INTERVIEW: Meet Danny Wood (New Kids On The Block)
Everyone remembers the tunes "Step by step" or "Let's try it again!" New Kids on the Block will soon start on a European tour and come to Olympia on May 11th. Despite a very busy time, Danny Wood has agreed to answer our questions.
JustMusic.fr: You will soon start a European tour how do you feel?
Danny Wood (NKOTB): We are very excited to go back on tour across Europe and regain the public.
JustMusic.fr: You will be at the Olympia on May 11th, do you remember your last concert in Paris February 4, 2009 at the Zenith?
Danny Wood (NKOTB): We are very happy to return to Paris and the Zenith concert was great. I still remember especially that Jordan had lost his passport as often (smile) and he had to take the train to come.
JustMusic.fr: There are more boy band, is that some make you think about your debut?
Danny Wood (NKOTB): In America I know "One Direction", "The Wanted" or the "Big Time Rush". They are different groups of our generation dancing and singing, we were "entertainers".
JustMusic.fr: What do you think 1D example?
Danny Wood (NKOTB): I do not know much about their music, but we met in London and they are nice guys. In terms of their songs, it will ask my daughter (smile).
JustMusic.fr: The Backstreet Boys will also make their return to France and will occur at the Zenith March 18, 2014.You who have worked with them for the "NKOTBSB," how it happened between your two groups?
Danny Wood (NKOTB): It was an amazing experience and we were very happy to meet all together. We toured the United States and Australia in particular, lived extraordinary moments! They are great guys and we were delighted to see our respective fans on our concerts. We hope we can work together again in the future and go back on tour together.
JustMusic.fr: After all these years of career what is the thing you're most proud of?
Danny Wood (NKOTB): The thing I'm most proud of is being able to take my girls on tour and they have to show my work, what I like to do most in the world (smile).
JustMusic.fr: The French love you but why do not I found your last album "10" with us?
Danny Wood (NKOTB): The record industry is becoming more difficult and it is true that for the time we did a lot of TV shows and concerts in the United States. It is a challenge to successfully sell records today and we hope we can showcase our album in many countries as possible. Even if you do not find in stores now, with new technology, you can find it on the net, on iTunes for example.
JustMusic.fr: Do you think the next album already?
Danny Wood (NKOTB): We released "The Block" in 2008 and "10" last year so we will have to wait two years before leaving the next.
JustMusic.fr: Do you remember your first visit to Paris?
Danny Wood (NKOTB): I think Paris is one of the most beautiful city in the world! The first time we came we were overwhelmed by the splendor of the city. Unfortunately we did not have enough time to visit, but since it was well caught (smile).
JustMusic.fr: What do you think your French fans?
Danny Wood (NKOTB): They are amazing and they have such a passion for us is great! It is for them that we decided to return to Paris as we like.
JustMusic.fr: Of all your songs which one do you prefer?
Danny Wood (NKOTB): I would say "Step by step" because I still think it's an excellent title. It was # 1 with this song and our best memories are attached to this piece.
JustMusic.fr: Before you do you have a little message for your French fans?
Danny Wood (NKOTB): We are eager to return and see it is hoped that many will be waiting for you. We will give them a real show and we can not really expect more (laughs)! Thank you to them for always being there and for your support.Take good care of yourself.