Because today is their 20th anniversary let’s revisit some of my posts from 2010 and 2012 about what used to be my favorite band of all time. They still hold a place dear to my heart, but I’m a bit out of the loop when it comes to what’s going on exactly. Their 20th anniversary I can’t skip though.
On April 13th 1993, the Backstreet Boys as we all know them came to be. I became a fan in spring/ summer 1996, went to my first BSB concert in april 1998 (I was 13, god bless) and used to collect everything under the sun. Now, 30 or so concerts in places all over Europe and a few in the US later, I have sort of grown out of the whole backstreet experience. But since they have given me so many memories over all these year, there is a part of me that simply can’t let go. All I need is to remember 10,000 people singing I Want It That Way at the top of their lungs again and I’m happy.
This is last year’s post on my BSB tour memories: https://floatingindreams.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/bsb-tour-memories/
I have never lied or tried to hide the fact that I have been a Backstreet Boys fan since I was 11 or 12 years old. It all started with Get Down and, in a way, I’m still a fan. I think I’ll always be, but especially over the past 1,5 year or so, my BSB fandom has been withering.
BSB Live @ Atlantic City 2008
Backstreet Boys?! Aren’t those the I-Want-It-That-Way-As-Long-As-You-Love-Me singing dudes with hits in the 90s? Huh? Didn’t they split up years ago? Let me first clear this up: no they never split up and they are still making albums and embarking on worldwide tours. Especially South America and Asia are places where Backstreet Boys is still a name that gets girls squealing. They still do in Europe and the US as well, but not as much as they used to. Pretty much, those who are…
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