“Summertime” is the name of the first single off of the New Kids on the Block album titled The Block. The single was released on May 13th and was the first new music released by the group since 1994.

On May 5, 2008 “Summertime” was posted on the group’s MySpace page.

The song’s introduction has Joey McIntyre screaming out “Jones Beach! 1988!”, referring to their rising popularity in that year.

The music video to the song premiered on VH1 on Sunday, June 8, 2008. The video was directed by Thomas Kloss and Donnie Wahlberg.

The song has so far peaked at #36 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming their first Top 40 hit since 1992’s “If You Go Away”. It has also peaked at #24 on the Pop 100.

On the Canadian Hot 100 the song has reached the top ten, peaking at #9.

In Australian ARIA Singles Chart the song peaked at number 90, after a physical realese.

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