Watch Michael Bolton Sing a Love-Hate Song to the IRS on 'John Oliver'

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Michael Bolton on "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver."

Michael Bolton debuted a new love song last night on John Oliver's HBO show Last Week Tonight -- but this one had a slightly unusual dedication. Rather than singing to a woman who broke his heart or a paramour he'll never forget, Bolton serenaded a force that hangs heavy over every American's life: the IRS.

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In honor of tax season, the veteran crooner talked about loving the IRS, a process that is (according to him) painful but ultimately rewarding. Watch him wax poetic on how we need the IRS the way "we need our own anus" below (the song starts at 13:38).