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Hanson: Underneath

Kandia Crazy Horse, The Village Voice, 8 June 2004

HAVING PASSED out during Hanson's historical 1999 Bob Weir summit at the late Wetlands, this critic can attest to the inexorable power of the towhead trio from Tulsa. Many believe their escape from Planet Teenybop is less miraculous than the Mousekabimbos', Taylor Hanson's channeling of prime Michael Jackson inferior to Timberlake's. But slept-on sophomore run This Time Around, with its Latin rock and gospel flourishes, already proved Hanson most likely—along with Christina Aguilera—to enjoy longevity.

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