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|1. Larger Than Life|
|2. I Want It That Way|
|3. Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely|
|4. It's Gotta Be You|
|5. I Need You Tonight|
|6. Don't Want You Back|
|7. Don't Wanna Lose You Now|
|8. The One|
|9. Back To Your Heart|
|10. Spanish Eyes|
|11. No One Else Comes Close|
|12. The Perfect Fan|
For their hard-core under-18 fans, of course, the Backstreet Boys are all that, and a bag of chips and free soda to boot. Millennium, the follow-up to the quintet's umpteen-million-selling debut, offers more reasons why so many of the rest of us have found a place for them in our hearts. The Boys' ultrapackaged look and up-to-date production underscore the quality of their best tracks; only a churl could deny that "I Want It That Way" is one fine radio-aimed declaration of love, or that "Larger Than Life" makes the most of its Daft Punk sample and double-edged acknowledgment of Backstreet followers' loyalty. And who can resist an album-closer like "The Perfect Fan," Brian Littrell's ode to his mom? --Rickey Wright
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Larger Than Life--AWESOME!!!! LOVE THIS ONE, Brian your songs ROCK!!! 10+
I Want It That Way--Even better than Larger Than Life!! THIS ROCKS!!!!!! 10++
Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely--Sad but beautiful song, a new kind of sound. 8 1/2
It's Gotta Be You--Nice, bouncy. NICE DANCE SONG!!! 10
I Need You Tonight--Nick brings a new pop sound in his solo. Pop is always SO clean, but this brings out much more emotion. 10+
Don't Want You Back--Good song. Really like it but not as good as Larger Than Life. 9 1/2
Don't Wanna Lose You Now--A bit too soft for me, but it's alright. 8
The One--Brian, your writing is legendary. Beautiful song. Combines rock with pop. 10
Back To Your Heart--One of THE BEST SONGS ON THIS ALBUM WHICH IS SAYING A LOT!!!!!!!!!!!! Kevin you also writes great music. Guess it's passed on to cousins! 10++++++
Spanish Eyes--Neat, beautiful sound, but should not be in minor. 9
No One Else Comes Close-- See Don't Wanna Lose You Now. 8
The Perfect Fan--A perfect final touch. My friends and I plan to sing this to my mom on Mother's Day. Brian, AWESOME!!!!!!!
Overall: You will LOVE THIS. Even if you love hard music.
Well that was my review of some of the songs I like/dislike, as you see this album is really good and I must tell you that I mainly like their ballads on here that their fast songs! The reason why I gave this CD 4 stars is because of those 2 songs I don't like. But otherwise, this album is great! I reccomend you buy this CD even if you are or aren't a fan of the Backstreet boys or Pop music! You will love this record! Nice going BSB! :)
Let me start off by stating that if you have never owned a Backstreet Boys CD, and you are currently planning to, I highly suggest purchasing this one. Being a fan of these five men, I have discovered that their self-titled pales in comparison to Millennium, and their latest lp, Black & Blue, is almost a derivative of the former. The track list is riddled with sappy ballads and a taste of quick-paced rock/pop, yet many of these songs are timeless and can be easy reminders of late 90's music at its finest. Take "I Want It That Way" and "Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely," for example, and you've found yourself classics that are extremely difficult for true blue pop music fanatics to resist. Nonetheless, there are cheesy remnants set aloof here, such as "Spanish Eyes" and "The Perfect Fan," which can nausiate even the most romantic of beings. Overall, this album is a must if you are wise enough to work past the fact that the singers do not compose most of the songs, and if you gravitate towards harmonic, melodic, love ballads.
The Answer To Our Life
Take the Pain Away
Ain't That Cute -also with Brian Littrell
Shining Star (Also with Howie Dorough)
Our Love Will Always Remain (performed by the Dave Harris Project)
Can't Stop Thinking Of You
If You Knew What I Knew
Yes I Will
The Perfect Fan
Larger Than Life
That's What She Said
Where Do We Go From Here?
How Did I Ever
I Like It
Treat Me Right
Every Minute Every Hour
What Makes You Different (Makes You Beautiful)
How Did I Fall In Love With You
Shining Star (also with Nick Carter)
At The Speed Of Love
Kevin's Solo (the concert piano solo)
Back To Your Heart
By My Side (also with Nick Carter)
That's 29 songs! You can't say they don't write their own songs, because they do, and they also happen to be the best songs they do too.
Millennium is my favorite BSB album because I feel it is reflects exactly who the BSB are. If you don't like BSB, then deal. You don't have to, but if you refuse to listen to them cuz they're a 'boyband' then it's your loss, not mine, or the BSB.
Here's my opinion on each of the songs:
Larger Than Life - Great song. Nothing about love(YAY!!), it's an ode to the fans, instead. It has an upbeat tempo, and actual guitar work, which includes a short solo in the middle. An awesome song to dance to, and my personal favorite on this CD.
I Want It That Way - This song has one of the most catchy choruses ever. It's one of those songs, where you hear it on the radio, or inside a store, or wherever, and can't help but sing along. To me, the chorus is definitely the highlight of this song. The song starts out slow, then it picks up and breaks out in the chorus. Everything comes together then.
Show Me The Meaning of Being Lonely - My second favorite on the CD...great song lyrically, has quite a few transitions, and does not leave you with a dull moment. A very well written song and beautifully sung. This song almost sounds out of this world, for the voices, words, and melodies take you everywhere.
It's Gotta Be You - Very cheesy indeed, but catchy. Musically, this song is not half bad...fast paced, good song to dance high energy to, well mixed beats, and fun. Lyrically, it's incredibly cheesy, but the music makes up for it. Not too bad.
I Need You Tonight - This song bores me.Read more ›
Most recent customer reviews
Millenium is one of my favorite Backstreet Boys albums. The song, I WANT IT THAT WAY is an amazing song and one of the best songs from the Backstreet Boys. Read morePublished on Oct. 13 2006 by Jason Hutton
honestly it's not fair to criticize someone else's music when you actually didn't try listening to it. Read morePublished on Dec 27 2004 by dorothy
BSB is back with their third album (second in the U.S.) which is an excellent album. Here's a track by track review of it:
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As a die hard BSB fan, I highly recommend this album to anyone who wants a combination of fun and sweet songs ("The Perfect Fan"). Read morePublished on July 14 2004 by stacey steele
i love it! with "i want it that way" as the 2nd track... it just so perfectPublished on July 2 2004
Back in the 60s when boy bands actually played instruments, wrote songs, and resisted the urge to dance like fruitcakes, it wasn't really an insult to be labelled a "Boy... Read morePublished on June 27 2004 by Jose
For all you non-believers out there who dislike The Backstreet Boys for no apparant reason. Have you ever gone and seen them live in concert? I didn't think so. Read morePublished on May 25 2004
Contrary to garfunga's review, this is an excellent cd, worth five stars. Oner dozen great tracks! Highly recommended.Published on May 15 2004 by afl