Mariah Carey Albums
With her five octave vocal range and simply soulful voice, it's difficult not to have a favorite song from one of the many Mariah Carey albums. Her appearance, along with her voice, has aged gracefully, despite hardships in her life. Listening to Mariah Carey's songs in chronological order certainly show how she's grown and matured over the years.
"Mariah Carey" If you're a true Mariah Carey fan, it's likely that you have this self-titled debut album from the singer. Released on June 12, 1990, Mariah Carey's first studio album topped the music charts. "Mariah Carey," the album, is by far one of the strongest female albums of all time. Carey focuses on soft, smooth ballads and fun, up-tempo dance beats. With a vocal range like Carey's, songs such as "Vision of Love" and "I Don't Wanna Cry," showed passion and emotion.
"Glitter" After the release of her first movie "Glitter," Carey released the soundtrack. Despite critics being unimpressed with her acting skills,, the soundtrack proved to be one of Carey's most diverse albums. Her five-octave vocal range was still going strong despite her increasingly erratic behavior. The "Glitter" soundtrack focused on a more old-school vibe with a hip-hop influence. Her songs will send you back in time, giving off an 80s retro feel with songs such as "Loverboy" and "Never Too Far."
"Charmbracelet" Mariah Carey made a comeback after her nervous breakdown with "Charmbracelet." Released in 2002, Mariah Carey's voice was still one of the strongest in the industry, and her beauty was still undeniable. With "Charmbracelet," Carey focused more on the hip-hop and R&B genre, hooking up with artists such as Jay-Z, Cam'ron, and Joe. Over 5 million copies have been sold to date, which pretty much says that her comeback was successful. Songs included "Through The Rain," and the gospel sounding, "My Saving Grace."
"The Emancipation of Mimi" Considered to be her best-selling album in years, Mariah Carey's tenth studio album included mainly R&B. Finally, it seemed that Mariah had found her calling in music. Her vocal performance was just as strong as it had been in her first studio release, but her songs were more dance-oriented with stronger, bass-bumping beats. If you're a hip-hop or R&B fan, you're likely to find a song that suits your tastes on "The Emanicpation of Mimi." Songs included the inspirational break-up song, "Shake It Off," and the I-want-you-back song, "We Belong Together."
- "E=MC2" Mariah Carey has released more albums that you're able to count on one hand and "E=MC2" became her sixth studio album to reach number one on the Billboard charts. Singles on the album included "Touch My Body" and "Bye Bye." Like "The Emancipation of Mimi," Carey continued her focus on hip-hop and R&B, collaborating with artists such as Jay-Z, T-Pain and Damian Marley.