'Weird Al' Returns with Star-Studded 'Tacky' Music Video Spoofing Pharrell's 'Happy'

updated 07/14/2014 at 04:55 PM EDT

originally published 07/14/2014 08:30PM

"Weird Al" Yankovic is primed for a hilarious return.

On Tuesday, the accordion-adoring parody musician is set to release Mandatory Fun – his newest album. To help promote the record, Yankovic, 54, is pulling a quasi-Beyoncé and posting a new music video from his album each day, for the next eight days.

The fun started Monday with the upload of his "Tacky" music video, a silly rework of Pharrell Williams's Oscar-nominated hit "Happy."

Like Pharrell's video, "Tacky" features a changing cast of energetic dancers, including celebrities like Jack Black, Margaret Cho, Aisha Tyler and Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet.



All the performers are decked out in some of the brightest, flashiest, clashiest and, well, tackiest clothes imaginable, while lip-synching lyrics like "I Instagram every meal I've had" and "Practice my twerking moves in line at the DMV." Somehow, Yankovic even manages to make singing about YOLO cool again.


'Weird Al' Returns with Star-Studded 'Tacky' Music Video Spoofing Pharrell's 'Happy'| Eric Stonestreet, Jack Black, Margaret Cho, Pharrell Williams, Weird Al Yankovic

Looks like he's got a new favorite hat! Pharrell Williams hits the stage at the Openair Frauenfeld music festival Thursday in Frauenfeld, Switzerland.

Philipp Schmidli / Getty


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