Weird Al's 'Tacky' takes on 'Happy'

Weird Al Yankovic has made parodies of the latest pop tunes for nearly 40 years, but many fans believe his latest effort is among his best.

Released online Monday, Yankovic's take on Pharrell Williams' mega-hit "Happy" is "Tacky," an ode to the self-unaware.

Complete with the most multi-colored clothing one could ever find and dance moves that would make anyone cry, "Tacky" tackles some of the most awkward social gaffes imaginable.

The video, shot in the same style as "Happy," features some star power with Eric Stonestreet from ABC's "Modern Family," joining Jack Black, Margaret Cho, Aisha Tyler and Kristen Schaal.

Since the video's release Monday, it's been one of the most popular clips floating around social media.

Weird Al released his 14th album, "Mandatory Fun," Tuesday. It also includes parodies of songs from Robin Thicke, Lorde, Iggy Azalea and Imagine Dragons.

Over the years, Weird Al's best-known parodies include "Eat It," his take on Michael Jackson's "Beat It" and "Amish Paradise," a send-off on Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise." 

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