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Recorded between December and Maythe album served as the official soundtrack to the film of the same namealthough the original score by John Du Prez is omitted. The album's lead single was the titular "UHF", although it was not a hit and did not chart.
The album also features many "style parodies," or musical imitations of existing artists. These style parodies include imitations of specific artists like Harry Chapinas well as various musical genres like blues.
The album also features many music cuts from the film as well as some of the commercials, like "Spatula City", and other parody bits, like "Gandhi II".
Peaking at No. It would also be Yankovic's last studio album to be released on vinyl record in the U. A satire of the television and film industries, the film starred Yankovic as George Newman, a man who stumbles into managing a low-budget UHF television station and finds success with his eclectic programming choices.
In DecemberYankovic returned to the studio to record the soundtrack to his feature film. This would be Derringer's last production credit for Yankovic. The producer and musician eventually parted ways because Derringer found that Yankovic would not listen to his input, and Yankovic came to realize that he could do most of the production work himself.
Winos And Pigeons - Various - Mondo New York (Original Motion-Picture Soundtrack) studio albums would be produced by Yankovic. Only one song was recorded during the fourth sessions, the skit "Spatula City". The song is a short rock snippet that is heard in the movie as Newman's uncle Harvey Stanley Brock lounges in his pool. Originally written four years earlier for a failed Saturday Night Live replacement titled Welcome to the Fun Zonethis song is played at the beginning of every "Weird Al" concert.
Three months later, on May 24,Yankovic recorded three more originals. The first of these, "Attack of the Radioactive Hamsters from a Planet Near Mars", is a rock song about a number of mutated hamsters terrorizing Earth. The second original song, "The Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota", is a folk ballad about a family road trip to a tourist location in Minnesota. Musically, the song was inspired both by the book Roadside Americawhich "featured all the campy places around the country that one could possibly visit", as well as the music of Harry Chapin and Gordon Lightfoot, which Yankovic described as "storyteller songs, [with] sprawling narratives.
King listed it as one of his top ten favorite blues songs. The first of these segments is called "Gandhi II" which re-imagines Mahatma Gandhi as the hero of 城之内早苗* - 冬芝居 blaxploitation -style sequel to the film Gandhispoofing both the theme and promos for the film Shaft.
The song features the lyrics of The Beverly Hillbillies theme song altered slightly and set to the tune of "Money for Nothing". The song appears in its entirety within UHF as a computer-animated dream sequence, framed as if it were part of a music video.
Everyone Everywhere - NewOrder* - Republic a result, West's version sounded more like the original version, although Knopfler's track was the one used.
On May 24,Yankovic started recording the second parody for the album, "Spam". The song, a play on R. Yankovic noted that it Fire Of Thornborough Henge - Alunah - Solennial "fun to pick [apart the song] and figure out some of those almost subliminal parts — parts that would fade in Prelude No.
3 In A Minor - Julian Bream, Villa-Lobos*, London Symphony*, André Previn - Julian Bream out, little bell sounds, things you don't really hear on first listening. Lyrically, the song is about a man who fears his girlfriend's crazy driving habits. All of the songs in the medley are songs written or made popular by the English rock band The Rolling Stones. The "UHF" video featured Yankovic and his band parodying other musicians and specific music videos, interspersed with clips from the movie.
Due to the short stint of UHF in theaters, its soundtrack got "lost in the shuffle" and did not receive Spread Your Wings - Gauntlet - Birthplace Of Emperor of a critical response. Jacob Lunders of Allmusic awarded the album three stars out of five and called it a "guilty pleasure". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from UHF movie soundtrack. A polka medley including:.
Band members and production   "Weird Al" Yankovic — accordionkeyboards, vocals, backing vocals, arranger Jim West — banjoguitar, backing vocals, background music Rick Derringer — guitar, backing vocals, producer Steve Jay — bass guitar, backing vocals Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz — drums, percussion Tony Papa — engineer Daryll Dobson Winos And Pigeons - Various - Mondo New York (Original Motion-Picture Soundtrack) engineer Jamey Dell — assistant engineer Bill Malina — assistant engineer Other personnel   Kim Bullard — synthesizer Jimmy Z.
Permanent Record: Al in the Box liner. May Retrieved June 26, Hal 5/1 - Oliver Lake Trio - Zaki. Rick Derringer: So I was becoming less and less infatuated because Al wouldn't listen to my input, my direction. He really wanted it to be slicker.
And he wouldn't allow me to make it less slick in order to make it less funny. And the whole image of the novelty producer I did not like at all. It just got to the point where I felt like I could hold the reins by myself.
Scotti Bros. CS1 maint: others link Note: the original vinyl release of the album contained complete liner notes, which included lyrics and personnel. The CD re-issue, however, only features minimal liner notes.
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