All of that wonderful cover music that Hanson has both brought
into our lives and validated or salvaged from our pre-1997 lives
. . . reason #1441. This is a tribute to Ann, who offers a little
musical history and analysis.
But now, with distance . . . and the awareness that I inevitably
will again be charmed senseless by the new album, I list [my
least favorite songs] because I love.
For months, I have tried to downplay my Hanson enthusiasm .
. . Then, I went to church.
Five years of Hanson . . . I've decided to generate lists of
five to commemorate the band's notable anniversary.
of . . .
Having all of my current favorite Hanson songs on one album
is like having a week of consecutive snow days--so luxurious.
And yet, at the end of the day, it also feels unearned.
interview with Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma
"I'm touched by the lengths that people will go through
from around the world to get involved in honor of Hanson. It
speaks to the type of people who listen to Hanon's music and
are affected by it."
What I'm still doing here:
"Instead of dirt and poison we have rather chosen to fill
our hives with honey and wax, thus furnishing mankind with the
two noblest of things, which are sweetness and light."
elephants and the 12 days of Christmas
Banish all thoughts of Hanson skateboards, subscriptions to
hanson.net or even Billy Joel's Greatest Hits albums for remote
relatives on your Christmas list. Folks, it's time to dig deeper
. . .
Confetti is among the list of unfortunate elements that is appreciated
for only an instant and then, literally, become scraps
Pausing at times, [Hanson] seem to take quick glances over their
shoulders to see if we're keeping pace.
me or not?
As we stood face to face, instead of feeling an instant bond,
I felt the preposterousness of interacting with icons that appeared
to be hundreds of miles high, when in reality were closer to
my own height.
Is the rhizobia Hanson's magical, unseen influence in our lives?
Or could the rhizobia be the fans? Collectively the ones who