Backstreet Boys reuniting for new album

Jul 19, 2012, 07:58 IST | ANI

Backstreet Boys have announced that they have reunited and are currently working on a new album and a live show

The ‘Quit Playing Games With My Heart’ quintet announced on ‘Good Morning America’ that they’re at work on a new album, their first with all five original members since 2005.

Backstreet Boys. Pic/Santa Banta

According to E! Online, they will also be appearing live as part of GMA’s free ‘Summer Concert Series’ in Central Park. The lineup includes Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, Howie Dorough, A.J. McLean and Kevin Richardson, who recently rejoined the group three months ago after quitting in 2006.

An album will be released in spring 2013, to coincide with the boy band’s 20th anniversary next April. They are recording in London with producer Martin Terefe, who’s worked on cuts by of Mary J. Blige, Train and Jason Mraz.  The band’s also getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Entertainment Weekly revealed.

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