Monday, September 9, 2013

Backstreet's Back

Last week I enjoyed a blast from the past, and saw the Backstreet Boys in concert for their 
In a World Like This tour. 
My friend and coworker Yaping and I, sang along to all the words and screamed like teenagers whenever Brian opened his mouth to sing...or maybe that was just me.
I'm Team Brian all the way. ...and you should be too
They're touring for their new CD, but if we're being honest, I'm pretty sure everyone went to see
them perform the oldies.
The goodies.
The oldies but goodies.

In case you were wondering, Kevin's eyebrows are as thick as ever, Nick still thinks he's the sexy one, Brian still is the sexy one, Howie got rid of his ponytail, and AJ is still weird.
And I love all of it.

When I posted about the concert on Insta I used the hashtag #90sgirlsolutions...cause, well the Backstreet Boys were, and still are full of solutions to your 90s girl problems.

I dub them: Backstreet Solutions

Problem: You're afraid to get into a relationship cause you don't wanna get hurt
Backstreet solution: They'll never break your heart

Problem: There's nothing going on this Friday night
Backstreet solution: They've got it goin' on
...for years mind you.

Problem: You can't find good dating advice in high school
Backstreet solution: If you want it to be good girl, get yourself a bad boy

Problem: It's impossible to find a good, open-minded guy
Backstreet soultion: They don't care who you are, where you're from...heck they don't even care what you did, as long as you love them

Problem: You can't decide if your denim skirt is too short
Backstreet solution: They want it that way

See, and you thought BSB was just a bunch of boy-banders.
I would even go so far as to say, not only do they have a plethora of solutions to offer for your most pressing issues, they also pose deep, though-provoking questions on the issues of the day.
Things like,
Am I original?
Am I the only one?
Am I sexual?...yes, Nick Carter. Yes you are.

On that note, I'm gonna go find my favorite flavor Lip Smacker in my hot pink Caboodle, sit down in my blow-up chair and listen to some more BSB on my Walkman.

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  1. ok so this post is nothing short of AMAZING! for multiple reasons. Here, I'll list a few

    1.Backstreet is back "Alright"
    2.Brian is and will always be the sexy one
    3.Thank you for pointing out all of the solutions to life problems that they are able to solve ( the world should know all of this by now)
    4. And please lets all marvel at how good they all still look.

    Thank you for brining this all to light and providing amazing pictures in the process...:0) Seriously were those taken with a professional camera or something? Good Job Carissa!

    1. Haha, thanks Stephanie!! #2 and #4...PREACH =)

  2. Carissa...I am just a tad bit jealous of this. For got to see the amazing Brian in go go!

  3. Such a great concert, i went two weeks ago! i need to upload my pictures! Such a great great time! Still good as always

  4. BAHAHAH!! Omg!! Backstreet Solutions!!! You crack me up!!

    1. Haha, thanks! They're true though right?! ;)

  5. I am so mad at myself for not getting tickets to this show.
    I would've been in band boy heaven!

  6. I was always Team Brian too! So excited for you!! :o)

  7. It's settled. If you didn't live halfway across the freakin' country, we would be BFF's. No joke. My best friend from childhood and I were obsesseddddd with BSB. She just went to their concert hear a few weeks ago and got to go on stage and sing with Nick. Siiiiigh. Favorite one as a person: Brian. Favorite one to look at: Definitely, nick!

  8. Went to the concert several weeks ago. Howie has gotten hot. I don't mean a little hot, I mean HOT. And yes, Nick IS sexual. Not a Brian fan, sorry. Since I never stopped following the Boys, I must say I really like this last album. First, it is their first INDIE pop album--no record label. They sing to acoustic numbers--folksy, blues, you name it. There are some cluby numbers, but thank GOD, not many. I just couldn't handle it if the Boys turn all Miley Cyrus/Lady GaGa on us. They sing lyrics I can understand without getting my cyphering machine out. And they are about things that are serious--love for their chidlren, the suicide of one of their fans (Madeleine) . And they have their usual fananthem---Feels Like Home, which feels like a Beach Boys' song! Best thing about them now---they have VIPs where you DO get to meeet them, hug them, have a picture. AND you can now after party with them until 2 am. Me and my friend made a Howie sandwich and grinded for a bit, then moved on to Kevin. I could never have DREAMED of that one when I was 12!!! lol

    1. Yes, their new album is fantastic! It had to grow on me at first but I'm loving it!

  9. Hey Rissa :) I am following you now that I figured out how to use the follow feature. LOL. I love this post! Backstreet's Back Alright!

    1. Thanks Brittany! You should add the follow gadget to your blog so I can follow you back =) BSB fo liiife! =)

  10. #1 this entry was hilarious. seriously...all the bsb solutions yes!
    #2 I AM SO FREAKING JEALOUS...but i think we already covered that pre-email haahah.
    :) sounds like you had so much fun!



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