By Christel Loar
Like his previous albums, Weird Al Yankovic's Alpocalypse mixes several parodies of topical pop with some polkas. As always, the album highlights his gift for lyrics that are simultaneously incisive and absurd.
'Land of Fish and Rice' and Elegantly Subtle Cuisine
The Radio Dept.: Running Out of Love
Great Performances: 'Hamilton's America'
Animation: It's Not Just for Children, Anymore
Jamestown Revival: The Education of a Wandering Man
'Wayward Heroes' and Cold War Iceland
Sankt Otten + N: Männerfreundschaften und Metaphysik
'Becoming Unbecoming' and the Toll Extracted From Survivors
"Frank L. Baum's Oz isn't in the land of Aussies, as one might think, but in a far more magical setting.