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Backstreet Boys: Earl's Court, London **

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 21 June 1999

IT'S A DEPRESSING thought, but the Backstreet Boys have a strong claim to being the most popular group in the world right now. Although no one over the age of consent admits to owning it, the Florida boy-band's Millennium album has sold a record-breaking 2m copies in just three weeks in the US. And this coming from a faceless agglomeration of tattoos and sportswear.

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