80s New Kids on the Block NKOTB Boy Band t-shirt Extra Large
Chest 24.5 in.
Length 25.5 in.
Content: 50/50 Cotton/Polyester
Tag Brand: Royal First Class
This awesome double-sided shirt is for the iconic boy band New Kids on the Block, which consisted of brothers Jonathan and Jordan Knight. Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood, and Joey McIntyre. The group released their self-titled debut album in 1986 to little success. Their next release was a ballad titled "Please Don't Go Girl", and it looked like it was destined to be another flop until the song began airing on a pop radio station in Florida. Columbia Records had been considering dropping the band from their label, but when they saw the sudden positive response to the song, they instead focused their efforts towards promoting the single and the group's following album Hangin' Tough.
The group's popularity continued to grow after that. They landed a spot opening for the pop star Tiffany, and were slotted to open for her on a second tour, but by the time the tour rolled around NKOTB's popularity was so great that the slots were reversed and they were given the headlining spot. Some of their hit songs around this time included "Cover Girl", "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)", "I'll Be Loving You (Forever)", and "You Got It (The Right Stuff)". Their success continued into the late 80s and early 90s with releases like the holiday album Merry, Merry Christmas and the 1990 album Step by Step.
Fits like a modern unisex adult over-sized Extra Large