‘There’s a good chance we’ll see you in 2018’: New Kids On The Block tease Australian tour 25 years after they first performed Down Under
More than 25 years on from their heyday, New Kids On The Block are still surprisingly popular.
And in what should be music to ears of fans, the boys have Australia in their sights.
The band, which consists of brothers Jordan and Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg and Danny Wood, could be heading Down Under as soon as next year.
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Heydey: In 1988 Danny Wood, Joey McIntyre and Jonathan Knight (pictured left to right) were fresh-faced stars in New Kids on The Block
The tour would come almost three decades after the Step By Step singers staged their first performance in the country way back in 1992.
‘I would love to go back there,’ Jordan Knight, 46, told The Courier Mail.
‘Usually we do a tour of the US one year and international the next year so there’s a good chance we will see you in 2018.
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Jordan added that NKOTB would most likely join up with fellow former boy band, The Backstreet Boys, who were megastars in their own right in the late ’90s and early 2000s.
It’s not the first time the two groups have teamed up. They joined forces in 2011. performing under the moniker of ‘NKOTBSB’ to perform their catchy tunes across Australia.
And with new EP, Thankful, due for release on May 12, the band have even more reason to try to reclaim their place in the music scene.
However climbing the charts could be a hard task for NKOTB to manage these days.
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Their last offering, One More Knight, struggled to crack the top 100 in the most vital markets in the US and UK.
Popular bands reuniting for tours has become something of phenomenon in recent years.
Many ’90s pop sensations such as the Spice Girls, 5ive, Hanson, Steps, Aqua and more have all reunited to tour years after their songs were chart-toppers.