The Backstreet Boys celebrate 20 years since Millennium with a new acoustic version of “I Want It That Way.”

If you can believe it, it’s been 20 years since the Backstreet Boys released the album Millennium while at the height of their fame. One of the most popular songs from that album was the popballad, “I Want It That Way.” To celebrate the anniversary, the band released a new acoustic version and the result is a 90s fan-girl’s dream!

Backstreet Boys Celebrate 20 Years with Acoustic 'I Want it That Way'

Here is the message that AJ McLean, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, Kevin Richardson and Howie Dorough left their fans alone with the new release:

In 2019 we not only celebrate 26 years together as a group but also 20 years of the Millennium album! Can you believe it?! What a journey it’s been! From our visits to MTV’s TRL studio in the heart of Times Square to selling out worldwide tours in minutes to meeting so many of you and sharing countless memories, it’s been a crazy ride and we want it that way. Each and every one of you have been the perfect fan and have made us feel larger than life. Believe us when we say, no one else comes close to having as amazing fans as we do! It’s gotta be you guys🖤 We would never be able to say enough ‘thank yous’ but wanted to share a little something to show how grateful we are.

Backstreet Boys Celebrate 20 Years with Acoustic 'I Want it That Way'

The Backstreet Boys have been through a lot over the years and their refined ode to the original pop-classic below is evidence of their growth. Listen to the powerful, acoustic version of “I Want It That Way:”