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The worst songs ever

Herald Chronicle

“It makes my ears bleed!” “It makes me feel sick!” “It makes my hair stand on end!”

These are some of the comments I received after a recent request to identify the Worst Songs Ever.

Although the 1970s is considered to be The Decade of Bad Songs (that era gave us “Run Joey Run,” “Convoy,” and “Kung Fu Fighting”), there were plenty of duds before then, and they’re still cranking them out today.

1990s music lovers had plenty to say, from Hanson’s “MmmBop” (“Mmmm..No!”), the bubblegum-flavored “Barbie Girl” (“Even Ken hates this one”), and Ricky Martin’s “Living La Vida Loca” (“I know all the words, and I’m not proud of that.”)

HANSON: Wintry Mix is exactly that!


WEEKLY PIC

Today, everyone can get tickets for the upcoming Wintry Mix Tour. Who is ready for the open road?


MESSAGE FROM THE BAND

Compared to the last month, this week has been fairly low key.  We took the week off from recording opting for an ear break and a little extra time to finish lyrics. This past week has not been without its highlights and probably the most important being the announcement of The Wintry Mix Tour. The WMT will go through most of December crossing the US just like the jolly man himself, minus the elves and the reindeer and the granting of wishes.  The Hanson.net Pre-Sale has been going all week, but today is the official public on-sale. It’s gonna be a great time and a fantastic time with some of our favorite people, basically the best way to bring 2019 to a close.If you are a Hanson.net member, don’t forget to check out the latest video this week form the making of In Real Life our 2019 Members EP.

Isaac, Taylor And Zac


HNET STORE DISCOUNT

Fan Club Exclusive: Visit the Hanson.net Store to see the discounted items. Items are priced as marked.


WINTRY MIX TOUR

Celebrated pop rock trio HANSON are bringing their Wintry Mix Tour to select cities across North America, this November and December. The concerts will feature an eclectic mix of Christmas and holiday classics, fan favorites and the live preview of brand new music from the band’s forthcoming 7th studio album, set for release in 2020. Tickets for the tour go on sale beginning today, Sept 20th.

“This is an exciting time for the band, with new music around the corner and more than 25-years of music behind us,” said Taylor Hanson. Added Zac Hanson, “This tour is a collision of worlds with Christmas classics and a taste of brand new music, making for an uncommon but awesome mix”.

The tour will feature musical guests southern pop craftsman Paul McDonald, and undertaking their first major tour, emerging new artist Joshua and the Holy Rollers, lead by youngest Hanson brother Mac Hanson.

Tour Dates
Sat 30 Nov 19             Vancouver BC CANADA        Vogue Theatre
Sun 1 Dec 19              Seattle WA                              The Neptune Theatre
Tue 3 Dec 19              Las Vegas NV                         House of Blues
Thu 5 Dec 19              Denver CO                              The Ogden Theatre
Fri 6 Dec 19                Omaha NE                              Sokol Auditorium
Sun 8 Dec 19              Austin TX                                Emo’s
Mon 9 Dec 19             Dallas TX                                House of Blues
Tue 10 Dec 19            New Orleans LA                     The Fillmore
Wed 11 Dec 19           Atlanta GA                              Buckhead Theatre
Sat 14 Dec 19             Pittsburgh PA                          Roxian Theatre
Sun 15 Dec 19            Silver Spring MD                     The Fillmore
Tue 17 Dec 19            Detroit MI                                Royal Oak Music Theatre
Wed 18 Dec 19           Cleveland OH                         House of Blues
Fri 20 Dec 19              Boston MA                              House of Blues
Sat 21 Dec 19             Huntington NY                        The Paramount

For more information visit www.Hanson.net


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Hanson bringing ‘Wintry Mix’ tour to Cleveland

Cleveland

Hanson will perform in Cleveland in December. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

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Hanson will perform in Cleveland in December. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ho, ho, Hanson! The ’90s pop group will be taking their holiday show to Cleveland’s House of Blues on Dec. 18, along with Paul McDonald and Joshua & The Holy Rollers. Tickets go on sale on Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. on LiveNation.

The tour will include performances of holiday classics and a taste of the band’s new music from its upcoming 2020 album. (And, hopefully, the group will also throw in its greatest hit, “MMMBop.”)

Hanson has released 11 studio albums since it formed in the ’90s, including two holiday albums: 1997′s “Snowed In” and 2017′s “Finally It’s Christmas.”

“This is an exciting time for the band, with new music around the corner and more than 25-years of music behind us,” Taylor Hanson said on the band’s website.

“This tour is a collision of worlds with Christmas classics and a taste of brand new music, making for an uncommon but awesome mix,” Zac Hanson said on the band’s website.

You can find more information about the show at hanson.net.

 

 

 

HANSON Announces the ‘Wintry Mix’ Tour

Broadway World

BroadwayWorld.com Sep. 13, 2019

HANSON Announces the 'Wintry Mix' TourCelebrated pop rock trio HANSON are bringing their “Wintry Mix” tour to select cities across North America, this November and December. The concerts will feature an eclectic mix of Christmas and holiday classics, fan favorites and the live preview of brand new music from the band’s forthcoming seventh studio album, set for release in 2020. Tickets for the tour go on sale beginning Sept 20th, with the band’s Hanson.net members pre-sale beginning Sept 14th.

“This is an exciting time for the band, with new music around the corner and more than 25-years of music behind us,” said Taylor Hanson. Added Zac Hanson “This tour is a collision of worlds with Christmas classics and a taste of brand new music, making for an uncommon but awesome mix.”

The tour announcement comes after the band’s acclaimed tour and album String Theory featuring the band performing alongside some of the world’s most accomplished symphonies, and to sold-out crowds around the globe, from Sydney Opera House, to London’s Royal Festival Hall, and Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville.

The ambitious symphonic project was arranged in collaboration with legendary composer and arranger David Campbell, and mixed and recorded by Grammy award winning mixers and engineers, Jim Scott and Craig Alvin. The landmark project followed the band’s sold out 25th Anniversary Tour which also took them around the world from the Europe to Australia and Latin America.

HANSON “WINTRY MIX” TOUR DATES

NOVEMBER

30 – Vancouver BC CANADA – Vogue Theatre

DECEMBER

1 – Seattle, WA – The Neptune Theatre

3 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues

5 – Denver, CO – The Ogden Theatre

6 – Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium

8 – Austin, TX – Emo’s

9 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues

10 – New Orleans, LA – The Fillmore

11 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre

14 – Pittsburgh, PA – Roxian Theatre

15 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore

17 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues

18 – Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Theatre

20 – Boston, MA – House of Blues

21 – Huntington, NY – The Paramount

 

Hanson Coming To Pittsburgh This December

CBS Local Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA)– Mark your calendars! The pop-rock trio, Hanson, are bringing their Wintry Mix tour to Pittsburgh.

The group will be coming to Roxian Theatre on December 14, featuring an electronic mix of holiday classics and new tunes from their upcoming album that is set to release in 2020.

“This is an exciting time for the band, with new music around the corner and more than 25-years of music behind us,” said Taylor Hanson. Added Zac Hanson “This tour is a collision of worlds with Christmas classics and a taste of brand new music, making for an uncommon but awesome mix.”

Pre-sale for tickets begins September 14, and all other tickets go on sale on September 20. To purchase tickets, click here.

O TannenbauMMMBop: Hanson Announces Wintry Mix Tour of Holiday Classics

Billboard

Jonathan Weiner
Hanson
Limited North America run also includes new music from forthcoming seventh albumThe three brothers that make up Hanson are hitting the road at the end of November for their Wintry Mix Tour across North America. Hanson will perform a mix of Christmas and holiday classics, fan favorites and preview new material from the band’s forthcoming seventh studio album, set for release in 2020.

“This is an exciting time for the band, with new music around the corner and more than 25-years of music behind us,” said Taylor Hanson in a statement, while Zac Hanson added “this tour is a collision of worlds with Christmas classics and a taste of brand new music, making for an uncommon but awesome mix”.

The tour will feature southern pop craftsman Paul McDonald as a musical guest along with Joshua and the Holy Rollers, lead by the youngest Hanson brother Mac Hanson.

Last year Hanson released “String Theory” with featured the band performing alongside some of the world’s most accomplished symphonies, and to sold-out crowds around the globe, from Sydney Opera House to London’s Royal Festival Hall and Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville.

The band’s Hanson.net members will get first crack at tickets for the Wintry Mix tour tomorrow (Sept. 14), while the remainder of tickets go on sale beginning Sept 20. To buy tickets and see a complete list of dates, click here.

 

 

HANSON Wintry Mix Tour

WINTRY MIX TOUR

HANSON WINTRY MIX TOUR ON SALE
HOLIDAY CLASSICS & NEW MUSIC PREVIEW
VISITING SELECT NORTH AMERICAN CITIES
September 13th 2019 – Celebrated pop rock trio HANSON are bringing their Wintry Mix Tour to select cities across North America, this November and December. The concerts will feature an eclectic mix of Christmas and holiday classics, fan favorites and the live preview of brand new music from the band’s forthcoming 7th studio album, set for release in 2020. Tickets for the tour go on sale beginning Sept 20th, with the band’s Hanson.net members presale beginning Sept 14th.

“This is an exciting time for the band, with new music around the corner and more than 25-years of music behind us,” said Taylor Hanson. Added Zac Hanson “This tour is a collision of worlds with Christmas classics and a taste of brand new music, making for an uncommon but awesome mix”.

The tour will feature musical guests southern pop craftsman Paul McDonald, and undertaking their first major tour, emerging new artist Joshua and the Holy Rollers, lead by youngest Hanson brother Mac Hanson.

Tour Dates
Sat 30 Nov 19             Vancouver BC CANADA        Vogue Theatre
Sun 1 Dec 19              Seattle WA                              The Neptune Theatre
Tue 3 Dec 19              Las Vegas NV                         House of Blues
Thu 5 Dec 19              Denver CO                              The Ogden Theatre
Fri 6 Dec 19                Omaha NE                              Sokol Auditorium
Sun 8 Dec 19              Austin TX                                Emo’s
Mon 9 Dec 19             Dallas TX                                House of Blues
Tue 10 Dec 19            New Orleans LA                     The Fillmore
Wed 11 Dec 19           Atlanta GA                              Buckhead Theatre
Sat 14 Dec 19             Pittsburgh PA                          Roxian Theatre
Sun 15 Dec 19            Silver Spring MD                     The Fillmore
Tue 17 Dec 19            Detroit MI                                Royal Oak Music Theatre
Wed 18 Dec 19           Cleveland OH                         House of Blues
Fri 20 Dec 19              Boston MA                              House of Blues
Sat 21 Dec 19             Huntington NY                        The Paramount

HANSON: Announcement Coming Any Day Now


WEEKLY PIC

We’re excited that we’re about to announce a special run of concerts.  Getting excited for bringing Christmas classics and new music to the stage.


MESSAGE FROM THE BAND

We are hard at work in the studio this week recording a host of new music and making plans to get back to many of our favorite places around the world in 2020.  The music, just like our plans, goes all over the place, but it makes no apologies for being a complete smorgasbord of sound and  style. With titles like Fearless and Don’t Ever Change, you can see a little bit of what we’re hearing. The new album is coming together as  good as we could have hoped but it’s still months away from being released. If waiting sounds depressing, you won’t need to wait that long. Starting this fall, we will begin sharing some of the new songs live and a big info drop for the fall tour is coming any day now! Looking forward to seeing you all soon.

Isaac, Taylor And Zac


MERCH SALE!

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•    Members Only EP
•    Member lines at concerts
•    Meet & Greet opportunities with the band
•    Pre-sale concert ticket opportunities
•    Exclusive videos, photos and blogs
•    Exclusive merch for members and much more!

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Song Facts: Songwriter Interview: Ellen Shipley

Song Facts

Songfacts: You also wrote a song with Hanson [“Yearbook”], who typically wrote their own stuff. What happened there?

Shipley: I was called in to work with them. The record company called and they played me “MmmBop” and I said, “You want me to write with them? I don’t relate to this.” And they said, “Just meet with them. They really want to work with you.”

They came to my studio in Studio City. They were really cute, except for Zac who kept making paper airplanes and throwing them all over the place. And they brought their parents, who were interfering with the writing.

But I wanted it to come from them so I asked Taylor, since he seemed the one with the talent and the ideas, “What story in your life bothers you?” And he told me this story of this kid that disappeared, and the whole thing is real. They don’t know whether he committed suicide, they don’t know what happened, but he disappeared. And so it was a dark song, but I love it.

Songfacts: It’s certainly not what you’d expect from Hanson.

Shipley: No.

Songfacts: And it sounds like they needed you there because without you drawing it out of them it’s unlikely they would have had the confidence to write a song like that.

Shipley: Oh, they never would have written that song, no. But it was inside him and sometimes that happens if people put me with an artist to write. I believe a songwriter’s job, if you’re working with another artist, is to be a speaker for their thoughts, for their ideas. It’s about them. When I was a songwriter writing with other people, like the artist, I always felt it had to come from them because it’s not about me giving them great titles and stuff, it’s about their life.

So, the Hansons were a big surprise. It was a difficult thing to do between Zac and their parents. Oh, my god! I finally threw them all out. I told them to go to a restaurant so I could work with Taylor.

Songfacts: You got rid of Zac and Isaac and just left the middle one.

Shipley: Yeah. I said, “Take your kids out to eat or something, I can’t do this.”