We’d be lying if we used the cliche phrase “back like they never left” when referring to the Backstreet Boys because they did leave; and it’s been a long time since their heyday. But that’s all water under the bridge. All five of the boys-to-men group are right on time with new music to make Christmas slightly merrier. For the first time ever the quintet performed “It’s Christmas Time Again” on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Now these guys may not be the heartthrobs they once were–their ensembles are a little blah–but they’ve still got it!
Backed by legendary band The Roots, their latest Christmas single has flare. While they’re on stage you forget the group reunited this year. The harmonies are in sync, and their smooth vocals carry the notes just enough to make the performance compelling. And with The Roots backing them it’s hard to go wrong. It’s the Backstreet Boys for Pete’s sake, serving up some holiday nostalgia. Get into it.
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