Zac Hanson one of the co-writers of this song, wasn’t even 12 years old when the hit topped the Hot 100, making him the youngest group member to co-write and perform on a US #1 single.
Of the unintelligible lyrics to the chorus of the song Zack says it was first an attempt to mimic The Beach Boys and vocal groups. As he says..”That song started out as the background part for another song. We were making our first independent album and we were trying to come up with a background part. We started singing a slightly different incarnation of what is now the chorus of MMMBop