Finally, screaming to a chorus of thousands of fans, the Backstreet Boys have returned to their stronghold in Quebec. The Boy band The most popular and enduring in the music industry was the home stretch of the North American tour, which gave him a bit of a break this summer. His concert tonight at the Videotron Center will be his eighth in the capital. An account of the three stages of his career in Quebec from his beginnings.
1990s: Boom Years
Back in the mid-1990s, when the United States was still deaf, Quebecers fell in love with these five Florida boys with devastating looks.
In Quebec, the Coliseum was attacked. Backstreet Boys would play to sold-out houses five times over a 15-month period from September 30, 1996 to January 7, 1998, to the cries of thousands of teenage girls. Unheard of in Quebec.
Driven by success stop playing (with my heart), Everybody (Backstreets Pack), until you love me And I want thatThe popularity of AJ, Howie, Nick, Kevin and Bryan reached unique proportions.
During their visit in March 1997, Newspaper Releases a special 16-page booklet in which you can learn all about the five idols, including their astrological details. “Total ecstasy”, the title NewspaperFollowing the concert on December 29, 1997. 12,500 fanatics were “transported into a paradise of magic and wonder”.
Decade 2000: Tank
After joy, peace. In the first years of the new millennium, the group took a two-year hiatus, with Kevin Richardson leaving the group in 2006 (he would return in 2012) and the albums released during this period, although successful, felt a certain suffocation. public
The Backstreet Boys are in a tank. In Quebec City, where they hadn’t played in ten years, on November 4, 2008, when they returned to the more intimate Pavillon de la Jeunes, in the shadow of the Coliseum, they managed to draw a loud but only crowd of 2,700. Put on the best show of their lives, judge Newspaper.
2010 Decade: Restructuring
Again, the Backstreet Boys took a break of nearly ten years before returning to the capital, but reunited in the Plains of Abraham as part of 50.e The anniversary of the summer festival was a success on all levels.
In front of a monster crowd that the group described as the biggest since the beginning of their career, they played all their hits and recreated their most famous dances.
In less than two hours, the five stars have won back the hearts of Quebecers. It is even said that the press cannot help dancing and singing in the tent.
♦ The team will also be at the Bell Center on Saturday.
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