“…While it was much in the way of aesthetic inspiration, the African journey proved far more profound as the band felt moved to play a role in AIDS awareness for a country plagued by the disease. To that end, Hanson chose today’s release in preparation for World AIDS Day on Dec. 1. “The leadership hasn’t been there from the artists that are from the Midwest and we felt like after we got this final push, that there was something we could do,” Taylor says. “We decided we were going to learn and get our hands dirty.”

All proceeds will be donated to PHRU in Soweto, a hospital that helps reduce the transmission of pre-natal HIV/AIDS.”

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Note: I know this is several months old but Hanson’s newest cd came out last tuesday and deserves some awareness

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