Which song do you think Al sounds most vocally talented

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I'd use a video of acoustic medley. It really reveals a beauty and range of Al's voice and it's live performance, so there's no editing or effects.

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It took me a life time to notice that he is a talented vocalist. Inactive to me how he can change his range and pitch to fit the tone of the music. Smells Like Nirvana is an excellent example of what a great mimic he is to sounding like the original artist. The Saga Begins as others have pointed out is an example of yes Mr. Yankovic can legitimently sing beautifully.

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I like his voice on "Another Tattoo"
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Although I'm not particularly fond of Mission Statement as a song, I think Al's voice with harmonies sounds incredible in that song.
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I agree about TSB and Mission Statement. I also like his vocals in Skipper Dan. I think because Al doesn't have a traditionally "good" voice, his vocal abilities often get overlooked.
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Wizzerkat wrote:I agree about TSB and Mission Statement. I also like his vocals in Skipper Dan. I think because Al doesn't have a traditionally "good" voice, his vocal abilities often get overlooked.
That's a good point. His voice is not traditonal for a professional singer. However, his range and ability to tune himself in with vertually any genre makes him stand out. Also, as far as I'm concerned, one of the best male vocalist active today. Me thinks also it's the stigma of "silly comedy songs" that people don't pay attention to his vocals. I was watching te Teens React to "Weird" Al and one of the kids said something like "Wow, he is actually a really good singer." Or something like that. I've name only a few songs in my pervious post of songs like stand out vocally for me. However, one could argue all of his songs display his talent in different ways. *End ramble*

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KatrinatheGood wrote:Also, as far as I'm concerned, one of the best male vocalist active today.
Vegard from Ylvis also has pretty awesome voice for someone singing "silly comedy songs" :lol:

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mellow weasel wrote:
KatrinatheGood wrote:Also, as far as I'm concerned, one of the best male vocalist active today.
Vegard from Ylvis also has pretty awesome voice for someone singing "silly comedy songs" :lol:

You much show me his work that I maybe enlightened. I'm all for new to me artists.

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KatrinatheGood wrote:You much show me his work that I maybe enlightened. I'm all for new to me artists.
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KatrinatheGood wrote:You much show me his work that I maybe enlightened. I'm all for new to me artists.
This one too! Love Ylvis :wub:
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