16 Hit Songs We *Totally* Misunderstood When We First Heard Them
We assumed “MMMBop” was just some lighthearted scatting, but Zac Hanson told Entertainment Weekly that “ninety-none percent” of people who’ve heard the song don’t know what it’s really about — the frailty of human life. LOL, yeah. Apparently, MMMBops are units of time, like seconds or weeks, and everything you love can be gone in an MMMBop. That’s literally how he explained it on The Kylie and Jackie O. Show, and we wish he was kidding. Ironically, the band’s fame came and went in an MMMBop, so maybe he was onto something.