Daily Archives: October 29, 2015

15 Pop Songs That Have Deeper, More Depressing Meanings Than You Ever Knew

dose 14. “MMMBop” by Hanson “MMMBop” is straight-up bubblegum pop, but they’re actually singing about bad friendships… not bubblegum at all. “You have so many relationships in this life / Only one or two will last / You go through all this pain and strife / Then you turn your back and they’re gone so fast.”

Hanson, Paul McDonald

Portland Mercury Staff PickUp & ComingVideo Hanson, Paul McDonald When: Thu., Oct. 29, 7 p.m.  Price: $80 Hanson generated billions of teenage squeals in the ’90s—but now they’re all grown up and still just as dreamy and talented. Fans won’t want to miss this two-night “long-form” concert in which they’ll play covers from their fave artists (Michael Jackson, Billy Joel)… Read More »