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Food Album

Weird Al YankovicAudio CD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

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Few would have guessed that “Weird Al” Yankovic, who as a shy, accordion-playing teenager got his start sending in homemade tapes to the Dr. Demento Radio Show, would go on to become the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history with over 12 million album sales. Now in his fourth career decade, he has won 3 Grammys (with 14 nominations) and countless awards and accolades ... Read more in Amazon's Weird Al Yankovic Store

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  • Audio CD (June 22, 1993)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Volcano
  • ASIN: B00000I024
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #189,468 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Fat
2. Lasagna
3. Addicted To Spuds
4. I Love Rocky Road
5. Spam
6. Eat It
7. The White Stuff
8. My Bologna
9. Taco Grande
10. The Rye Or The Kaiser (Theme From Rocky XIII)

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Weird Al Yankovic ~ Food Album

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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hilarious compilation of dinner table (or not) songs February 18, 2004
Format:Audio CD
"Weird Al" Yankovic's THE FOOD ALBUM isn't so much a new album as just a compilation of earlier songs relating to food. It's hilarious, gross, outrageous - true Al.
The album opens with "Fat" (an outrageous spoof of Michael Jackson's "Bad), then goes on to "Lasagna" (spoof of "La Bamba") - which is pretty funny, as Al sings about the value of Italian food. There's also "The White Stuff" detailing the joy of cookie filling, "The Rye or the Kaiser (Theme from Rocky XIII)" telling what happened after the last one, and tons of other hilarious songs. Of course, there's also "Eat It" (another Jackson spoof - "Beat It"), which is very funny as well.
What can I say? "Weird Al" is a comedic genius and never fails to make me laugh. "The Food Album" is perfect for beginning Al fans, but die-hard fans will no doubt already have most of the songs.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Compilation January 8, 2000
Format:Audio CD
Food is one of Al's favorite subjects to sing about, and there are some classics here. Eat It is one of the best. My Bologna was his first hit and it's still a great tune. Other good songs include Fat, The White Stuff, I Love Rocky Road, and The Rye or the Kaiser
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars THIS IS THE BEST October 12, 1999
Format:Audio CD
This album is the best. Sure, spam, rocky road, addicted 2 spuds and the white stuff are ok. Fat and eat it are good. Bologna, Lasagna, taco, and rye or kaiser are DA BOMB. This is the ultimate weird al album and everyone should have it in their collection.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good, but April 3, 2002
A Kid's Review
Format:Audio CD
When Scottibros. was struggling for money, they turned to Weird al and demanded a new album. He didn't have time, so they made this wrather cheesy compilation which they claim is "re-mixed" (although it's not). Weird Al himself has said that he didn't like this album. But, I think the idea of the album is good, butit's missing something. This was done before "Alapalooza" was finished and before "Bad Hair Day" was. The only problem is it's too short, less than 40 mins. "Weird Al," before only had one missinf food song when the album was released, "Girls Just Want To Have Lunch." They should re-release this album, adding songs like "Livin' In The Fridge," and "Waffle King," from Alapalooza, none from Bad Hair Day, and "Grapefruit Diet," from Running With Scissors. I know that they wouldn't do that, but that would make a nice-length, complete CD with all of his food songs. I know it wouldn't happen, but wouldn't it be cool?
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A nicely picked bunch of songs based on a common theme September 3, 2005
Format:Audio CD
Wierd Al's Food compilation features ten of his songs about food spanning from his 1983 self-titled debut to his 7th album, 1992's Off The Deep End. It's true that there is one big problem: it is missing one song, "Girls Just Want To Have Lunch" (a parody of Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" from album Dare To Be Stupid). But other than that, the songs are well picked, and they are:

1. Fat (parody of Michael Jackson's "Bad" from album Even Worse)-5/5

2. Lasagna (parody of Los Lobos' "La Bamba" from album Even Worse)-4.5

3. Addicted to Spuds (parody of Robert Palmer's "Addicted to Love from album Polka Party!)-5

4. I Love Rocky Road (parody of Joan Jett's "I Love Rock 'N' Roll" from album "Weird Al" Yankovic)-5

5. Spam (parody of "Stand" by REM from album UHF-Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and Other Stuff)-3.5

6. Eat It (parody of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" from album In 3-D)-5

7. The White Stuff (Parody of New Kids on the Block's "The Right Stuff" from album Off The Deep End)-4.5

8. My Bologna (Parody of the Knack's "My Sharona" from album "Wierd Al" Yankovic)-4

9. Taco Grande (Parody of Gerardo's "Rico Suave" from album Off The Deep End)-5

10. Theme From Rocky XIII (Parody of Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger" from album In 3-D)-5

Notably, all these are parodies. Also, if Weird Al made an updated version of the Food album, it would no doubt contain all of these tracks, as well as these additional tracks (in addition to "Girls Just Want To Have Lunch"):

1. Livin' In The Fridge (Parody of Aerosmith's "Living on the Edge" from album Alapalooza)

2. Waffle King (Original from album Alapalooza)

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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Every song is great! July 13, 1999
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
I love the song 'Spam'. Yes, 'Eat It', 'Fat',, and the rest are terrific, but Spam is my favorite. It is great. This hole CD is great. It is a must for all Weird Al fans.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT! February 13, 2002
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
I would have to say that if I wrote a top five W.A.Y. list this
cd come in at about #4. It is a good compilation of his food songs which are some of his best songs. After hearing My Bologna
and The White Stuff, My Sharona and The Right Stuff really stink. The songs that get me laughing the most are: Spam, The White Stuff and Taco Grande. But they are all good. If you don't
already have any Weird Al cd's make this the first and if you
have Weird Al cd's but not this one then be sure to buy a copy.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One word: January 24, 2000
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
The funniest CD I ever heard. Ok... so maybe that's more than one, but it doesn't matter. My favorite songs are I Love Rocky Road, Rye or the Kaiser, Eat It, and Fat. The best of his CDs I've ever heard.... though I've only heard this one. But I already ordered 'Running With Scissors', and I can't wait until it comes. 'Taco Grande' isn't one of the best songs I have ever heard, but excluding that it's a great album! I reccomend it for everyone.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Danceable Comedy!
The food album is one of the best albums EVER! And it's totally danceable!!!!!
Published 27 days ago by Roz
5.0 out of 5 stars Wierd Al
I chose this rating for I laugh when I listen
I would recommend this cd to anyone with humor about food in mind
Published 1 month ago by Jennifer Somers
5.0 out of 5 stars First "Weird Al" Album I bought with my allowance as a wee'un..
Although I loved him long before that, saw him already and this was the first album I got when I was 8, though I had listened to it before my allowance... lol. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Alána Lugosi
5.0 out of 5 stars Funny For Food!
My mom and I used to listen to this album on cassette twenty years ago... and it is just as good, just as funny now!
Published 5 months ago by Tavan Black
4.0 out of 5 stars it is cool
I really like this album because it has some songs that are not on some of his other stuff I own but I wish when they put together this album the put school cafiteria along with... Read more
Published 10 months ago by Jack's bookshelf
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect
I used this CD to make my cooking soundtrack and used all of it. Everyone can recognize the covers and love the parodies.
Published 14 months ago by David B. Woods
5.0 out of 5 stars Weird Al being weird, food style!
My 11 yr old son is a huge fan and this is a welcome addition to his collection. Rocky Road and The White Stuff are our favorites! Read more
Published on June 1, 2011 by C. Dandurand
5.0 out of 5 stars Weird Al Yankovic: The Food Album
This is a awesome cd it is fun and enjoyable to listen to. the best songs on this cd are


1. Fat
2. Lasagna
3. Addicted To Spuds
4. Read more
Published on December 8, 2010 by David
5.0 out of 5 stars Yummy
The Food Album thirty minutes and fifty-seven seconds and was released on June 22, 1993. Though The Food Album never charted is has since gone Gold. Read more
Published on April 20, 2009 by Michael Patrick Boyd
5.0 out of 5 stars Food Album
A great CD for your collection. It is awesome the whole CD has great songs. If you wanna preview the songs go to youtube or google
Published on January 26, 2009 by P. Moeggenborg
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