June 18th, 2013 Old pros since childhood, Hanson long ago shed the exuberance that characterized the records of their youth, yet they’ve never switched their pop blueprint. They still pledge allegiance to classic rock, rooted in the ’60s but seen through the prism of the ’80s, with the latter decade taking precedence as the group […]
June 18th, 2013 by Pete Crigler On their ninth, yes their ninth album, Hanson is trying hard to reestablish the band in the ever-changing pop world. In essence, if you are still thinking about them as the little teenyboppers that made your sister happy in 1997 with “MMMBop,” then you’re thinking about them the […]
June 14th, 2013 by Reggie Edwards Many bands evolve and change their game up over the course of their careers. Often times personal growth contributes and sometimes it’s just time for a change. Hanson’s latest record, the upcoming Anthem, continues the trio’s sound evolution and shows the band using combination of blues, jazz, funk, rock […]
Sounds Like: Hanson are known for their vibrant pop bounce and catchy melodies, and their debut hit “MMMBop” paved the way for their overnight success in the ’90s. Hanson’s music was in stark contrast to the doom and grunge of mainstream rock, and perhaps it was for this reason that the public so welcomed them.