New Music: Backstreet Boys ‘In A World Like This’

The Backstreet Boys celebrate their 20th anniversary this year, and to mark the milestone, will release their eighth album, “In A World Like This,” through BMG on July 30. The group was previously signed to Jive Records. The title track is out now and is the first single recorded with founding member Kevin Richardson since his departure from the group in 2006.
The album was produced by Martin Terefe (Jason Mraz, Train, James Morrison) and recorded in London and Los Angeles, and features co-writes with Max Martin, who wrote and produced many of the songs that catapulted the band into superstardom earlier in its career. BMG also announced that the group has signed a publishing deal for all territories outside of Japan.
 
“Backstreet Boys‘ new deal with BMG represents the ‘Best of Both Worlds’ … BSB gets to own their album while at the same time they have a real team behind the marketing and promotion of their music,” said BSB’s management team at Prospect Park. It’s a win-win for both teams.”
Added Richard Blackstone, EVP creative & business development at BMG Chrysalis North America: “Having worked with the Backstreet Boys over 20 years ago, it is of great personal satisfaction to be working with them again. Their careers are quite remarkable and it is probably safe to say that they have claimed their place in history as the greatest male pop group of all time. Moreover, these guys remain just as ambitious and passionate as the day they started and we are so proud that they have put their trust in BMG.”
One of the biggest boy bands of all time, Backstreet Boys have sold over 130 million albums worldwide and scored numerous chart-toppers including the pop-R&B ballads “I Want It That Way,” “Show Me The Meaning of Being Lonely” and “Quit Playing Games With My Heart.”
A tour to coincide with the release of “A World Like This” kicks off on Aug. 2.

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2nd Melbourne NKOTBSB Show!

The much anticipated national Aussie tour of New Kids On The Block with the Backstreet Boys has lifted a notch with the release of a 2nd show in Melbourne! Australia is limited to six shows only – Melbourne the lucky city to score the second show. Tickets will go onsale from 9am on February 8 for the Friday May 18 show at Rod Laver Arena!

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK & BACKSTREET BOYS AUSTRALIAN TOUR!

Hold on to your hyper colour t-shirts ladies and gents, yes…NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK are coming to perform in Australia in 2012…with the BACKSTREET BOYS. A boy bands heaven.

NKOTB’s Donnie Wahlberg… “If our fans want us down under, we’ll go down under. Our international fans have been flying to see us stateside for years, so now we are bringing the show to them. Get ready Australia, we are coming to you!”

Limited to 4 Shows Only In Australia:  

May 19, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena
May 21, Adelaide, Entertainment Centre
May 23, Brisbane, Entertainment Centre
May 26, Sydney, Allphones Arena
 

Hottest tickets in town? You betcha…tickets on sale December 8 via Ticketek.


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