This Time Around

  • Record Label: Island
  • Release Date: May 9, 2000
User Score
8.5

Universal acclaim- based on 15 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 15
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 15
  3. Negative: 2 out of 15

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  1. MollyW.
    Jul 3, 2002
    10
    i like zac
  2. FranciW.
    Jul 1, 2004
    10
    This CD is absolutely fabulous. The lyrics are truly deep, and Hanson gets the message across. I love the fact that they're growing, I just wish more people would sit up and take notice. These boys have something special, it's called talent, and lately, it's been hard to find. Look no further than Hanson. I'm still floored that the CD was that excellent, but I'm This CD is absolutely fabulous. The lyrics are truly deep, and Hanson gets the message across. I love the fact that they're growing, I just wish more people would sit up and take notice. These boys have something special, it's called talent, and lately, it's been hard to find. Look no further than Hanson. I'm still floored that the CD was that excellent, but I'm pretty upset that it didn't sell more. It definitely deserves to have. Expand
  3. AmandaD.
    Nov 28, 2005
    10
    I love Hanson! I've loved them since they first came out! My friends just recently took me to see their concert in Washington DC and they kicked ass!
  4. lizyums
    Dec 7, 2001
    10
    not only did Hanson continue to prove their talent in writing with TTA but they revealed a new mature side that they've had all along! great album, could sell like hot cakes if people could only forget about those mmmbop days...
  5. JoanneS.
    Jun 11, 2002
    10
    this cd rocks.it couldnt have been better.theyre only getting better
  6. AprilM.
    Sep 18, 2007
    10
    I love the song "If Only" on this album.
  7. LauraV.
    May 24, 2005
    9
    It is a brilliant album!
Metascore
67

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Much of This Time Around feels like a conscious attempt at furthering their craft, defining their sound, and honing their songwriting skills. In other words, it's a stab at maturity.
  2. 70
    This Time Around scores with more sophisticated harmonies and storytelling.
  3. 70
    That's right, we're talking stadium rock.