If you hear a faint noise from a woman between the ages of 20 and 40 today — and for God’s sake, don’t ask for her age to clarify — it’s probably their old inner-TRL-era/pre-tween screaming in delight at today’s announcement of the New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men summer tour.
Announced this morning on The View, “The Package” hits 28 cities, beginning May 31st, while simultaneously giving men across America an easy Valentine’s Day present for their significant other.
The news of this tour isn’t exactly a big surprise — these tours absolutely CRUSH it and I’m sure the non-Lachey bros of 98 Degrees need some scrilla — but the press release does have this gem of a quote from that other Wahlberg.
“Ladies, we’re coming for you,” said NKOTB member Donnie Wahlberg. “This is going to be the craziest year yet-the single, the album, the tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men … We can’t wait to give fans ‘The Package!’”
“We can’t wait to give fans ‘The Package!'”?? Good God… That quote is real? Donnie Wahlberg just gave the tour a creepy vibe and made Bill Clinton look like a choir boy. Is Donnie poised for a big year? Being 43 and divorced is the musical equivelant of a contract year in sports, so I’m expecting Donnie to be super greasy and have a big year.