Backstreet Boys

Backstreet Boys self-titled debut album was released internationally on May 6, 1996 in various European and Asian countries. The album was later released in Canada in September 1996. It was never released in the U.S. 

The album has sold 10 million copies worldwide.  

1. We’ve Got It Goin’ On
2. Anywhere For You
3. Get Down (You’re the One For Me)
4. I’ll Never Break Your Heart
5. Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
6. Boys Will Be Boys
7. Just to be Close to You
8. I Wanna Be With You
9. Everytime I Close My Eyes
10. Darlin’
11. Let’s Have a Party
12. Roll With It
13. Nobody But You

14. Don’t Leave Me (European Bonus Track)
15. Give Me Your Heart (European/Japanese Bonus Track)
16. Lay Down Beside Me (European/Australian Bonus Track)
17. We’ve Got It Goin On (Marcus Radio Mix) (Dutch Bonus Track)
18. I Wanna Be With You (Amadin’s Club Mix) (Dutch Bonus Track)
19. Get Down (Dezign Radio Mix) (Asian Bonus Track)
20. Quit Playing Games (Acoustic Version) (Asian Bonus Track)
21. Non Puoi Lasciarmi Cosi (Quit Playing Games) (Italian Bonus Track) On a re-release.
22. Nunca Te Haré Llorar (I’ll Never Break Your Heart) (Spanish Bonus Track)
23. Donde Quieras Yo Iré (Anywhere For You) (Spanish Bonus Track)
24. I’ll Never Break Your Heart (Radio Edit) (Australian Bonus Track)
25. Album Medley (Australian Bonus Track)
26. We’ve Got It Goin’ On (Markus’ Deadly Vocal Hot Mix) (Australian Bonus Track)

Peak Chart Positions
Australia #6, Austria #1, Belgium #6 & #8 (two separate charts), Canada #1, Denmark #4, Europe #7, Finland #5, Germany #1, Hungary #1, Italy #10, Japan #54, Malaysia #1, Netherlands #7, New Zealand #15, Norway #19, Portugal #2, Scotland #23, Spain #2, Sweden #7, Switzerland #1, Taiwan #1 and UK #12.

Certifications
Argentina 3x Platinum 180,000+
Australia Platinum 70,000+
Austria 3x Platinum 150,000+
Belgium Platinum 50,000+
Brazil Platinum 250,000+
Canada Diamond 1,000,000+
Europe 3 Platinum 3,000,000+
Finland Gold 21,930+
France Gold 100,000+
Germany Platinum 500,000+
Hong Kong Platinum 20,000+
Mexico Gold 100,000+
Netherlands 2x Platinum 200,000+
Norway Platinum 40,000+
Poland Platinum 100,000+
Sweden Platinum 100,000+
Switzerland 3x Platinum 150,000+
United Kingdom Gold 100,000+

Singles
“We’ve Got It Goin’ On” – released September 5, 1995.
Europe – Austria #3, Belgium #6 & #5 (two charts), Eurochart Hot 100 #5, Finland #13 & 5 (two charts), Germany #4, Ireland #17, Netherlands #5, Sweden #14, Switzerland #3, UK #3.
Austalia #74, New Zealand #36

Music Video Views (YouTube/Vevo) 26,863,893

Certifications
Austria – Gold 25,000
Germany – Gold 250,000

“I’ll Never Break Your Heart” – released December 13, 1995
Europe – Austria #5, Belgium #4 & #8 (two charts), Netherlands #3, Eurochart Hot 100 #6, Germany #5, Ireland #19, Sweden #7, Switzerland #2, UK #42 & #8 (re-release).
Australia #10 New Zealand #11
Canada #47

Original music video not available on official YouTube/Vevo.

“Get Down (You’re the One For Me)” – released April 30, 1996
Europe – Austria #4, Belgium #5 (two charts), Netherlands #3, Eurochart Hot 100 #, Finland #18, France #15, Germany #5, Ireland #19, Latvia #1, Sweden #17, Switzerland, #7 and UK #14.
Australia #44, New Zealand #34
Canada #6 & #39 (two charts)

Music Video Views (YouTube/Vevo) 39,205,906

“Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)” – released October 29, 1996
Europe – Austria #1, Belgium #5 & #8 (two charts), Eurochart Hot 100 #1, Germany #1, Ireland 10, Netherlands #7, Sweden #15, Switzerland #1 and UK #2.
Australia #27, New Zealand #27
Canada #3 & #18 (two charts)

Music Video Views (YouTube/Vevo) 111,150,371

Certifications 
Australia – Gold 35,000
Austria – Gold 25,000
Germany – Platinum 500,000
Poland – Gold 10,000
United Kingdom – Silver 200,000

“Anywhere For You” – released February 24, 1997
Europe – Austria #7, Belguim #20 & #8 (two charts), Denmark (Danish) #3, Eurochart Hot 100 #13, Germany #3, Netherlands #7, Sweden #13, Switzerland #3, and UK #4.
Canada #6

Music Video Views (YouTube/Vevo) 12,837,060

Video views are constantly updated. Views listed is from June 5, 2021.

Did you know?

Most of the Backstreet Boys’ debut album was recorded at Full Sail University in Orlando, FL. They then flew out to Sweden to work with Denniz Pop and Max Martin in June 1995.

The first song they ever recorded with Denniz Pop and Max Martin was their first single “We’ve Got It Goin’ On”.

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