DNA (Backstreet Boys album)

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DNA
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Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 25, 2019 (2019-01-25)
Label
Producer
Backstreet Boys chronology
In a World Like This
(2013)
DNA
(2019)
Singles from DNA
  1. "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"
    Released: May 17, 2018
  2. "Chances"
    Released: November 9, 2018

DNA is the upcoming ninth studio album (eighth in the U.S.) by the Backstreet Boys, set to be released on January 25, 2019, through RCA Records.[1] The album will feature tracks written by Lauv, Andy Grammer, and Stuart Crichton.[2] It was preceded by the singles "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" and "Chances", and will be supported by a world tour, the band's most expansive in 18 years, beginning on May 11, 2019, in Lisbon, Portugal,[1] before visiting North America in July 2019.[3] The album is their first on Sony Music Entertainment since In a World Like This (2013) which was released independently through BMG.[4]

Background and promotion[edit]

A press release stated that the group "analyzed their individual DNA profiles to see what crucial element each member represents in the group's DNA".[3] Kevin Richardson said of the album: "We were able to bring all of our influences and styles into one coherent piece of work. These songs are a great representation of who we are as individuals and who we are as a group. It's our DNA. We're really proud of that."[1]

The group announced the name of the album and its release date on November 9, 2018. The same day, they also released the single "Chances" and announced the DNA World Tour in support of the album, set to begin in May 2019.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Don't Go Breaking My Heart"
  • Crichton
  • Hartman
3:35
7."Chances"
2:52

Notes

  • ^a signifies a vocal producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Johnson, Zach (November 9, 2018). "Backstreet Boys Announce New DNA Album and World Tour in 2019". E! Online. Retrieved November 11, 2018.
  2. ^ Kelly, Aoife (November 9, 2018). "Backstreet Boys announce 3Arena date on world tour and new album DNA". Independent.ie. Retrieved November 11, 2018.
  3. ^ a b Kreps, Daniel (November 9, 2018). "Backstreet Boys Announce Biggest Arena Tour in 18 Years". Rolling Stone. Retrieved November 11, 2018.
  4. ^ "Backstreet Boys Release Brand New Single & Video For "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"". RCA Records. Sony Music Entertainment. 17 May 2018. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  5. ^ Bajgrowicz, Brooke (November 9, 2018). "Backstreet Boys Announce Massive 70-Date World Arena Tour: See the Dates". Billboard. Retrieved November 12, 2018.