Don’t Download This Song – Weird Al

You’re going to enjoy this one!

Weird Al Yankovic’s latest target: the mighty record biz itself. The lead single from his new album, Straight Outta Lynwood, throws down a tongue-in-cheek dare to his global fan base: “Don’t Download This Song.”

The accompanying online push for the track, available for free download from his home page and from his MySpace space, comes with an animated music video that details, in over-blown and outrageous fashion, the dire consequences that can come from illegal downloading.

The satire is on par with anything he’s done before, but the jabs at the “R-I-double-A” and infamous anti-piracy advocates like Metallica’s Lars Ulrich are wonderfully brutal.

Get the tune and watch the video at, inevitably,

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