There are presented New Kids on The Block studio albums. Many of these songs you can hear at a concert of New Kids on The Block tour.
New Kids on the Block (1986)
New Kids on the Block is the debut album by the American boy band New Kids on the Block. It was released in the spring of 1986, in a Bubblegum pop style, a mix of The Osmonds and the R & B New Editions band. As a result, the album went unnoticed commercially. In August of 1989, during the success of his second album, Hangin ‘Tough, Columbia Records released the track of the first album “Did not I (Blow Your Mind)” as a single, in an attempt to bring this album to the attention of the growing fan base of the group. The stratagem worked, and the sale of the album skyrocketed. Subsequently, New Kids on the Block, The Block album, best sold in the history boy band with approximately 45 million dollars and which won a gold disc for the RIAA 3x, reaching the # 2 spot in the US. Billboard 200.
Hangin’ Tough (1988)
Hangin ‘Tough is the second studio album by American boy band New Kids on the Block, released in 1988 by Columbia Records.
With more than 14 million copies sold worldwide, it became the group’s best-selling album, was certified with diamond in Canada and sold more than 8 million copies in the United States alone, receiving eight RIAA platinum certificates. The album reached # 1 on the Billboard 200, and all the singles reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. The music video “Hangin ‘Tough” was nominated for a Grammy for Best Music Video in 1990.
Merry, Merry Christmas (1989)
Merry, Merry Christmas is a Christmas album released in 1989 by New Kids on the Block. Some of the songs in the album are covert versions of traditional Christmas songs and part of the band’s own songs for the album.
The song “This One’s for the Children” was also released as a single in the same year with the album. The song tells about the children of the world and is speaking especially for those who have problems. The whole album is also dedicated to all children in the world. The album’s final song “This One’s for the Children (Reprise)” is a repetition of the above-mentioned song, accompanied by an audience applause recorded at the Radisson Hotel, Allentown. The chorus that is heard in the chorus is the Baptist Chorus.
Step by Step (1990)
Step by Step is the name of the third studio album, and the fourth in total of the American band New Kids on the Block (NKOTB). Produced by Maurice Starr and co-produced by Michael Jonzun, it was released at the beginning of June 1990, with the record label of Columbia Records, and released in the format of Cassette on June 19. It went on sale until the 23rd. The song “Call It What You Want” was included in the list of songs on the album The Hits Album, released in August 1991 in the United Kingdom. a compilation album by Sony Music and BMG.
The album was No. 1 on the Billboard 200 of the United States, UK Albums Chart of the United Kingdom, RPM of Canada, Media Control Charts of Germany and RIANZ of New Zealand. The album has four singles, including one of his greatest hits “Step By Step” which was No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, 6 “Valentine Girl” which was No. 18 on Oricon of Japan, “Tonight »Which was No. 3 on UK Singles Chart10 and« Let’s Try It Again »which was No. 10 on Canada’s RPM.11 Late June 1990 Step by Step had ousted MC Hammer’s album Please Hammer, Do not Hurt ‘Em number one on Billboard 200, but this would only last a week when the same album takes away number one again, staying there for 18 more weeks.
Bil Carpenter of Allmusic gave a rating of 3 out of 5 and commented that “in an attempt by some sense, the group wrote some cuts in Step by Step, a more serious album, harder than it sounds. Although the song was number one for three weeks and the follow-up, “Tonight,” was Top Ten, they could not repeat the success of Hangin ‘Tough. “Arion Berger of Rolling Stone gave 2 stars out of 5 and said:” Step by Step he sports a feistier version of children, even when he sticks in large part to his established musical formula and entirely to his chosen image. ”
The band made a tour between 1990 and 1991 called “The Magic Summer Tour” promoting the album. It was sponsored by Coca-Cola and linked to “Magic Summer ’90” campaign that included the infamous MagiCan, covering a hundred cities in North America and Europe, the tour lasted from April 1990 to September 15, 1991.
Face the Music (1994)
Face the Music is the fourth studio album of the US band New Kids on the Block, released in 1994.
In 1993, after the group spent about two years out of the scenes, the members start recording this fourth studio album (the sixth in absolute). Given the age and the already mature image (the members of the group have in the years between 25 and 21 years), they decide to change their own momentarily name in NKOTB. Meanwhile, the band has closed the relationship with the historic producer and mentor Maurice Starr, but not the one with the label Columbia Records. The album is the last of the group before the momentary breakup: the return will be in 2008 with The Block.
The singles extracted from the disk were three. If You Go Away, Dirty Dawg and Never Let You Go
The Block (2008)
The Block is the fifth studio album of the New Kids on the Block, the first after fourteen years that marks the reunion of the band, since the days of Face the Music, published in 1994. It was published by Interscope Records on September 2, 2008 in United and Canada and accompanied by a Deluxe edition that includes four bonus tracks. The album sold 100,000 copies in the first week since its publication, debuting at the top of the U.S. Top Pop Albums and number 2 in the U.S. Billboard 200.
The album was preceded by the singles Summertime, released May 13, 2008, and Single, a duet with Ne-Yo, released on August 12, 2008. The release of The Block was promoted by the tour New Kids on the Block: Live , undertaken in 2008.
10 is the sixth studio album of the US musical group New Kids on the Block, published in 2013.
The album was released independently by the band through the label The Block. The previous album, called The Block and released in 2008, had marked the group’s return after many years. This is the tenth album ever for the group considering the collections and for this reason it is called 10.
The record reached the sixth position of the Billboard 200 ranking.