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street boys are in the middle of their DNA World Tour, which they resumed this year after it was cut short in 2020 due to the pandemic. The show features over 30 songs – hits and fan favorites – as well as huge production and choreography values. And Backstreet’s Nick Carter says it has become clear to him during the pandemic how valuable their shows are to fans.
“I kind of realized that, you know, entertainment and performing is a blessing, because people yearn to be entertained and to have something to get rid of the craziness of the world right now,” said Nick at ABC. Audio.
“They just want two hours of escape,” he adds. “And I think, you know, Backstreet Boys represents a specific place in time where – [with] the nostalgia and the songs and all that – when people look back and they’re looking for that, it makes them smile.
Even if you’re not looking for escapism, Nick says you can’t help but admire the work that goes into their performances. After so many years together, it boasts of being the pinnacle of live entertainment.
“I mean, we exert so much energy when we’re on stage and…we give off that energy or we see the smiles on the faces and that energy comes back to us, it’s just…it’s [indescribable]”, says Nick.
“I like to say, from a sporting point of view – because I like to use sporting analogies – I guess you could say we’re like Tom Brady, basically,” he adds. “You know, up there on stage, playing at a very high level.”
The DNA World Tour is currently scheduled to run until March 2023. In October they will release A Very Clandestine Christmastheir first holiday album.
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