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The Block As if desperate to shed the boy bandThe BlockPop As if desperate to shed the boy band2008-08-29
New Kids on the Block

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The Block

Genre: Pop

As if desperate to shed the boy band stigma and prove they’re now men, New Kid’s on the Block’s new collection of committee-crafted tracks The Block bears no distinguishing marks aside from a compulsion for sex, sex, sex with a lover whose name, apparently, is Girl. Breezy single ”Summertime” aside, it’s all vaguely icky: ”Grown Man” features the Pussycat Dolls chirping ”Do you like my body?/Do you think that I’m a hottie?” while ”Lights, Camera, Action” vapidly celebrates videotaped nookie. C-
DOWNLOAD THIS: Watch the video for ''Summertime'' on YouTube