New Kids On The Block have said that their upcoming album will have a much more mature sound than their past albums. Joey McIntyre told Digital Spy that they worked with DK Music, a production group, and doing so helped them get a more adult mature sound.
Joey went on to say,
“A lot of pop music nowadays is centred to a younger audience or written for younger artists, but for a group who are all in our 40s, you want to be singing about stuff that resonates with you. I think this music does. Our last album The Block was a little more urban and club-driven, whereas this has a more mature vibe to it. It’s speaking to life a bit more. Production-wise it definitely has a sound we haven’t explored before, which is that kind of Europop thing. It’s a sound we haven’t really spent time in before, but it fits who we are as a performing group.”