Anyone have any idea or want to throw out a guess as to when the next official Hanson studio album (consisting entirely of NEW material) will drop? As much as I've loved these "Hanson bucket-list projects", I'm absolutely ready and HAVE BEEN READY for the follow-up studio album to Anthem.
Think about it: since the release of Anthem way back in 2013, we've gotten the Roots & Rock N Roll EP & accompanying tour, the unusual release of duo Hanson EPs (those being "Loud" and "Play", of course), the "I Was Born" single (not to mention the "I Was Born" challenge), followed closely by the compilation album, "Middle of Everywhere: The Greatest Hits" and its accompanying world tour, which itself overlapped with the release of Hanson's second Christmas album ("Finally It's Christmas"), and then most recently, the double-album of old/new songs recorded (and performed) with a full orchestra "String Theory" and its accompanying world tour.....this is all in addition to the yearly members EPs of course.
So that was all to say that all these things have been really fun and enjoyable, and we're lucky as fans to have a band that gives us so much music.......BUT I'm personally ready for the next actual studio album of all new music!!! I've been ready for at least a couple of years I now. I thought for sure we'd have the Anthem follow-up by 2017, but here we are in 2019, and there's no new-material studio album in sight!