Hanson

1992-
Taylor HansonVocals, keyboards
Isaac HansonGuitar, vocals
Zac HansonDrums, vocals

Hanson Artistfacts

  • All 3 members are brothers. They have 4 younger siblings.
  • They started writing songs and playing together in 1992, when Zac was just 6. They released 2 independent albums before Mercury Records signed them and released Middle Of Nowhere in 1997.
  • Hanson is from Tulsa, Oklahoma. They have a studio in their home.
  • All 3 were home schooled. They got a lot of music education along the way, as their parents exposed them to lots of music, especially Rock and R&B from the '50s and '60s.
  • Zac explains their songwriting process:
    "The 3 of us always get our 2 cents in to make the song better, whether it's just a couple of lyrics, a melody or chord change, whatever it is, everybody ends up coming in and adding their musical sense and ear to each song. I don't know if it's being brothers, or if it's the fact that we've been playing together for 12 years and we know each other really well, but I think it's really just a mutual respect we have for each other's abilities. I really do love the songs that Tay and his musical sense bring to the table, and Ike's sense, and I think that's what it comes down to - respecting each other's opinions and knowing they've written a lot of songs you enjoy, and you want to know what they think."
  • Taylor's first name is Jordan and his middle name is Taylor. Isaac's first name is Clarke and middle name is Isaac. Zac's middle name is Walker (after his father). >>
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    Christine - Port Murray, NJ

Comments: 6

  • Cora from Phoenix, AzI have to add regarding Hanson, if anyone has researched and read any bio's on these guys, it is amazing how balanced, non-celebrity airheads they are. They have grown up so fast..and if I remember correctly..one of them..I believe Zac commented to an interview question about their young ages at start-up - the remark was made.."what did you want us to do wait another 20 years".. fortunately their parents did not impair, or delay their desire to proceed. More parents should be so observant and insightful. The result was doing what they love..so they are naturally successful...because it came naturally. Throw out the molds society places on us, and go with what God gave you.
  • Cora from Phoenix, AzRegarding comment that none of the Hanson brothers are cute, are you narrow. They have soooo much appeal not to mention talent, free expression, natural, and all three stunning in their own right...I prefer long hair on guys as do alot of us gals. They look equally cool in the short locks too. The TALENT...lends to their heightened appeal bar-none! I hope they never stop sharing their talent and growth. They are the best thing since sliced bread! Perfecto!
  • Danci from Treetown, OkNone of them are cute, they all look like girls.
  • Annabelle from Eugene, OrThis comment is for anyone who is an absolute fan of Hanson. Between Isaac, Zach and Taylor, who is the cutest of the Hanson Brothers?
  • Annabelle from Eugene, OrThis comment is for anyone who is a fan of Hanson. Who is the cutest of the Hanson Brothers?
  • Julie from Lodi, CaI love the Hanson brothers. You can tell they were having fun when they were singing in their songs. I wish they would come out with a new album...
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