"Weird Al" Yankovic - Don't Download This Song

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Fallout Pewterschmidt : In a video that clearly shows a little kid being shot at, electrocuted, and later burned to death for pirating music, the part that MTV wanted censored was the names of file sharing websites...

SuperNate234 : Where's the download link?

Von Ithipathachai : "Don't take away money from artists just like me. How else can I afford another solid-gold Humvee?" Truer words have never been said.

McDumDum : This is a great song, but the subtlety tends to fly over people's heads. The message in the song is that downloading a song illegally is not really as taboo as some people (namely other artists) make it out to be. The whole song is riddled with sarcasm, like of course you won't prosecute an old lady just because she burns a cd. In fact, Weird Al made this song free to download on his website as part of the joke.

HardcoreDestinyPlyr91 : i feel like downloading this song for some reason

Mythic Rare : Come on guys, don't deprive Weird Al of his solid gold humvees!

Jonny Nelson : When I first downloaded Napster back in 1999 or 2000 I signed up with a disposable email address. A couple of months later, I recieved a form letter from Metallica stating they would SUE ME if I dared download a single song!! I wasn't even that into Metallica, but I downloaded every damn album in complete form via Napster. Hell... I was hoping for some notoriety. "Local Dumbass Sued by Metallica for $250 Million!" on the front page. The bitches never sued :'(

Chris Vellner : WAIT A MINUTE!!! Did Anyone notice ?? That KID Has a Guitar that Sounds like a PIANO!!!

TorchTaylor21 : Do what you want cause a pirate is free. YOU ARE A PIRATE!

Greenmossbag : It would be funny if he put a download link in the description

OrionoftheStar : When I downloaded a song, I woke up the next morning to find that I had been strangling puppies in my sleep. Please, think of the puppies.

ladambell : I love that back when he first released this song, he offered it as a free download on his MySpace page. Ask your parents what MySpace was, kids.

AWSOMNES24 : If I download this song that tells me not to download this song, will I get a virus alert?

phoebejl : "Don't take away money from artists just like me how else can I afford another solid gold humvee" XD

eraykaan : Yeah, don't download songs illegally. That's what YouTube's for, after all.

Ham Bone : Limewire man those were the days still have it on my old pc from like 10 years ago

Stabbity Joe : With YouTube Red I can download this song.


MomoTheBellyDancer : I don't download mp3s. I download FLACs.

ChromatiKosm : Even Lars Ulrich knows it's wrong

Grand Star! : So like... Is this a parody of We Are The World?

Chris P : Does anyone else get a Schoolhouse Rock vibe from the animation style of this music video?

Cinema Jacket Productions : I don't download illegally... I just rip the mp3 off the official video

Jaice Terry : From downloading songs on the internet to running people over and selling crack? Well, that escalated quickly.

Richard Aasa : Way too many people that missed the message of the video - the message for ignorant is: "Go ahead and download, the institute is crazy for overly strict copyright laws".

ekaiLo : The most inspirational song I've heard in a long time.

jcrowley1985 : The modern youtube version is "Don't Adblock this Song"

Vanellope'sArchives : It would've be funny if he'd put the download link in the description.

bbomg02 : Kazaa and Limewire? haha So 2006.

Mac MashPotato : I feel like downloading this song for the sake of irony.

PANDORASBOXRELEASE : *proceeds to tear video from youtube with mp3 converter

Sono : We need to start a kickstarter to get Weird Al the solid gold humvee he deserves.

Christian Duncan : Remember kids, buy Weird Al's CD's or you will be shot by the government.

Miss Pettigrew : This video's art style is pretty darn good.

Bakorafanboy13 : The irony of Weird al singing about copyright law escaped me until today

Wyr3d : Limewire? More like "don't download this virus"

BonDieu617 : Remember kids, when you pirate MP3s, you're downloading COMMUNISM

Mabel Pines : ** Insert unoriginal joke about download like here **

J3TPILOT1991 : 3 seconds until download finishes...........

XSunacX : So...does any of you know any good youtube to mp3 converters? Asking for a friend...

Aero : this was the first song I ever pirated.. Good times.

Sean McHugh : Now please take some time out of your busy lives to think about this comparison... A professional celebrity singer, say Lady Gaga for example, asks on average for $750,000 for a single concert. Obviously the actual pay will be lower as this is only her asking price, but it is still an enormous sum. She has yet to finish a college degree but has received a high school diploma. A professional neurosurgeon, take Ben Carson for example, received on average $25,000 per surgery. To become a professional neurosurgeon you must receive a high school diploma, complete 4 years of undergrad for a bachelors of science degree, score well on the MCAT, complete 4 years of medical school, pass the USMLE for a license, then complete a 6-8 year training program before officially becoming a neurosurgeon. Why are we allowing celebrities to generate these massive amounts of income for entertainment and enjoyment while doctors and public workers, who have invested dozens of years in education, work daily to save lives, go unpublicized, and earn 3.3% of the pay? We need to stop giving away our hard earned money to these so called "talented performers" and redirect it to those who perform the operations that keep us alive and keep society functioning.

Trent Taverner : This has been a psa by Alfred yankovic

Zdank Zdale : *opens new YouTube to MP3 tab while listening*

SGNRyan : Interesting fact: All 4 P2P services at the start of the video were shut down

CJ Zárate : "Even Lars Ulrich knows it's wrong"

An Australian Bush Man : Just incase people don't get it, weird al is making fun of copyright laws and people who don't want people pirating their music. Plus, this song you can download for free of Al's website.

Keldon Yahne : "The song was released exclusively on August 21, 2006 as a digital download" Downloaded BTW

DeLoxBox : Kid in video: Downloads music illegally, has no speakers.

Suddenly8symmetry : Me: downloads songs off youtube to edit with Also me: killing people bc i downloaded songs off youtube