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The Lonely Island is an American comedy group formed by Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone, best known for their comedic music. Originally from Berkeley, California, the group is currently based in New York City. The group became recognized due to their collective work from 2005 to 2011 on Saturday Night Live, featuring Samberg as a cast member and Taccone and Schaffer as writers.

Once on the show, they wrote Lazy Sunday, a music parody video that became an instant hit on YouTube. In August 2007, the group premiered its first feature film, Hot Rod. Following the success of Lazy Sunday, the group produced Dick in a Box, Jizz in My Pants, Like a Boss and I'm on a Boat, which have subsequently had huge success both on SNL and on the internet, and prompted the release of the 2009 album, Incredibad. In 2011, the group released their second album, Turtleneck & Chain, which featured songs from such SNL digital shorts as I Just Had Sex featuring Akon, The Creep featuring Nicki Minaj, and Jack Sparrow featuring Michael Bolton. The music video of I Just Had Sex has received over 200 million views on YouTube. In June 2013, they released The Wack Album, featuring Hugh Jackman, Solange, Adam Levine, Robyn, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga and more. The album included such songs as Semicolon, Diaper Money, YOLO, Go Kindergarten, and more.

Pieces performed by this act
Everything Is AWESOME!!! (released ) Jizz In My Pants (released ) Dick In A Box (released )
Lazy Sunday (released )
Subjects of pieces performed: attraction (1), awesome (1), box (1), Christmas (1), cinema (1), ejaculation (1), everything (1), LEGO (1), party (1), penis (1), positivity (1), presents (1), Sundays (1), team (1) and The Chronicles Of Narnia (1)
Comedic styles in pieces performed: blue (2), character (1), cringe (2), deadpan (2), ironic (1), observational (3), physical (1), prop (2), satire (1) and spoof (3)
Musical styles in pieces performed: ballad (1), electronic (2), hip hop (1), pop (1), rap (3) and rhythm & blues (1)
Musical instruments in pieces performanced: bass (1), drum machine (1), drums (1), piano (1), sampler (1) and synthesiser (3)
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