Opening Knight: A New Kid’s ‘Unfinished’ business

[Originally published in the Boston Herald in May 2011]

Strolling down Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge last week, New Kids on the Block superstar Jordan Knight seems less like a heartthrob in one of the world’s biggest boy bands and more like, well, a regular person.

His fourth solo album, “Unfinished,” drops Tuesday and a joint tour with NKOTB and fellow pop idols the Backstreet Boys kicks off this week. But you’d never know it by talking to the unassuming crooner. When asked how he stays humble amid the hoopla, Knight revealed for the first time his struggles with alcoholism.
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