You have so many relationships in this life Only one or two will last You go through all the pain and strife Then you turn your back and they're gone so fast Oh yeah And they're gone so fast, yeah Oh, so hold on the ones who really care In the end they'll be the only ones there And when you get old and start losing your hair Can you tell me who will still care Can you tell me who will still care? Oh care
Mmmbop, ba duba dop Ba du bop, ba duba dop Ba du bop, ba duba dop Ba du, oh yeah Mmmbop, ba duba dop Ba du bop, ba du dop Ba du bop, ba du dop Ba du, yeah
Said oh yeah In an mmmbop they're gone Yeah yeah Yeah yeah
Plant a seed, plant a flower, plant a rose You can plant any one of those Keep planting to find out which one grows It's a secret no one knows It's a secret no one knows Oh, no one knows
Mmmbop, ba duba dop Ba du bop, ba duba dop Ba du bop, ba duba dop Ba du, oh yeah Mmmbop, ba duba dop Ba du bop, ba du dop Ba du bop, ba du dop
Can you tell me? Oh No, you can't 'cause you don't know Can you tell me? You say you can but you don't know Can you tell me? Oh (which flower's going to grow?) No, you can't 'cause you don't know Can you tell me? (if it's going to be a daisy or a rose?) You say you can but you don't know Can you tell me? Oh (which flower's going to grow?) No, you can't 'cause you don't know Can you tell me? You say you can but you don't know Oh oh You say you can but you don't know You don't know, You don't know, oh
Mmmbop, ba duba dop Ba du bop, ba duba dop Ba du bop, ba duba dop Oh yeah Mmmbop, ba duba dop Ba du bop, ba du dop Ba du bop, ba du dop Yeah
Writer/s: Isaac Hanson, Taylor Hanson, Zac Hanson
Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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Angela from Olmsted , Ilthese guys are so sweet in person, they truley are gifted boys. They do have alot more talent, and people need to look past mmmbop and see what they are doing now, which is amazing! Taylor once told a fan(heard it with my own ears) :"if somone gives you s--t for likeing us, just tell them to kiss your ass" :) ITZ Roxs!
Alec from Mechanicsburg, SdWe had a fundraising thing at school where they played this song really loud at lunch and wouldn't stop it until we raised $100. It got really annoying.
Doctor Gregory House from Princeton-plainsboro, NjHenry from Bedrock,In:Yes in one episode of House a snipet of the song was used as a ringtone. Go to the official House/Fox sight and you can watch the clip where House tells Wilson that is his ringtone.
Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnI was obsessed with this song - well what do you expect I was in junior high when it was released.
Henry from Bedrock, InI think (think, mind you) that this is Dr. House's ring tone on "House". Can anyone confirm this?
Jess from Cobram, Australiai used to be soooo in love with the hanson boys when i was little. i thought they were all so cute with their long hair!! hahahahaha MMMBop never fails to get u up and dancing and sinnging along which is what all great hits should do!!! u cant help but love this song
Bertrand from Paris, FranceThe Hanson brothers brought back bubblegum pop in all of its glory. "MMMBop" is catchy, sugary sweet, and irresistible. Just try to avoid singing along.
Mark from Worcester, MiDominick Great post. I'm the same. Zep-Stones-Aerosmith etc etc etc This is just a fun song. Fantastic rythm, and I bet most people don't change the station when it comes on if they're alone.
Jeff from Austin, TxThis song is a great example of what the definition of a great pop song is. After listening to it once, whether you love it or hate it, you can sing (or at least hum) the chorus. I never would call myself a "Hanson fan" by any means, but I did always acknowledge that this was a great pop song.
Dominick from New York, NyI just wanted to add my two cents. I see a lot of girls have responded that they liked this song a lot when they were very young. The other side of the coin is that some people think the song is ridiculous.
I'm part of the Woodstock generation. I mostly like Classic Rock, such as the Doors, Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, etc. I just wanted to add that I like this song. So the song is not just for young girls. It's a good song with a catchy melody and good vocals.
Madison from Norway, MeDidn't Weird Al have something to do with this song? I'm pretty sure he appears in the video for a second.
Bubba Zanetti from Austin, TxThe lyrics to this song are about as deep as the shallow end of the kiddie pool.
Kevan from Ashtabula, OhI remember when this song came out in 1996-1997 i was 5 goin on 6 and me and my twin brother got the cd and we would sing all the songs on the cd and no every word and MmmmBop was our favorite actually in the past week ive looked up all Hanson songs and found the ones ive listend to and remembered those days and almost cried cause i miss those days so much actually i wish everybodys music was like Hanson they have a really good voice all their songs cheer me up when ever im down and make me happy their new songs are good too!
Jaclyn from Buffalo, NyNo matter what anybody says, MMMBop is with out a doubt a "feel-good" song. It'll get you pumped before a hockey game or cheer you up if your boyfriend's acting like a jerk. It just makes you happy; you don't even need to understand all the words
Victoria from Tucson, AzI can't believe this was such a big hit.It's cracks me up.
Michaela from Shropshire, Englandthis song rocks!!!!!!
Heather from Waukesha, WiHanson is the best band in the world for their experience level and ages. And if people can't appreciate that, then they don't know good music. Instead of turning away from them just because of a bad first impression, why can't people just listen to their new music? It would save a lot of frustration and a lot of unwanted tears on my part just to get people to give them a chance. This song is one of the best they ever wrote and I wish people would realize that. The lyrics are meaningful and I can relate to the song a lot. I love their new songs too, it just keeps better each year. They are a very talented band who deserves more respect than they're getting right now. I'm a proud fan and I'll never stop being one either. So, people, are you listening? Check out this amazing band and be mesemerized by the lyrics.
Marlow from Perthwho couldnt have a cd released. if your parents were rich enough to pay for the complete recording of the bloody thing... this family were already billionairs from oil...
Heather from Cave City, KyI think the song is awesome when I was 11 and hearing it on the L&E cd was just as great. These guys are full of talent, just some people don't recognize that cause they are so used to listening to CRAP that they wouldn't know good music anyway!
Brianna from New Richmond, WiI have liked HANSON for 7 or 8 years...and they just keep gettin' better! MmmBop is still the best song...but they're new stuff (The Underneath Album, and the Live and Electric Album) is awesome too.
Lauren from Atcoq, NjIsaac, Taylor and Zac are all amazing songwriters and artists - this song is full of deeper lyrics than most people realize, and was just a launchpad for all of the future hits to come. This song came out when I was about 16, and almost 9 years later it still brings a smile to my face. I've had the opportunity to see the guys perform this song live 3 times (it will be 4 in October) and it's amazing to be in the crowd when everyone is singing so loud that you can barely even hear the guys singing this song! Hanson fan always :-)
Jonathan from Bradford, MaThis song was on their album "Middle of Nowhere", said to have been their third album.
Madeline from Melbourne, AustraliaThis song is awesome, regardless of what anyone else says. They were like 8 when they wrote this, while most kids were playing with GI Joes so good on them. To this day MMMBop still puts a smile on my face!
Aria from Omaha, Neafter this song was released to the world, nothing was ever the same
Aria from Omaha, Nethat got a lot more talent then people give them credit for