The timing makes it seems like an April Fool’s joke but pop trio Hanson, who shot to fame with their 1997 hit ‘MMMBop’, are heading to New Zealand. The nineties teen-dream threesome will be in Australia for a six-date tour before heading to Auckland for a performance at the Powerstation on August 17. The brothers are touring off the back of their sixth album Anthem, which is being released this Friday. The album features the trio’s latest single ‘Get The Girl Back’. Check out further details below…
Hanson ‘Anthem’ Tour – New Zealand Show
Sunday 17th August, Powerstation, Auckland
Chugg Entertainment and XIII Touring can confirm the return of HANSON when the ANTHEM World Tour Australia and New Zealand begins Tuesday 5th August at The Tivoli in Brisbane, Wednesday 6th August at The Coolangatta Hotel on the Gold Coast, Friday 8th August at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre, Melbourne’s Palais Theatre on Saturday 9th August, HQ in Adelaide on Tuesday 12th August, Metropolis Fremantle on Friday 15th August, and finishing up in New Zealand at Auckland’s Powerstation on Sunday 17th August.
Pop-rock trio, HANSON, are back with their brand new album ANTHEM, which is set to be released digitally on Friday 4th April in Australia and New Zealand, along with thealbum’s lead single Get The Girl Back. The album’s release coincides with the announcement of the Australia and New Zealand leg of their ANTHEM World Tour.
This tour will mark the band’s first ever appearance in New Zealand, and a welcome return to Australia following their 2012 Shout It Out Tour.
As a part of the ANTHEM WORLD TOUR, special album bundles will be available for fans to purchase with their concert tickets. All physical albums will be made available at the concerts, with digital copies available for immediate download.
The infectious new single Get The Girl Back, showcases the band’s signature soulful pop-rock sound, and features guest appearances from members of fellow pop-soul connoisseurs Fitz and The Tantrums. The accompanying music video stars Kat Dennings (Two Broke Girls) and Nikki Reed (Twilight/Thirteen) and will be available for purchase exclusively as part of the Get The Girl Back single, also available digitally on Friday 4th April.
ANTHEM was produced and written by the band, and mixed by Tom Lord-Alge. Its guitar-driven sound pulls from some of the band’s harder hitting rock and R&B influences – from James Brown, to early Michael Jackson, and AC/DC. The band has been busy the last 12 months with the album release and world tour dates in North America, Latin America and Europe, garnering critical acclaim for the epic new album and fan fervor around the world.
ANTHEM is the bands 6th studio album and the fourth to be released on their own independent label 3CG Records, which they founded in 2003.
2013 marked the 21st anniversary of HANSON. The band celebrated the anniversary with the launch of their own craft beer Mmmhops, inspired by the title of their breakout single.
HANSON have been nominated for multiple Grammys, released five prior studio albums, which spawned a string of hit singles, and sold over 16 million albums worldwide.
TICKETS FOR ALL SHOWS GO ON SALE WEDNESDAY 9TH APRIL, 9AM (local time)