Backstreet Boys - DNA
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2019 Ratings: #81 / 83
User Score
Based on 31 ratings
2019 Ratings: #94
January 25, 2019 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
AllMusic

With DNA, a revitalized Backstreet Boys exude an assured confidence, taking enough steps forward to continue their pop maturation without ignoring the hooks and harmonies that carried them all this way.

60
The Guardian
This, the band suggests, is what is in Backstreet’s new DNA: well-manicured music that cannily plunders contemporary chart sounds and plonks a pitch-perfect harmony on them. Are they original? Not any more, but world domination awaits anyway.
40
The Independent

Mostly this [is] standard boyband fare, reheated, and topped with modern pop sprinkles. It just feels so unnecessary.

TheBravesDH
NR
Tell me why

You're here in twenty-nineteen

Tell me why

Your fans are nowhere to be seen

Tell me why

I never thought I'd hear you say

"We've got an album titled DNA"
81
'DNA' is a solid pop album and a surprisingly nice comeback for the Backstreet Boys. Of course one wouldn't expect a new Backstreet Boys album in 2019 to be anything more than trend chasing to restore a former glory no one particularly wants, but that's not present here. Is it a spectacularly crafted pop album? Of course not. Does it relish a bit in its nostalgia factor? Perhaps a bit, but neither of these statements take away from the facts. The hooks are strong, the melodies are earworms, the ... read more
ChrisMan
50
This is a pretty standard album for a Boy band. Not really anything stood out to me when listening to this album. Overall it's just generic. If you're into boy bands or the Backstreet Boys other albums then you might enjoy this.

Best song: Don't Go Breaking My Heart
Worst song: Just Like You Like It
10
why? why would anyone ask for this?
NR
First of all, as long as there is BSB music, i will keep coming back.
Again they proved that music is in their DNA.
But, to be honest with you,I liked IN A WORLD LIKE THIS, THis is US more. Cause They don't have Straight through my heart or permanent stein level songs anymore.

The song i liked the most was 'Chances' cause this type isn't BSB style. In recent days with all those lousy excuse for musics one song really made my heart tremble when i first listened to WHAT ARE THE CHANCES. ... read more
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Track List

  1. Don't Go Breaking My Heart
  2. Nobody Else
  3. Breathe
  4. New Love
  5. Passionate
  6. Is It Just Me
  7. Chances
  8. No Place
  9. Chateau
  10. The Way It Was
  11. Just Like You Like It
  12. Ok
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