Music: This Time Around: Hanson


Remember when you were a kid, and there was a blizzard outside and you thought you'd get a day off? Then you saw that school bus heading up the street? To recapture that grim feeling of disappointment, listen to Hanson's new CD. On the brothers' debut, we gave 'em a pass, partly because they looked like little elves, partly because that song MMMBop was so darn catchy. Now they're older (ages 14, 17 and 19), two have cut their hair (goodbye, elf appeal), and though a couple of tracks are hummable, most of their new songs are more noisy than catchy....

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