Things Only Adults Will Notice About The Backstreet Boys Who Are Not Young Boys Anymore

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The famous boy band Backstreet Boys made an entry into the music industry in the 1990s. This band consists of five boys Brian Littrell, Kevin Richardson, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, and AJ McLean. Within a few years since the start of their career, the Backstreet Boys made a huge fanbase that consisted mostly of teenagers. Their fame kept increasing, and within no time, they were at the top of the music charts.   Over the past 3 decades, the Backstreet Boys kept moving forward with their teenage fans turning into adults. And when an individual turns into an adult, they start seeing things more clearly. Here are a few things that only the adult Backstreet Boys’ fan can notice!

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The Group Name Is Not as Simple as It May Seem

All 5 boys in this group are not boys; in fact, 3 out of the 5 boys had already turned into adults at the time when the group was formed. Therefore, the term boy was quite misleading.

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The Issues Between the Backstreet Boys and NSYNC Were Never Real

This might come as a shock, but the rivalries shown between the Backstreet Boys and NSYNC were never true. They were a way to increase the band’s popularity. 

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Their Songs Had Double Meanings

Since the fans were young tweens and teenagers, they never really realized that the songs had quite intimate lyrics. It can be seen in their famous songs, ‘Beautiful Woman,’ ‘Poster Girl,’ etc.

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Their Famous Song ‘The Call’ from ‘Black and Blue Was About Cheating

The lyrics of the song ‘The Call’ make it clear that it’s a story about a girl cheating on her boyfriend, their sad breakup, and the remorse they end up with later. 

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The Boys Had Huge Age Gaps 

When the group was formed, the youngest, Nick Carter, was just 13 years old, while the eldest, Kevin Richardson, was 21. The age gap of 8 years was quite noticeable back then.

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The Song ‘I Want It That Way’ Has No Meaning

Since the release of ‘I want it that way,’ fans have been confused as to what this song is about. The lyrics do not make sense and are more like a riddle.

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The Band Had a Song That They Didn’t Like Themselves

A song full of adult lyrics, ‘If You Want It to Be Good Girl (Get Yourself a Bad Boy),’ was the one even the Backstreet Boys didn’t like!

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As the boys grew older, so did their fanbase, but the band did not stop producing new music. Even in their 40’s and 50’s, they are making their long-term fans happy.

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