Daily Archives: November 6, 2018

First Listen: Hanson, ‘String Theory’

NPR There must be a dozen ways to process the idea of a double-length, career-spanning album in which the long-running pop band Hanson performs while backed by an orchestra. You could study the new symphonic arrangements, courtesy of Oscar winner David Campbell (a.k.a. Beck’s dad), and pick apart how they compare to the originals. You could examin the… Read More »

Review: Hanson, the kings of ‘MMMBop,’ turn to orchestras

Washington Post The Hanson boys have done everything in their power to get you to listen beyond “MMMBop.” They’ve put out solid new music, live CDs, Christmas albums – OK, lots of Christmas albums – greatest hits collections, and even covers of songs by U2 and Radiohead. Now they’ve gone uptown – they’ve gone orchestral. The 23-track double… Read More »

Tuesday Trivia

Isaac is the Hanson to blame for separate social media accounts as he was tweeting too much on the band account about basketball! What Isaac lead song was almost a Taylor lead?