This Cover Of “I Want It That Way” Would Make The Backstreet Boys Blush

Charli XCX’s version of the boy band classic is pure sex.

1. The BSB classic is pretty untouchable, but British singer-songwriter Charli XCX puts her own delicious, slinky spin on the song, and it works.

She performed her rendition live for the first time yesterday at the record store Borderline Music in Chicago, showing off her deft skills in arrangement and proving once and for all that “I Want It That Way” is a song that comes from the heart.

(It was also my first slow dance in the 7th grade. Hi, Eugene!)


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