In a World Like This is the eighth studio album (seventh in the U.S.) by the Backstreet Boys, released on July 30, 2013. It's a follow-up to 2009's This Is Us. It's the first album featuring all five original members in six years since Kevin Richardson left the group in 2006 to focus on his family and pursue other interests. Richardson rejoined the group in 2012. It will also be their first independent album after they left their old label Jive Records in 2010. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.