"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.

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

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.

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 :'(

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

HardcoreDestinyPlyr91 : i feel like downloading this song for some reason

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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".

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

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

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

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

ChromatiKosm : Even Lars Ulrich knows it's wrong

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

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.

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

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

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

Spaz Lol : ** Insert unoriginal joke about download like here **

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

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

TelvanniGuard : "The song was released exclusively on August 21, 2006 as a digital download." BWAHAHAHAHAHA!

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

bbomg02 : Kazaa and Limewire? haha So 2006.

Trent Taverner : This has been a psa by Alfred yankovic

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

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

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

Dennis The Menace : He who is tired of Weird Al is tired of life

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

Buzzy913 : This is is one of the only Weird Al songs _not_ on my mp3 player. Because, well, you know.

Viridian Forest Research Group : I just can't wait to download this song!

MrSasunaru101 : Don't care I'll still download the song.

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

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

JMD Nelson : IMO I find that the only problem with buying CD's is that you get a few songs that you actually like and the majority of the rest usually suck. But I'll buy a Weird Al CD any day!!