the Buzz for September 7th, 2010


Westlife — “When You’re Looking Like That”
(from Unbreakable: The Greatest Hits, Vol. 1) — When

An instant sensation across the pond, Daddy Clive tried his damnedest to make these guys stateside stars, and even shepherded their debut single “Swear It Again” to the top of the charts at the turn of the century. But America had other plans, because by then, we had become weary of our own boy bands, and we weren’t about to throw our arms around a group of Bri’ish teenyboppers that we didn’t grow ourselves. Too bad, that, because these guys were (and remain) ferociously talented, and not by half did the Backstreet Boys ever have material this great.