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The 8 best Weird Al parody videos

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Weird Al has just released eight new music videos off his latest album, Mandatory Fun. In honor of the musician's 30-plus year career, here are eight of his best and most faithful parodies — side-by-side with the original material that he lampooned. "Smells Like Nirvana," indeed.

Sources:

Weird Al Yankovic music videos - Volcano Entertainment III, LLC

I Love Rock 'n Roll - Boardwalk Records

Beat It - MJJ Productions Inc.

Bad - MJJ Productions Inc.

Smells Like Teen Spirit - Geffen Records

Under the Bridge/Give It Away - Warner Bros. Records

Lump - Song Music Entertainment

Gangsta's Paradise - Tommy Boy Entertainment

Ridin' - Universal Music Group