Watch: Weird Al Yankovic sends up Lorde’s ‘Royals’ in ‘Foil’

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Singing homage to both oversized resturant portions and tried-and-true safeguards from government surveillance, Weird Al Yankovic debuts “Foil” as the third installment of his #8songs8days project.

Riffing off Lorde’s megahit “Royals” the gifted wordsmith reels off bacteria and spores before heading down the wormhole to black helicopters and conspiracy theories. And Patton Oswalt makes a cameo.

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