What do you get when you mix Backstreet Boys, Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, a pop music mega hit, and more than a dozen children's instruments?
The following clip "Tonight Show" proves that the answer is a twist of 90s nostalgia that you never knew you needed.
On Thursday night, the grown-up boy band played "I Want It That Way", a style their fans have never heard before – with miniature maracas, tiny tambourines, two kazoos, a melodica and more.
But despite all the differences – and the additional band members – the whole gang, including A.J. McLean, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell channel some of the original vibes with their perfect harmony. The fact that they wore the same iconic white clothes that they wore in the video in 1999 only rounded off the flashback feeling.
Of course, this is not the first time in recent weeks that the classic Backstreet song has made headlines.
On June 1, Chrissy Teigen made a fiery question on the lyrics that fans have been scratching on their heads since their release on Twitter.
"I never want to hear you say," I want it that way because I want it that way "#," Teigen quoted the track before asking, "He does not want to hear it because he's the one who wants it this way? He wants to be the one who says it? And what is it?
The best part? You actually – finally! – answered.