“Weird Al” Yankovic has released a music video for his song “Mission Statement”, an original song about nonsensical corporate buzzwords. The song is done in the style of “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” by Crosby, Stills & Nash without being a direct parody. The Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy blog has more on the song and video.
“I wanted to do a song about all the ridiculous double-speak and meaningless buzzwords that I’ve been hearing in office environments my entire life,” Yankovic says by e-mail. “I just thought it would be ironic to juxtapose that with the song stylings of CSN, whose music pretty much symbolizes the antithesis of corporate America.
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