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Bacstreet Boys, Backstreet Boy, Backsteet Boys, Backsreet Boys

Quotes:

F***K YOU @backstreetboys SUCK MY D**K![br] [br] Reading "Celebrity Mean Tweets" on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Submitted by: Celeste
"So what's the preshow ritual?"? [walking past] "We sacrifice a duck!" "No we don't!" AJ and Howie about the preshow ritual.
Submitted by: Celeste
There are additional music quotes available.

Band Name Origins:

  • There used to be a place in Orlando (where the group is based) called 'The Backstreet Market'. At the time, (the mid-90's) it was a popular hangout for teens and so they used it and added 'Boys' because they said "no matter how old we get, we'll always be boys!" Submitted by: Heather
  • From the Backstreet Market in Orlando, some of the boys' original home. Submitted by: Shadow Phoenix

Stupid Band Names:

  • When I hear the term "backstreet", I think of back-alley abortions. Not the best thing to associate with a boy band. Submitted by: Mo
  • It sounds like a modernized Tom Sawyer book. Or rummies on a street curb. Submitted by: Vesta84
  • Personally I think it sounds way too much like "Buttstreak Boys." Submitted by: ~*^Girl^*~

Music Performer Nicknames:

Known informally as: BSbz. Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

Singers Who Act:

Notable Acting Credits
Comments & Submitter Name
"Arthur: It's Only Rock N Roll"They had a small role in Arthur which was really good. - Celeste

Vainity Songs:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Everybody (Backstreet's Back)"From their 1997 album Backstreet's Back. I really like the Backstreet Boys, but boy howdy, it's hard not to know that's they're back with this song. - Celeste

Former Career:

Name
New Career
Comments & Submitter Name
"Kevin Richardson""Character costume at Disney World."Kevin was Leonardo and Aladdin. - Celeste
"Brian Littrell""Server at Long John Silver's"Before the Backstreet Boys Brian was just another kid making hush puppies at the local Long John Silver's. - Celeste

Better Off Solo?:

Name
New Career
Comments & Submitter Name
"Brian Littrell""He has always had the best voice. He Can totally pull it off. The guys would be nothing without him." - Brianne
"Nick Carter""He spun off some hits from his 2002 album Now Or Never but I think he's a little better off with the Backstreet Boys than he is without them." - Celeste

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Mainstreet MenThey're grown up, and it keeps the alliteration.Archie C.
Bulls**t Boys'cuz they're a bulls**t band and it still works with the whole BSB thingTalula
Back Street GaysWell if you ask me, they act like five gay boysBrandy Rose
Backdoor BoysTo me they are a bunch of poofs...Ch3yn3

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Quit Playing Games (With My Club)""Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)"Ashley Michelle McGowan
"Quit Playing Games (With My Diamond)""Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)"Ashley Michelle McGowan
"Quit Playing Games (With My Spade)""Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)"Ashley Michelle McGowan
"Quit Playing Games (With My Pancreas)""Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)"Ashley Michelle McGowan
"Quit Playing Games (With My Spleen)""Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)"Ashley Michelle McGowan

There are additional new song names available.

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Larger Than Life,"Life doesn't have a size.Heather Brockwell
"Love Knows I Love You,"Love is an emotion and doesn't know anything.Yvette Bristle
"Quit Playing Games With My Heart,"Nice 51-card deck then!Jeffrey Hope

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Advice," Christina Grimmie"Get Another Boyfriend," Backstreet Boys
"Room Full Of Tears," The Drifters"Drowning," Backstreet Boys
"Don't Go Breaking My Heart," Elton John and Kiki Dee"I'll Never Break Your Heart," Backstreet Boys
"Rock And Roll Band," Boston"The Call," Backstreet Boys
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Quit Paying Games With My Heart" originally "Quit Playing Games With My Heart"
Serafina
"Iberia" originally "Siberia"
Max Maxter

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"All I Halve To Give" originally "All I Have To Give"
Pat Maheiny
"Shape Of My Hearth" originally "Shape Of My Heart"
Joe
"Show Men The Meaning Of Being Lonely" originally "Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely"
Dobbs

Change a Letter:

"The Wall" originally "The Call"
Too bad Pink Floyd took that name for a hit album.
Billy
"I Want It That Day" originally "I Want It That Way"
Serafina
"All I Hate To Give" originally "All I Have To Give"
Gigi
"As Long As You Move Me" originally "As Long As You Love Me"
Serafina
"Shake Of My Heart" originally "Shape Of My Heart"
Rob

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"I Still...""I'll Bill..."the_conqueror_of_parodies
"I'll Never Break Your Heart""Why Won't You Make a Spark?"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"I Want It That Way""Trump Wants It HIS Way"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"Shape of My Heart""Snape Was An Arse"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"I Want It That Way""I Lost My Damn Place"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"I Want It That Way""Google Play"Luis Matias
"Larger Than Life""(Whales Aren't As) Large As My Wife"Peter Andersson a.k.a K1chyd
"Larger Than Life""Torture my Wife"Ryan Bennett
"As Long As You Love Me""I'll Continue My Video Games"Erik "Taz" Mokracek
"I Want It That Way""Can't Have It That Way"Robert D. Arndt Jr.

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Product
Submittor
I Want It That WaySubwayRich
IncompleteCollectors' Items SellerMary
Larger Than LifeViagraMoMo-Chan
The Perfect FanAir Fan Manufacturersupernixi
I'll Never Break Your HeartHeart Surgery Commericaldeidre
There are additional commercials that haven't been done yet available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Don't Want You Back Suicide Prevention HotlineCeleste
Show Me the Meaning of Being LonelyLepers AnonymousSteph
Get Another BoyfriendDivorce HelplineSteph
Larger Than LifeViagra/Cialisbeen_a_son
DrowningU.S. Coast Guard (or Navy SEALs)Max Maxter
There are additional on hold music ideas available.

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Too Legit To Quit
   MC Hammer
Quit Playing Games With My Heart
   Backstreet Boys
Too Legit To Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
Jen
Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
   They Might Be Giants
Siberia
   Backstreet Boys
Istanbul's in Siberia
Someone needs to brush up on their geography.
Max Maxter
Over
   Lindsay Lohan
The Answer To Our Life
   Backstreet Boys
The Answer: Our Life Is Over
Dav Cole
NWO
   Ministry
Larger Than Life
   Backstreet Boys
NWO-Larger Than Life!
Now featuring a Smackdown being laid on someone's crippled a**, nWo style.
Damolisher
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Backstreet Boys Blue
Bad Boys Blue combined with Backstreet Boys
Submitted By: Johnny Nguyen
Laid Back Street Boys
Laid Back combined with Backstreet Boys
Submitted By: Candy Welty
Nickelbackstreet Boys
Nickelback combined with Backstreet Boys
Submitted By: Lauren
NKOTBSB
New Kids On The Block combined with Backstreet Boys
A real example in the early 2010s. In 2010, these two boybands collaborated onstage at the Radio City Music Hall in NY, as the New Kids were on a comeback tour. Later that year, they began working on a collaboration recording, and in 2011 they released a joint compilation album. The combined band even toured together from 2011-12. BSB member Howie Dorough came up with the combined name, which is a combo of the acronyms of the groups' respective names.
Submitted By: nally

There are additional Backstreet Boys Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Just Want You to Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish that I get bullied
Original Lyrics:
I wish that I could believe
"Don't Go Breaking My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Am I beer to open?
Original Lyrics:
Am I being too open?
"I Want It That Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tummy why
Original Lyrics:
Tell me why
"I Want It That Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me why
Ain't nothin' but a party
Tell me why
Ain't nothin' but an 'N Sync
Original Lyrics:
Tell me why
Ain't nothin' but a heartache
Tell me why
Ain't nothin' but a mistake
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Quit Playing Games with My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Impossible as in Macy's
Original Lyrics:
Impossible as it may seem

Story about this misheard lyric by: Deanna

When was little I thought they were saying Macy's like the department store. Maybe I thought that they were saying it's impossible to find something in Macy's lol

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Everybody (Backstreet's Back)"
Better Lyrics:
Jeremy Kyle (yeah, yeah)
Fills me with bile (yeah, yeah)
'Cos my son's dead
And Kyle started the fight
So I'll sue his ass tonight
Original Lyrics:
Everybody (yeah, yeah)
Rock your body(yeah, yeah)
Everybody
Rock your body right
Backstreet's Back alright
Submitted by: Sheogorath
"I Want It That Way"
Better Lyrics:
The Ukraine

SITREP, is dire
Russian, desire
Forget, the G-8
He wants it his way

Since they, were borders
Apart, troops moved from
The start, there to stay
‘Cause he wants it his way

Tell me why, Crimea is a mistake
Tell me why, that East Ukraine is at stake
Tell me why, US and Europe have no sway
"HE WANTS IT HIS WAY!!!"
Original Lyrics:
Yeah-Eh-Eh

You are, my fire
The one, desire
Believe, when I say
I want it that way

But we, are two worlds
Apart, can't reach to
Your heart, when you say
That I want it that way

Tell me why, ain't nothing but a heartache
Tell me why, ain't nothing but a mistake
Tell me why, I never wanna hear you say
"I want it that way"
Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"As Long As You Love Me"
Better Lyrics:
don't care, wait, holy crap
where you're from?
what you did?
as long as you leave me
stop please
singing now
don`t care what you think
as long as you leave me
Original Lyrics:
i don't care who you are
where you're from
what you did
as long as you love me >BR> who you are
where you're from
don't care what you did
as long as you love me
Submitted by: *Abby paranoic llama*
There are additional parody fragments available.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Shape Of My Heart"
The Funny Lyrics:
Hold me now, don't bother
Why They're Funny:
Hmm? That doesn't make much sense but it is good for a chuckle. :)
Submitted by: Celeste
"Larger Than Life"
The Funny Lyrics:
Wishing I can thank you in a different way
Why They're Funny:
Apparently Brian Littrell wrote this song as a thank-you to the fans. Is it just me or does this line sound rather and disturbingly sinister...?
Submitted by: Devil Jones
There are additional Funny lyrics available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"I want It That Way"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
I want it that way
Why They're Repetitive:
They say it eight times in the song
Submitted by: Daniel L
"As Long As You Love Me"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
as long as you love me
Why They're Repetitive:
all. they. say. is. 'as long as you love me'. it just goes on and on and on and goes on for 3 minutes.
Submitted by: skyee
There are additional repetitive lyrics available.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Shape Of My Heart"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Hold me now, don't bother
Why They're Nonsensical:
Seems to give mixed signals here. Do you or do you not want the person to hold you?
Submitted by: LadyCapricorn
"Incomplete"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
I'm awake,
but my world is half asleep.
Why They're Nonsensical:
Well, I do like the Backstreet Boys, but what exactly does this lyric mean?
Submitted by: Celeste
There are additional nonsensical lyrics available.

Insincere Song Lyrics:

"Everybody (Backstreet's Back)"
The Insincere Lyrics:
Am I original? (yeah yeah)
Am I the only one? (yeah yeah)
Am I sexual? (yeah yeah)
Why They're Insincere:
ok, first of all, the backstreet boys suck! And, this doesn't make any sense at all! Am I original? no. New Kids on the Block were the first boy band! Am I the only one? no. hellooo, ever heard of N'sync???? Am I sexual? no! Their fans are pre teens, and here they are saying they're sexual?! Thats just wrong.
Submitted by: Sabrina
"Get Another Boyfriend"
The Insincere Lyrics:
He's just another playa
Playing in the name of love.
Why They're Insincere:
I don't know guys? You seem to be playing just as hard as the girl in this song is.
Submitted by: Celeste
There are additional insincere lyrics available.

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Siberia"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
And my heart did time in Siberia
cause it's all so dark and mysterious
Why They're Misrhymed:
It's original, but it's amazing how you can manage to change pronunciation to make a rhyme kind of work
Submitted by: supernixi
"I Want It That Way"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Tell me why, ain't nothing but a heartache
Tell me why, ain't nothing but a mistake
Why They're Misrhymed:
The accent on 'mistake' is shifted to the first syllable, when it should be pronounced 'mis-take', not 'mis-take'. It may rhyme, but there's no ***flow*** to it! A very smooth song otherwise. Too bad they had to put it in the chorus, where it gets repeated over and over :P
Submitted by: mikey boy
There are additional misrhymed lyrics available.

Insulting Song Lyrics:

"Helpless When She Smiles"
The Insulting Lyrics:
I'm a house of cards in a hurricane
Why They're Insulting:
Oh yeah guys! That's really romantic to say that you're a house of cards in a hurricane.
Submitted by: Celeste
 

Inappropriate Song Lyrics:

"Poster Girl"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
Get in elevators, press emergency stop
And make love on the floor 'til the camera made us
Why They're Inappropriate:
Sounds like a Paris Hilton sex video.. starring Nick Carter. Not my cup of tea!
Submitted by: Chodes
"My Beautiful Woman"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
And so I put the top down,
driving you through downtown,
I guess we'll just what to do.
We've been looking to fool around.
It's too late to stop me.
I know you wanna get down.
Why They're Inappropriate:
What's a verse like this doing on a supposedly 'family' oriented album? It's so uncool to fool around on your wife/husband/boy/girlfriend.
Submitted by: Celeste
There are additional inappropriate lyrics available.

Dirty Song Lyrics:

"Don’t Want You Back "
The Dirty Lyrics:
You hit me faster than a shark attack And you were more than just a pretty face But how you fooled me, I am still amazed But I should have know that I would be another victim of your sexuality You started going out with so-called friends Baby, do not bother telling me your reasons why
Why They're Dirty:
First and foremost let me just say this song is basically about cheating. It all makes sense once you break done the lyrics and read them thoroughly. Make sense doesn’t it?? Anyway lets begin. The first four verses talk about. How one of the boys meets a girl and he had feelings for her. But if I’m correct she only used him for sexual things. Well you know what I mean... And then the girl starting hanging out with other guys. And when I mean hanging out I mean doing very questionable things. And at the end when she tries to give her many reasons why what she did. He’s not taking any of her bullshit and they ended the relationship. BTW, I did another one of these on this same page but I’m not saying which one I did HA!
Submitted by: My name doesn’t matter
"We've Got It Goin On"
The Dirty Lyrics:
Just can't hold it back no more. Creepin up and down now. It's time for me to let it go.
Why They're Dirty:
It's really horny but has a dry spell to it. Well anyways be my guest and go watch the video on YouTube.
Submitted by: McKenna
There are additional dirty lyrics available.

How to Pronounce a Band Name:

"BACK-street Boys
Exactly as it appears
Submitted by: Ashley

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"The One"
Opening Lines:
I'll be the one
Comments:
Submitted by: Alex
"Don't Want You Back"
Opening Lines:
Don't, don't want you back
Comments:
Probably one of the most famous songs opening with its title in the year 2000.
Submitted by: Alex
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Made Up Words in Songs:

"Shape of my Heart"
The Made Up Words:
tragical
Comments:
Sadness is beautiful/But loneliness is tragical
Submitted by: wand erection
 

Boasting in Song Lyrics:

"Larger Than Life"
The Boasting Lyrics:
All you people
can't you see can't you see?
How your love's affecting our reality
Everytime we're down you can make
it right and that makes you larger than life
Comments:
This is supposed to be a really big "thank you" to the fans. However this lyric makes you think that it's really about how being loved by billions of adoring female fans affects the guys more than they thought.
Submitted by: Celeste
 

Song Title Space Change:

"I WAN Tit That Way " originally "I Want It That Way "
WAN: (in computers): Wide Area Network
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics:

"Shape Of My Heart"
The Lyrics:
I'm here with my confession
Got nothing to hide no more
Why:
Well for starters that last line is a double negative.
Submitted by: Celeste
"I'll Never Break Your Heart"
The Lyrics:
As time goes by
You will get to know me
A little more better
Why:
A little MORE better...really?! That's like saying, "You are more prettier than the last girl I sang this song to!"
Submitted by: Gracie
There are additional Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics available.

Band Name Anagrams:

Track Boy's Beets Submitted by: Sarah
Tracks Boy's Beet Submitted by: Camilla Talking Bird
Tracks Toby's Bee Submitted by: Camilla Talking Bird
Stab Bryce Stoke Submitted by: Rachel
...whoever he is...
Bobcat Sty Reeks Submitted by: Lydia Helton

Song Title Anagrams:

"Witty Taiwan Hat" originally "I Want It That Way"
Submitted by: Dr. Funny
"The Shape Of Mary" originally "Shape Of My Heart"
Submitted by: Calop
"Shape Of The Mary" originally "Shape Of My Heart"
as in the Queen Mary, a retired ship?
Submitted by: Calop
"I, Kale Child" originally "Like A Child"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Each Ill Kid" originally "Like A Child"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Song Title Acrostics:

IT: "It's True"
Submitted by: Candy Welty

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Won't Daunt You Back" originally "Don't Want You Back"
Submitted by: Trevor Overt

Names as a Word Bank:

Cakes are at bay Submitted by: Jaz/Jarad
Get the cake!

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Tracks Beat Boys originally "Backstreet Boys"
Submitted by: Reese Witherspoonerism
Backbeat's Troys originally "Backstreet Boys"
Submitted by: Sir Ron Norris

What A Band is Best Known For (aside from their music):

"Backing Out Of Their Management Contracts"
The Backstreet Boys were taken under the tutalage of Louis Pearlman who was boy band swengali and the band's creator when they suddenly realized that they were making more money than they getting The Boys ended up suing Trans-Continental Entertainment to get out of their management deal with Pearlman. After a full year of legal wrangling they were let out of their management deal with Trans-Con and were free to sign on to Wright Entertainment Group to handle their money. The group alledged that Pearlman took more money than he was entitled to.
Submitted by: Celeste

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