Daily Archives: August 30, 2010

The bell doth toll for Lady Gaga at Iowa State

PopWatch Last week, the students at Iowa State University got a midday treat — one that combined some “Bad Romance” with a bell tower. Tin-Shi Tam, ISU carillonneur, performed Lady Gaga’s hit song on the carillon (aka the bells in said tower) at noon on Friday. An ISU student started a Facebook campaign to request the song, and… Read More »

Crowd rocks out to 'MMMBop'

The Daily Collegian The 650-person crowd in HUB-Alumni Hall erupted in chants of “We want MMMBop” before Hanson took the stage Saturday night for a free concert. But the grown-up ’90s boy band from Tulsa, Okla. proved their sound, look and performance has matured since their teeny-bopper days 13 years ago. “If you want to stand still, you’re… Read More »

Five Reasons to Give Hanson Another Try

Broward Palm Beach New Times Blog For a hot minute in the late ’90s, three brothers from Oklahoma with long, blond hair and the last name Hanson got momentarily famous for singing about things that didn’t even make sense (“MMMBop”), selling millions of copies of Middle of Nowhere, snagging Grammy nominations, and, most enviably, kicking Carson Daly in… Read More »