NEW YORK (WLNY) — Twenty years after their debut, the Backstreet Boys are back and as big as ever, with new music and a sold-out world tour.

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But in his new memoir, ‘Facing the Music And Living To Talk About It,’ Backstreet Boy Nick Carter reveals the dark side to his stardom. It’s a personal look inside his life, with a dysfunctional family and substance abuse.

The music star said he utilized self-help books during the hardest points of his life, and he hopes his new book can serve the same purpose.

“It’s…a resource that’s people that can grab that’s not so aggressive,” he said.

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