The Backstreet Boys sung songs that didn’t make much sense.
“I Want It That Way” was one of these songs.
Martin barely understood the lyrics.
But Craig Richardson, the Backstreet Boys guitarist, said Martin didn’t know English very well when he wrote the lyrics.
Whether or not the lyrics really meant what they said, there’s no way to know for sure.
The song’s lyrics were never meant to make any sense.
Tell Me by Backstreet Boys
Backstreet Boys’ ‘Tell Me Why’ is an anthem about love and heartbreak.
This 1999 track was written and produced by Max Martin.
It tells a story about a relationship strained by distance.
Its lyrics are relatable and catchy.
This song has become one of the band’s signature songs.
The video was filmed at the Los Angeles International Airport and premiered on MTV’s TRL on May 5, 1999.
The video featured a crowd of fans and was filmed in the hangars at the airport.
The song is the band’s most popular single to this day.
Explained lyrics by Backstreet Boys
The Backstreet Boys are a famous boy band formed in 1994.
The group is made up of Kevin Richardson, Nick Carter, AJ McLean, and Howie Dorough.
At one point they were considered the biggest boy group in the world, touring stadiums around the world and winning numerous awards.
The members are dads now and recently announced the release of a new album.
The Backstreet Boys’ song “I Want It That Way” has become one of their most popular hits.
The song reached number one in more than 25 countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Italy, and New Zealand.
It also peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for eight non-consecutive weeks.
The song also topped the Adult Top 40 chart.