Weird Al rants about the Illuminati in parody of Lorde’s ‘Royals’

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Weird Al is getting a bit weirder for day three in the eight days of music video releases to promote his new album, Mandatory Fun. This third parody is of Lorde’s breakout single “Royals,” which Al twists into a strange infomercial for aluminum foil. The song, called “Foil,” translates surprisingly well, but it’s partway through that things start to get really odd. “Oh by the way I’ve cracked the code,” Al sings. “I figured out these shadow organizations / and the Illuminati know / that they’re finally primed for world domination.” Patton Oswalt costars in the video, and Reno 911! stars Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant cameo as secret agents to wrap things up.

Al is now through several of the biggest parodies on his new album….

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