The Jonas Brothers were one of the biggest boy bands to bring us into this decade and as we close it out, they are here delivering us great pop music. They’ve grown and changed so much since their 2013 break-up. There is something odd about the strange renaissance of The Jonas Brothers. Can a boy band become a band without the lunch boxes and screaming teenage girls?
In The Beginning There were Three
They started out young and brought out such hits as “Cool” and “Burnin’ Up.” They were masters of teenage proto-sexuality when having your first kiss or having a crush is a new thing and feelings both physical and mental abound. The Jonas Brothers were also well-known for their Christian upbringing and their lack of sexual activity as evidenced by their purity rings. Many parents saw them as ideal role models to show teens that you could be cool and not have sex. Unlike many stars, they weren’t drinking or doing drugs. They made a boatload of cash off music, tours, and merchandise. They appeared on
The Break Up
In 2013, after a 4-year run, the brothers broke up the band. They canceled tour dates and ended the act. There had been disagreements and inter-personal issues for some time and each of them broke off to do solo music. Joe got married, Nick started a solo career, and Kevin went off on his own musical journey. Nick became the biggest star to break out
The Jonas Brothers launched back into our ears and hearts with their breakout single Sucker. The music video takes place in a huge manse with all their wives in tow. Nick’s wedding to
But Do We Still Care About Them?
For a certain generation of women, The Jonas Brothers still represent the perfect boy of their dreams. However,