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Mariah Carey Goes “The Distance” on New Track Featuring Ty Dolla $ign

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Mariah Carey Goes “The Distance” on New Track Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
Mariah Carey Goes “The Distance” on New Track Featuring Ty Dolla $ign

Nearly three decades into her record-shattering career, Mariah Carey knows a thing or two about endurance. It’s almost a full minute into “The Distance,” the latest track from her 15th album, Caution, before the elastic midtempo beat drops, by which point Mariah—ever the over-achiever—has already blown through a cheerleader chant, the first verse, and a pre-chorus.

Mariah Carey’s New Single “With You” Is Trifling and Formulaic

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Mariah Carey’s New Single “With You” Is Trifling and Formulaic
Mariah Carey’s New Single “With You” Is Trifling and Formulaic

On the slinky heels of last month’s buzz song “GTFO,” Mariah Carey has released “With You,” the lead single from her first album since 2014’s under-appreciated Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse. Neither song sounds like a potential hit, but the former was at least a fresh direction for the singer, due in large part to a sleek sample of Porter Robinson’s EDM track “Goodbye to the World” and Mariah’s nonchalant performance and signature sense of camp. “With You,” on the other hand, doubles down on the formula established by Mariah’s 2005 comeback single “We Belong Together,” which she’s been trying to replicate in one form or another for over a decade.