Video Premiere: "Weird Al" Yankovic - Lame Claim to Fame

"Weird Al" Yankovic mocks name-droppers and pokes fun at our society obsessed with celebrities in the official visual for his southern rock style tune "Lame Claim to Fame", which serves as the sixth single from the jester's fourteenth studio album 'Mandatory Fun' released on July 15th, 2014.

The Tim Thompson-directed music video features a cutout of "Weird Al" Yankovic, donning a trucker hat, talking about all the celebrities he's vaguely connected to including Jack Nicholson, Brad Pitt, Russell Crowe, Kim Kardashian, Jonah Hill, Zooey Deschanel and many others.

Watch the Lame Claim to Fame video below in all its glory and check out the lyrics section if you like to learn the words or just want to sing along.

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Lyrics to Lame Claim to Fame by "Weird Al" Yankovic

[Verse 1:]
One time I was in the checkout line
Behind Steven Seagal
Once I'm pretty sure Mr. Jonah Hill
Was in the very next bathroom stall
My best friend's brother
Well, he was an extra in Wayne's World 2
My neighbor's baby sitter
Dated three of the guys in Mötley Crüe
I swear Jack Nicholson
Looked right at me at a Laker's game

[Hook:]
I got a lame
Lame claim to fame

[Verse 2:]
Check it out, I bought a second hand toaster
from a guy who says he knows Brad Pitt
I got me an email from the prince of Nigeria
Well, he sure sounded legit
My sister used to take piano lessons
From the second cousin of Ralph Nader
Last year I threw up in an elevator
Next to Christian Slater
Well guess what, my birthday and Kim Kardashian's
Are exactly the same

[Hook x2]

[Bridge:]
Once at a party, my dentist accidentally
Sneezed on Russell Crowe
I posted first in the comments
On a YouTube video
I tried to sit by Steve Buscemi
But he told me this seat's taken
I know a guy who knows a guy who knows a guy
Who know a guy who knows a guy who know Kevin Bacon

[Verse 3:]
I had a car that used to belong
To Cuba Gooding Jr.'s uncle
A friend of mine in high school
Had jury duty with Art Garfunkel
One time I was staying in the same hotel
As Zooey Deschanel
I used the same napkin dispenser
As Steve Carell at a Taco Bell
I don't mean to brag but
Paul Giamatti's plumber knows me by name

[Hook x4]

[Outro:]
Ow, let's get lame boys


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"Weird Al" Yankovic
"Weird Al" Yankovic
The music video premiere of "Weird Al" Yankovic's single Lame Claim to Fame has already been viewed 3,567 times since it was posted on Monday, July 21, 2014. The video belongs to the music genre of Rock.


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