The Backstreet Boys were formed in 1993 and are considered one of the most influential musical groups of all time. Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, AJ McLean, Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson are the five members of the band. In an interview with Billboard ahead of the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards, McLean shared that the Backstreet Boys have “least favorite song” in their discography that they find “toxic.”
Backstreet Boys’ Least Favorite Song Is ‘If You Want It To Be A Good Girl (Get Yourself A Bad Boy)’
The Backstreet Boys originally released “If You Want It to Be a Good Girl (Get Yourself a Bad Boy)” on their second studio album. backstreet back and their compilation album Backstreet Boys. Both albums were released in August 1997.
The 2021 MTV VMAs took place on 12 September. Before the awards show began, McLean spoke with Billboard about the group’s discography. During a red carpet interview, McLean revealed “If You Want It to Be a Good Girl (Get Yourself a Bad Boy)” is the quintet’s “least favorite song”.
“It’s our least favorite song we’ve ever recorded,” he said. Board. “We’ve never sung it live, we’ll never do it live.”
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Why the Backstreet Boys don’t like the song
McLean was joined on the red carpet at the 2021 MTV VMAs by NSYNC’s Lance Bass and 98 Degrees’s Nick Lachey. When McLean mentioned his dislike of the Backstreet Boys’ “If You Want It to Be a Good Girl (Get Yourself a Bad Boy)”, Billboard reported that Lachey boosted the song’s popularity.
“But now you know what [the song] It means something to your fans,” Lachey said of the song.
McLean then claimed “If You Want It to Be a Good Girl (Get Yourself a Bad Boy)” is “toxic”.
“But now we know it’s toxic to 5-year-olds. I have a 5-year-old, I don’t want that for him,” McLean replied.
The band recently delayed an album
The Backstreet Boys were originally supposed to release a Christmas album to coincide with their 2021 holiday residency in Las Vegas. On 10 September, the band announced that they had decided to delay the album’s release until 2022. Because of this, the group canceled the planned residence.
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In an interview with Billboard, McLean explained why the quintet felt the need to push back the release of their highly anticipated Christmas album.
“We are sad that we had to postpone our Christmas residency until next year, as the Christmas album is not done yet. We are still a little serious about COVID and we wish our fans and ourselves Stay safe,” McLean told Billboard.
Later in the 2021 MTV VMAs, McLean, Bass and Lachey presented the award for Best K-Pop. BTS won the award for their second English-language single, “Butter”.
Speaking with Billboard, Lachey foresaw that the boy band would make a resurgence.
“They’re never going away,” Lachey said. “It goes through a cycle and it’s going to cycle again. It will always be part of the music.”