Growing Up Is Hard to Do

No longer teenage boys, the New Kids on the Block change their name to NKOTB and do their best to sound their age

ADOLESCENCE IS THE PITS. YOU'RE not quite an adult and no longer a child; you don't seem to fit in with either camp. You have your own ideas now; you want to be taken seriously, but people keep patting you on the head and telling you to run along and play with the other boys. Not to mention that embarrassing way your voice keeps cracking when you get too emotional.

The New Kids on the Block were still teenagers when their 1986 debut album, New Kids on the Block, changed the face of prepubescent pop by putting a teen- idol spin...

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