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2008-08-29 03:00:36

By Rick Fulton THEY may not be very new any more and are three decades from being children but New Kids On The Block are back and causing quite a stir. Sinking their own cash into the comeback is already paying dividends for the group, who, back in the Eighties, kick-started the rise of boybands began by The Monkees in the Sixties and reaching a peak in the Nineties with Take That, Boyzone, BackstreetBoys and *NSYNC. Two weeks after announcing their first US arena tour in nearly 15...

2008-08-12 00:00:29

The U.S. pop group New Kids on the Block is to release its first new album in nearly 15 years next month, Interscope Records said Monday. "The Block" is set to drop Sept. 2, the label said. Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood, and Jordan and Jonathan Knight -- the original five members of the 1990s phenomenon NKOTB -- recently reunited to record the new album and are planning to go on tour to support it. The CD will feature the group's latest hit single, "Summertime," as well as...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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