By Beth Johnson
Updated May 19, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

BBMak’s three Irish guys are marquee-cute harmonizers (like the Backstreet Boys!) who play and write their own choreography-free music (like Hanson!) and strike a swoon-inducing but familiar sound somewhere between Savage Garden and Goo Goo Dolls on their new album Sooner or Later. Sure, their first single, ”Back Here,” will be a Top 40 hit — but try differentiating BBMak from the rest of the pack. B-