I have said something about this before... the endless request for touring resulting in Hanson never being able to (allowed to?) record new music. No sooner had one tour finished than the next was being asked for. Middle Of Everywhere was followed straight afterwards by Finally Its Christmas etc. Also, no sooner had the Finally Its Christmas Tour finished, than people wanted Christmas songs at Back To The Island. Fine. Its a select set. Maybe I'm being harsh by bringing it up.
Now -- Hanson have said in May that they are recording two studio albums in the second half of the year, and doing a US tour to showcase upcoming music for Against The World. So unless they didn't know about this much publicised news, why are fans asking and pleading for the tour at the end of the year to be a Christmas music tour? That's the point of the (sometimes) Christmas livestream... which last year took the form of the Snow Globe Sessions.
Of course, historically, a few fans have said "I hope Hanson does this" and all plans are abandoned to accommodate, so now we have to wonder if there'll be a studio album at all next year. (don't jump down my throat - I'm being slightly facaetious (possibly the only word in the English language I have no idea how to spell).