Paper

Album: Nick & Knight (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • Nick & Knight is a duo made up of New Kids On the Block's Jordan Knight and the Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter. The idea for collaborating together came up when the Backstreet Boys and New Kids toured together in 2011. "We were talking about music all the time and joking around and just had a really cool relationship and then the whole 'Nick & Knight' thing came up," Carter told Billboard magazine. "We decided, 'Hey, let's explore it,' and then it just kept evolving and evolving and eventually it turned into an entire album."
  • The song details finding a true love who doesn't care about celebrity and fame. "He just got married and it personifies his relationship," Jordan Knight explained to Radio.com. "Even his reality show [VH1's I Heart Nick Carter] shows what him and his wife go through with him being a celebrity. 'Paper' is, that's what we need. Someone who will love us for us."

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