stereogum.com - 9 days ago
Hanson Compare Justin Bieber To Venereal Disease
20 years ago, the Oklahoma kids in Hanson had a brief run as world-conquering teenpop stars, all on the back of their inescapable earworm “MMMBop.”
Right now, Justin Bieber is in the midst of a long run as a world-conquering star; he’s been that way for nearly a decade. And the members of Hanson are not into it. To them, Bieber is “chlamydia of the ear.” As News.com.au reports, Hanson were recent guests on Triple J radio, where they played a game called Whose Song Is It Anyway? The premise of the game is that guests attempt to figure out the people behind some of the day’s biggest hits, and the members of Hanson said at the beginning that they’d lose the game since they don’t listen to “anything modern.” And they were true to their word. When the hosts played “Despacito,” the Bieber/Luis Fonsi/Daddy Yankee collab that is currently the biggest song in the world, Hanson had no idea what it was.
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