Hanson, Next and Natalie Imbruglia

Hanson, Next and Natalie Imbruglia

Hanson - MMMBop

Released: April 15th, 1997
Album: Middle Of Nowhere

MMMBop was the debut single off of Middle Of Nowhere and is the bands most successful song to date. It was nominated for two Grammy’s at the 40th Annual Grammy Awards and reached #1 in over 12 countries. It ranked #20 on VH1’s “100 Greatest Songs Of The 90’s”.

Interesting Facts: MMMBop was inspired by the Beach Boys and Doo-wop groups.

Natalie Imbruglia - Torn

Released: September 30th, 1997
Album: Rated Next

Too Close peaked at #1 on the US Hot 100 and R&B charts and was the groups biggest song, eventually going platinum.

Interesting Facts: The group was originally known as “Straight4ward”, but changed their name to Next when they were signed to Arista Records. It was easier to spell.

Natalie Imbruglia - Torn

Released: October 27th, 1997
Album: Left Of The Middle

Torn was Natalie Imbruglia’s debut single and reached #1 in Belgium, Denmark, Canada, Spain and Sweden. It was also #1 on Billboard’s Mainstream Top 40 charts and Adult Top 40 charts.

Interesting Facts: Torn was recorded multiple times by several different artists before it found its way to Natalie Imbruglia. It was originally written by a band named Ednaswap.


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