1. The Backstreet Boys are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year by releasing their eighth album, In A World Like This.
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2. That’s right friends, Backstreet’s back alright.
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3. The music video for “In A World Like This,” which premiered last Friday, features the boys standing in a field.
4. Or rather, they groove and sway in a field.
6. The video features couples watching important moments in history on their television sets. From the historic moon landing…
8. This footage is interspersed with shots of the boys crooning in a field.
9. In the last minute of the video, the news that DOMA and Prop 8 have been overturned flashes across the television screen.
10. As the camera pans, you see a lesbian couple watching and holding hands.
11. Band member A.J. McLeans told Good Morning America:
The concept of the video is based on the song, which tells a story of how love conquers all and ‘in a world like this’ that we live in, with all the craziness and negative energy that can go around, with real love you can overcome anything.