Throwback Thursday: One Direction Covers BSB’s “I Want It That Way”

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Posted on 05/09/2013 at 5:06 PM

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When the biggest boy band in the world sings the greatest boy band song of all time (in this blogger’s H.O.), the world should explode, right?

Good news: It didn’t. One the heels of The Wanted’s ‘N Sync video shoutout, One Direction took on the Backstreet Boys’ classic “I Want It That Way” yesterday in Stockholm. You can barely hear any actual singing amidst the scream of Swedish Directioners, but give ‘er a listen anyway:


Some of those tight harmonies could use a bit of fine-tuning, but it was certainly a cute effort. Listen to the original and let us know below which way you want it…


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