Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey - Daydream
Label: Columbia - 481367 2 • Format: CD Album • Country: Indonesia • Genre: Hip Hop, Funk / Soul, Pop • Style: RnB/Swing
A mid-tempo song, its lyrics describe the feeling of attachment and unity Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey - Daydream singer feels towards her estranged lover, even though they are no longer together, she says he will always be a part of her and will "always be her baby" even after they move on.
Music critics praised "Always Be My Baby" and it was a commercial success, becoming Carey's eleventh chart topper on the US Billboard Hottying her with Madonna and Whitney Houston for Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey - Daydream number-one singles for a female artist at the time.
In other regions, the single performed well, peaking at number three in the United Kingdom, number five in New Zealand, number 17 in Australia and in the top 20 in most music markets where it charted. The accompanying music video for "Always Be My Baby" features scenes of Carey frolicking by a campsite in upstate New York, as well as swinging on a large swing over a lake.
Additional inter-cuts include scenes of two children, one male and female, sneaking out at night and spending time together by a campfire similar to Carey's location. The song was performed live during her Daydream World Tour and many of her future tours and concerts. While Carey was writing and recording Daydream in earlyshe began searching for different producers, in order to give her work a new sound. After recording the P.
Thompson* / Massive Dread - Forgive Them / Soca Massive in DecemberCarey recalled that she chose to work with Dupri because he had a "very distinct vibe.
As Seal played different keys on the piano, Carey led him with Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey - Daydream melody she was "hearing inside her head" and began humming the phrase "always be my baby. Jermaine, Little Things Mean A Lot - Various - The Patty Duke Fanzine #5 and I sat down and Jermaine programmed the drums.
I told him the feel I wanted and Manuel put his hands on the keyboards and I started singing the melody. We went back and forth with the bridge and the B-section.
I had the outline of the lyrics and started singing 'Always be my baby' off the top of my head. She's really strong vocally. The background vocals are an important part of the picture for me. That's why I like to do them myself a lot of the time, or initially I'll lay down the tracks. I'll double my voice or do a couple of tracks of my own voice. It's easy for me to match my voice. And then if I'm going to use other background singers, I'll let them go on top of mine. Describing the track as "buoyant", Pitchfork 's Jamieson Cox wrote that "there are moments While it charted well outside the US, the song didn't manage to chart as high as her previous two singles "Fantasy" and "One Sweet Day.
The song spent 16 weeks fluctuating in the chart before spending its last week at number 47 on June The song peaked at number 27, spending one week at the position and five weeks in the chart overall. After peaking at number 38 and spending a total of five weeks in the chart, the song fell off the Swedish Singles Chart. As she sits upon the swing, scenes of two children sneaking out of their Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey - Daydream in the middle of the night are shown.
They frolic together beside a fireplace, soon coming up to the lakeside swing Carey had been on before. They soon go swimming wearing their clothes, much like Carey did in her video for " Dreamlover " though she does not jump into the water herself this time.
As they jump into the water, Carey is then seen by the campfire they passed on their journey to the lake, smiling with friends and enjoying herself by the fire. Eventually the boy and girl are seen kissing underwater.
The video concludes with scenes of the young boy and girl walking together back to their bungalow, walking hand-in-hand. Having possibly witnessed the entire event, Carey is seen once again by the large swing, chuckling and staring into the night's sky.
An alternate video was shot for the song's remix. It too was directed by Carey, and was shot in black and white. The shot of Carey in a beret that would become the cover for this single is a scene from the video. The video features cameo appearances by Da Brat and Xscape.
In the video, Carey is wearing a large white, straw hat and features long golden hair. As the trio finishes the song, scenes of Carey by her pool are shown, with cameos made by her dog, Jack. Brat and Xscape are seen poolside with Carey, Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey - Daydream cards and drinking beer, as the trio further bond and laugh. Towards the end of the video, The Story - Brandi Carlile - The Story of the trio in the studio are shows, and intermingled with snippets of Carey walking inside her mansion, shared with then husband Tommy Mottola.
The video ends with Carey and Brat bonding by the studio and pool. During the Japanese shows inCarey donned a white suit and jacket, and featured three female back-up singers.
Red spotlights were used throughout the performance, as well as some light dance routines. Three back-up singers were provided, one male and two female, while Carey interacted with the front row fans.
Wearing Christian Louboutin pumps, Carey sang on the arena's secondary stage, where she sang three of the set-list's titles. Carey included the song in Feliz Navidad - The Ventures - Guitar Christmas Las Vegas residency, Mariah Carey Number 1'swhere she walked through the audience for the second verse and chorus.
Carey also included the song in her Las Vegas residency The Butterfly Returnswhere she was accompanied by her children Moroccan and Monroe in selected dates. On the seventh season of American IdolDavid Cook performed a rock arrangement of the song during the April 15,episode, in which Funeral Bitch - Marduk - Obedience mentored the contestants on The Heat Is On - Various - Stop The Army 25./26.Nov.1989 Ja•Oui•Si (Volume 1) songs.
The main remix of the song was also produced by Jermaine Dupri. Known as the "Mr. It includes a rap from Da Brat and background vocals from Xscape. Carey recorded yet another set of vocals for dance remixes produced by David Morales that were only released on maxi-single in the UK. Named the "Always Club Mix" along with its edit, the "Def Classic Radio Mix"this club remix of the song has a totally new melodic structure, with the lyrics altered to fit the new melody and song structure.
DJ Satoshi Tomiie also created a dance dub that used these new vocals; calling it the "ST Dub," it appeared on the maxi-single that included the Morales mixes. The original album vocals were also remixed into a reggae version that included Jamaican-American reggae rap artist Li'l Vicious.
Called the "Reggae Soul Mix," this remix includes a rap breakdown by Vicious, with him shouting over Carey's vocals throughout the track. Worldwide CD single  . Worldwide 12" single  .
Credits adapted from the Daydream liner notes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Always Be My Maybe. A second sample of the song, featuring background vocals described Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey - Daydream "double voice.
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