Hanson’s first single came out in May of 1997, which was Mmmbop. The song swept over the nation. It quickly rose to number one within weeks. It stayed at number one for 8 weeks. Today, Hanson has a new album at called This Time Around! The songs on This Time around are: You Don’t Know, If Only, This Time Around, Runaway Run, Save Me, Dying to be Alive, Can’t Stop, Wish that I was There, Love Song, Sure About It, Hand in Hnad, In the City, A Song to Sing. Their efforts this time are much more mature. No more bubble gum music, but it seems as if they’ve lost many fans. After their first album, Middle of Nowhere, the awaited three years to make This Time Around. Many fans got impatient and moved on the other artists such as Nsync and the Backstreet Boys. Hanson is hoping to pull it off “This Time Around”.
Many say it can’t be done, but with their curageous efforts, they may be able to pull it off. They are touring right now, which may help them to pull in some new fans. The tour started in July and will be done at the end of October. They then will go and tour all over the rest of the world.
They are from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Their parents, Diana and Walker, try to stay out of the spotlight as much as possibly, but are behind them 100 percent.