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Music

Music Review

Backstreet Boys all grown up, almost

Give the crop of ’90s-era boy bands some credit, they know they can’t last forever in their original form.

Monday night at the Bank of America Pavilion Backstreet Boys — now back to full force fox five power with the return of Kevin Richardson — performed with an enthusiasm that was too joyous to be disingenuous, making it clear that after 20 years they remain happy together.

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