Weird Al Yankovic thriving again, but says he might not make any more albums

July 19, 2014 5:30 PM

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Weird Al Yankovic thriving again, but says he might not make any more albums

TORONTO – With the release of his new record “Mandatory Fun,” Weird Al Yankovic satisfied the obligations of an album contract that he says acted as a “bit of a constraint” creatively. At last, the maestro of grinning goofball pop parody is free to reconsider and reshape a career that has changed blissfully little in its 35-plus years.

And yet, just when Yankovic was ready to dip his toes in a sea of possibilities, he has achieved with the — supposedly obsolete — old-fashioned album model a veritable hit.

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