Selections from Straight Outta Lynwood

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Selections from Straight Outta Lynwood
EP by "Weird Al" Yankovic
Released 2006
Recorded 2006[1]
Genre Comedy
Length 17:33
Label Volcano Records
Producer "Weird Al" Yankovic
"Weird Al" Yankovic chronology
Poodle Hat
(2003)
Selections from Straight Outta Lynwood
(2006)
Straight Outta Lynwood
(2006)

Selections from Straight Outta Lynwood is the name of the second EP released by parody musician "Weird Al" Yankovic. The EP was released in 2006 as a 12" radio promo before Yankovic's twelfth studio album Straight Outta Lynwood.

Track listing[edit]


Track Title Length Parody of Description
1 "White & Nerdy" 2:50 "Ridin'" by Chamillionaire featuring Krayzie Bone Describes the life of a white nerd who wants to "roll with the gangstas", with many references to nerd culture (including editing Wikipedia, although shown as vandalism in the video.)
2 "Confessions Part III" 3:52 "Confessions Part II" by Usher A continuation of the Usher songs "Confessions" and "Confessions Part II", focusing on trivial, silly, strange and disturbing confessions.
3 "Trapped in the Drive-Thru" 10:51 "Trapped in the Closet" by R. Kelly An excruciatingly detailed narrative set to music about a couple getting burgers at the drive-thru, which was "the most banal thing [Yankovic] could think of at the time."[2] This song also contains an interpolation of "Black Dog" by Led Zeppelin at 6:24, re-recorded by Yankovic's band.

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Al Yankovic
  • Engineers: Tony Papa, Rafael Serrano
  • Assistant engineers: Aaron Kaplan, Doug Sanderson, Antony Zeller
  • Mixing: Tony Papa
  • Mastering: Bernie Grundman
  • Arranger: "Weird Al" Yankovic
  • Drum programming: Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Weird Al" Yankovic:Recording Dates". Retrieved 2009-01-08. 
  2. ^ Skaggs, Austin (2006-09-19). "Weird Al Yankovic Dishes On James Blunt, Discusses His Role As the Whitest, Nerdiest Rock Star Ever". Rolling Stone Rock and Roll Daily. Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2006-09-25.