You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids on the Block was released November 7, 1988, with a remix of the song as the B side. It was the second single from the group’s second album Hangin’ Tough, after the ballad Please Don’t Go Girl.
The song reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart. A Spanish version of the song, Autentica, peaked at No. 11 on the Spain Singles Chart.
In a 2014 interview with the Manchester Evening News, Donnie Wahlberg, who shares lead vocals on the song with Jordan Knight, gave his thoughts on the song: Continue reading
And I hope this message stays in your mind
‘Cause you almost lost a girl who is right on time
There’s one more thing that ya got to know
Just cool it down and stay in control
Cool It Now by New Edition was released August 27, 1984, with Cool It Now (Sing Along Version) as the B side. It was the first single from the group’s second album New Edition. Continue reading
Listen up everybody if you wanna take a chance.
Just get on the floor and do the New Kids’ dance.
Hangin’ Tough by New Kids on the Block was released on July 3, 1989, with Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind) as the B side. It was the fourth single from the group’s second album of the same name. The song featured Donnie Wahlberg on lead vocals. Continue reading