Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Mariah Carey’s Top 10 Underrated Songs


In celebration of one of the world’s best selling artists of our time, we compiled Mariah Carey’s top 10 songs in our latest edition of Top 10 Underrated. Some selections received a limited release while others are album cuts/remixes. Check out our list and let us know if you Agree or Disagree.



10 THE ROOF (MOBB DEEP MIX) FT. MOBB DEEP

Carey collaborated with Hip Hop duo Mobb Deep and sampled their 1995 hit, “Shooked One’s Pt. II” on this then unlikely remix.

09 LEAD THE WAY

While this song isn’t popular amongst the public, vocally it stands neck and neck with legendary ballads “Vision of Love”, “Hero”.

08 THANK GOD I FOUND YOU (MAKE IT LAST MIX) FT. JOE & NAS

This groovy remix features similar lyrical content and elements of Keith Sweat’s “Make It Last Forever”.

07 MY ALL/STAY AWHILE (SO SO DEF MIX) FT. LORD TARIQ & PETER GUNZ

The remixed version of Carey’s #1 hit “My All” was produced by Jermaine Dupri and includes a sample of Loose End’s “Stay a Little While, Child”.

06 ALL IN YOUR MIND

This track is a great example of consistently good songwriting and vocality.

05 EVERYTHING FADES AWAY

Released on the international edition of Carey’s third album Music Box, this power ballad fits in perfectly with her uber-famous ballads such as “Hero”, “Butterfly”.

04 UNDERNEATH THE STARS

This song was the final single from the Daydream album, and while not as successful as previous singles it remains one of Carey’s finest vocals on record.

03 MELT AWAY

This Babyface produced gem showcases Carey’s remarkable yet underrated lower register.

02 SAY SOMETHIN’ FT. SNOOP DOGG

The Emancipation of Mimi was Carey’s triumph return to music and The Neptunes did not disappoint at delivering a stellar track.

01 BREAKDOWN FT. BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY

Produced by Stevie J. and  while the single was unable to chart on the Pop charts, it did however; peak in the top 5 on the R&B charts. This also marked the beginning of more frequent collaborations for Carey with rappers.

HONORABLE MENTION

Cry Baby ft. Snoop Dogg
Bliss
I’m That Chick
Faded
Vanishing

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