'Literal Chills': New York Subway Travellers Crooning To Backstreet Boys' 'I Want It That Way' Makes Netizens Nostalgic

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Weary New York Subway travellers recently experienced 90's nostalgia as they sing along to American hit-band Backstreet Boys' chart-topping song -I want it that way' as shared by civil rights attorney Joel Wertheimer

Written By Suchitra Karthikeyan | Mumbai | Updated On:

You are my fire, the one desire...

These words are enough to take a 90s kid to reminisce the American hit-band Backstreet Boys' chart-topping song -I want it that way'.

Such a heart-warming incident was experienced by the weary New York Subway travellers recently as shared by civil rights attorney Joel Wertheimer.
Narrating the incident, he writes:

“Had a really tough week and tonight I was the subway and some guy walks between train cars, shirtless, bumping a speaker. I wasn’t in the mood for Showtime particularly. But sometimes people and life surprise you and a little magic happens.”

The video shared by him shows the afore-mentioned 'shirtless' guy playing 'I want it that way' on his speaker and all the passengers singing to it enjoying the 90's magic.

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The clip which has garnered over 2.76 million views and over 11,894 retweets has tugged at the reminiscent heartstrings of Twitterati all around:

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This particular song recently gained attention when hit US-sitcom 'Brooklyn 99' featured the song as a way to break the ice in a police investigation when the show's lead character- Detective Jake Peralta makes a line-up of suspects sing one line each from the song to make the witness identify the culprit.

"Literal chills," said Peralta and the world agrees. 

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