The Backstreet Boys, Most successful boy band in history, they open the doors of their privacy to their fans with the documentary «Show 'Em What You're Made of"And, in an interview, they promise that as long as they continue to have that support they will stay together" 20 more years. " "Music is primarily what holds us together, as are the fans and each of us," said AJ McLean. "We have a passion for this, we love what we do and hopefully, as long as the fans love us and we continue to enjoy it, we will continue to be here for another 20 years," he added.
«Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made of»Premiered in US theaters on Friday and can also be found on video on demand (VOD) as well as on iTunes. The work, created on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the formation of the group, tries to explain what it is like to live in a "boy band" when the members are adults and have formed their own families. And they have done it openly, without wanting to cover up possible discussions, disagreements or delicate moments. "Everything you see in the documentary is real," said Nick Carter. "We let the cameras collect everything and see how we are without cuts," he added.
The documentary collects moments recorded during two years of coexistence with the band and delves into the extremes of fame, the consequences of the excessive wealth and the betrayals suffered by the members of the group, such as that of his mentor, Lou Pearlman, now behind bars accused of money laundering. In addition, they share with the viewer their perspective as adults of an overwhelming success that left marks for the rest of their lives.
«We have gone through different record companies and we have had several managers; a lot of people have been with us, but they have all left, "said Brian Littrell. «There are no more. Now we follow the five who started all this, we push in the same direction and we maintain the same vision of things.