovic) - 3:40
    • about getting out of work by feigning illness, and then spending the day doing useless things.
  5. "The Alternative Polka" - 4:50
  6. "Since You've Been Gone" (Yankovic) - 1:22
    • An a cappella song about getting over the end of a relationship.
  7. "Gump" (Ballew, Presidents of the United States of America, Yankovic) - 2:10
  8. "I'm So Sick Of You" (Yankovic) - 3:26
    • A rant about the singer's significant other and her odious personal habits.
  9. "Syndicated Inc." (Pirner, Yankovic) - 3:54
  10. "I Remember Larry" (Yankovic) - 3:56
    • reminisces about a cruel neighbourhood prankster and his demise
  11. "Phony Calls" (Etheridge, Lopes, Organized Noize, Yankovic) - 3:22
  12. "The Night Santa Went Crazy" (Yankovic) - 4:03

Personnel

Production

  • Producer: "Weird Al" Yankovic
  • Engineer: Tony Papa
  • Assistant engineer: Colin Sauers
  • Mixing: Tony Papa
  • Mastering: Bernie Grundman
  • Arranger: "Weird Al" Yankovic
  • Art direction: Doug Haverty
  • Photography: Carl Studna

Charts

Album

Year Chart Position
1996 The Billboard 200 14

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1996 "Amish Paradise" The Billboard Hot 100 53
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