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Day 233: Show me the meaning of being lonely

"Show me the meaning of being lonely.... ". Every time this song played, I used to just stop to listen and tried learning the lyrics (I think I was in probably in 8th or 9th grade). I did not understand the lyrics much (for the accent then) but this is probably one of the earliest english albums that made me pay more attention to this genre of music. Having grown up in India, I was exposed to classical, regional, folk, and film music. With so much to listen to, English music was never a priority. So, I find this one very special, as I started paying little bit of attention to English music. Backstreet boys were a rage in the late 90's when they actually formed the band. Show me the meaning was the band's popular number from their album Millennium, a R&B pop. It is a sad song but the rendition of this group was brilliant and I love the lyrics (Max Martin and Herbie Crichlow), even though it is not exceptional, it is passable as a good one. The song also won the Grammy nomination.

Just for refreshing your memory, do watch it here:



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