Anthem

"Come with us if you want to live," Hanson sing on the White Stripes-y "Fired Up." The brothers who gave you 1997's Disney-funk fantasia "MMMBop" can't back up that superhero brag. But their very existence is a marvel, and from the bubble grooves of the boldly titled "I've Got Soul" to the easeful power pop of "Cut Right Through Me," their pro-rock competence is pretty impressive too.

From The Archives Issue 1186: July 4, 2013