Poptop review: One Direction is ‘Up All Night’ in new concert DVD
Published: May 29, 2012 08:54AM
Updated: May 29, 2012 08:55AM
FILE - In this March 12, 2012 file photo, One Direction band members Harry Styles, from left, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Zayn Malik attend a CD signing at J&R Music World in New York. One Direction's debut album "Up All Night" entered the US Billboard 200 chart at #1 with over 176,000 copies sold. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)

Grade • C-

DVD • The British boy band One Direction appeared out of nowhere and whipped girls into a frenzy. But Utah fans won’t be able to thrust their loins toward these guys in person until July 2013.

To keep the women happy, the band’s label has rushed a live DVD, out this coming Sunday, called “Up All Night.”

The concert footage is a relatively Spartan, no-surprises affair compared with the big-budget spectacles of their American counterparts, such as the Backstreet Boys. Despite the behind-the-scenes footage, these boys show little personality or individuality behind the pleasant voices.