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The Ballads (2008)

Artist: Mariah Carey
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Format: CD
Sku: 210463905
UPC: 886974130321
UPC 14: 00886974130321
Release Date: 1/20/2009
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Hero ~ Mariah Carey
2. One Sweet Day ~ Mariah Carey
3. Vision Of Love ~ Mariah Carey
4. Without You ~ Mariah Carey
5. Can't Let Go ~ Mariah Carey
6. Love Takes Time ~ Mariah Carey
7. I'll Be There - (featuring Trey Lorenz) ~ Mariah Carey
8. Thank God I Found You [Make It Last Remix] - (featuring Joe/Nas) ~ Mariah Carey
9. Endless Love - (featuring Luther Vandross) ~ Mariah Carey
10. I Still Believe ~ Mariah Carey
11. My All ~ Mariah Carey
12. Roof, The ~ Mariah Carey
13. When You Believe ~ Mariah Carey
14. Anytime You Need A Friend ~ Mariah Carey
15. Always Be My Baby ~ Mariah Carey
16. Dreamlover ~ Mariah Carey
17. How Much - (featuring Usher) ~ Mariah Carey
18. Reflections (Care Enough) ~ Mariah Carey
Celebrate the voice, the career, and the ballads from one of the best selling and most award-winning female artists ever, Mariah Carey. Sony Music Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Mariah Carey: The Ballads. This definitive collection celebrates the voice and the career of one of the best selling and most award winning female artists in the world.

This is the first time that all of Mariah's most popular ballads have appeared on one CD, making it a truly ultimate collection of her extraordinary music.

Mariah Carey: The Ballads features 18 chart-topping hits including nine #1 fan favorites like: "Hero," "Vision of Love," "One Sweet Day (Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men)" and "Dreamlover."

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Few need to be reminded of Mariah Carey's prodigious vocal talents, or her unimpeachable string of chart-topping singles, but this succinctly titled Columbia Legacy retrospective neatly avoids potential redundancy by focusing on Carey's slow-burning ballads, which served as showcases for her legendary five octave vocal range. Though all of these selections are heavy on vocal pyrotechnics, Carey never lets her virtuosity overwhelm the solidly original songwriting in evidence on numbers like "Dreamlover" and "Vision of Love." As Carey's career progressed, she began to lean more towards the dance/R&B market, so though BALLADS includes selections from all of her albums for Columbia, it's track list is weighted towards her earlier releases like MUSIC BOX and MARIAH CAREY.

Musical Guests
Muze Guest Artist Trey Lorenz
Muze Guest Artist Joe
Muze Guest Artist Nas
Muze Guest Artist Luther Vandross
Muze Guest Artist Usher
Entertainment Reviews
Expert Review Mariah Carey - The Ballads - CD Review
By: David Bowling Reviews
Published on: 1/19/2009 10:14 AM
I am sort of outside the Mariah Carey appreciation generation or put another way I am old. As such, I am a lot more attracted to her slower songs rather than her up-tempo material. That makes her latest release, The Ballads, a perfect album for the full review

Compilation Appearances

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Muze Music Compilations Kiss Of Death (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Greatest Hits (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Legacy: The Greatest Hits Collection (Bonus Tracks)
Muze Music Compilations Strength And Loyalty(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Strength & Loyalty
Muze Music Compilations Randy Jackson's Music Club, Volume 1
Muze Music Compilations Billboard Top 10 Karaoke Box Set Vol
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Muze Music Compilations Legacy (Greatest Hits)
Muze Music Compilations Essential 3.0(Limited Edition)
Muze Music Compilations Billboard 1990'S Top 40 Karaoke Box S
Muze Music Compilations Love Vs Money(Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Just Dance Vol 2
Muze Music Compilations Just Dance Vol 2
Muze Music Compilations Easy 80S
Muze Music Compilations Mr. Mista
Muze Music Compilations Box Set Series:luther Vandross
Muze Music Compilations Bone Thugs N Harmony's Greatest Hits:
Muze Music Compilations Duets II
Muze Music Compilations Legacy: Greatest Hits Collection
Muze Music Compilations Vol. 3-Life & Times Of S.Carte (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Ultra Dance 11
Muze Music Compilations Now 47
Muze Music Compilations Gold
Muze Music Compilations Ultimate Luther Vandross

Associated Artists and Works

Houston, Whitney
Glitter ~ Original Soundtrack
Smooth Jazz All Stars
The Smooth Jazz All Stars
Vandross, Luther

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 01/20/2009
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2008
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 886974130321
Music Label Name Label : Legacy
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00886974130321


Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey has sold over 200 million albums worldwide. She made her recording debut in 1990 with Columbia Records, becoming the first recording artist to have her first five singles top the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Product Attributes

Product attributeArtist:   Carey,Mariah
Product attributeLabel:   Cbs/epic/wtg Records
Product attributeMusic Format:   Compact Disc
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