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New Kids on the Block to Stage a Comeback

Are The New Kids on the Block Hangin' Tough Again?


"I Remember When" the New Kids on the Block were the coolest band in every oversized-T-shirt-and-jelly-bracelet-wearing girl's record collection. Jonathan, Joey, Jordan, Danny, and Donnie definitely had "The Right Stuff."

But, more than a decade after the band called it quits, can they once again "Hold On" to their 80s-era fame? According to People, the New Kids are coming back, following in the footsteps of the Backstreet Boys and Spice Girls. People said an announcement would come in the next couple of weeks, and the band's official site is active again. (No word yet on whether the official fan club will follow.) Update: Danny Wood reportedly issued a MySpace bulletin denying the report.

I have to imagine one New Kid (but which one?) woke up one morning, surveyed the remains of his entertainment career, and started to wonder, "Where Do I Go From Here?" Do you think all the New Kids were ready for a reunion? Or did one have to plead with the rest: "Let's Try It Again." "Time Is On Our Side!"

"What'cha Gonna Do About It"? Do you think NKOTB will have to "Face the Music" with an ill-fated comeback? Or will you be loving them (forever)?

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bushra bushra 8 years
my brothers gave me so much hell for being a new kids fan...
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
Never into NKOTB, wasnt my thing. I hope they dont get back together it would be strange
GennyGirl GennyGirl 8 years
Ahh the memories, all my friends and I (who coincidentally all liked different members) gathering in my living room waiting for the pay-per-view concert. I think my mom still has my jacket which she was convinced was going to be a collectors item someday, lol. Those are some memories and some baaaad hair back then.
jennajen jennajen 8 years
I would so go. I saw (and met!!) Joey in April and oh my gosh, my dreams were totally fufilled. My friends always wonder how in the world I liked them since I was so young (about 5 years old)...I was boy crazy early on in life.
kelsen kelsen 8 years
Seems like a comeback could be in the works based on their (updated) Web site. It's nkotb dot com. (I checked it out "Tonight" - lol)
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Great opening sentence, Buzz! Love the description.
sugarbecky sugarbecky 8 years
I have to say that I'd be there, against my better judgement!!! :)
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 8 years
Jonathan would have to get over his really bad stage fright. Remember when he was on Oprah years ago and had a panic attack on stage just coming on stage with her?
terryt18 terryt18 8 years
Maybe they will stage a comeback since so many seem to be interested.
Pirate33 Pirate33 8 years
OMG! I would so be there if this actually happen. I met Joey McIntyre a few months ago and I literally felt like an 11 year old again I was so nervous!!!
Hanahin Hanahin 8 years
I still listen to their songs LOL .. Love them :love:
Debbiemp Debbiemp 8 years
If they did have a reunion tour...I would totally be there! I bet my mom still has some of my NKOTB gear!
dnatale dnatale 8 years
They gotta come back!!!!!!
stefsprl stefsprl 8 years
I looooooved them. Joey McIntyre was my first crush. Unfortunately, Michael K @ dlisted posted a comment from one of their myspace pages saying that none of it was true. Boo. :(
lyrical_angel lyrical_angel 8 years
My room was the NKOTB shrine in 5th and 6th grade. I had all the tapes and the merchandise. LOL.
lizzylu49 lizzylu49 8 years
The TAPES comments are cracking me up. Loved them!
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
OMG, I hate to admit but I liked them in Junior High. I had all their tapes and posters on my bedroom walls. :oops: And I also liked the silly cartoon. :rotfl:
aistea311 aistea311 8 years
Damn where is my neon green plastic NKOTB jacket when I need it? You know that was the right stuff! :rotfl:
books-and-shoes books-and-shoes 8 years
This is so funny! I had all of their tapes.
nyaradzom2001 nyaradzom2001 8 years
I was convinced I would marry Jordan Knight, man I even did a music project on them lol!!!
ElizabethRae ElizabethRae 8 years
I second LilPeaPod. Impressive, Buzz! If NKOTB reunited, I would be there!!! Can you please have a survey so we can vote on our faves??
kristyrk kristyrk 8 years
Wow! Kudos for working in so many song titles into this post! I'm totally impressed! And the Cartoon? "Call it what you want", but I loved it.
7kimba7 7kimba7 8 years
I completely forgot about the cartoon until you just mentioned it. If they DID have a reunion tour, I would probably go.
nyaradzom2001 nyaradzom2001 8 years
Apparently it's a load of bs and there will be no reunion. These were my first boy band crushes, I even loved their cartoon. The memories, I remeber on independence day one year in my country when it still rocked we watched a live broadcast of their concert one of the coolest things at the time lol.
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