Download Throwback: I Want It That Way – Backstreet Boys - Juicebox

Throwback: I Want It That Way – Backstreet Boys

Please log in or register to do it.

“I Want It That Way” is a tune by American boy band the Backstreet Boys. It was delivered on April 12, 1999, as the lead single from their third studio collection, Millennium. It was written by Max Martin and Andreas Carlsson, while Martin and Kristian Lundin created it. The pop ditty discusses a relationship strained by issues of emotional or physical distance. 


Critically, the tune was met with positive reception, with numerous critics commending its catchiness, additionally calling it the pop melody of the year. The melody was nominated for three Grammy Grants, including Tune and Record of the Year, and has been included in lists by Blender, MTV, Rolling Stone and VH1. 


“I Want It That Way” is the Backstreet Boys’ signature tune, and commercially it arrived at the main spot in more than 25 countries,[2] including Austria, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. In the United States, the tune crested at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 graph for eight non-consecutive weeks, while it bested the Grown-up and Top 40 Mainstream diagrams. 

Related:  Burna boy - Anybody


The tune has been widely secured and parodied by a scope of artists, including other boy groups, for example, JLS and One Direction, while its music video, directed by Wayne Isham, received popular parodies, including Blink 182 on their music video for “All the Little Things”, Big Time Surge on their music video for “Like No one’s Near”, their music video for ‘Worldwide’, and The Wanted on their video for “Strolls Like Rihanna”. The original music video received four VMA nominations, winning Viewer’s Choice.

Throwback: Coldplay – Viva La Vida
Cynthia Morgan – Hustle
adholder Listen Now!