Monday, June 24, 2024

Mariah Carey May Get Her Biggest New Hit from George Michael


Mariah Carey’s new album, “The Elusive Chanteuse,” is streaming on iTunes Radio (if you can figure it out let me know). The album is officially released on May 27 th but reviews are coming in. Carey has surprised everyone again, and put together a hot collection of new songs that should send her right to the top of the charts. Good for her!

All the songs are original but one. And that one, called “One More Try,” is going to be a huge hit both on radio and in concert. And it was written and recorded by George Michael in 1985. “One More Try” has over 9 million views on You Tube. But I think Carey’s version is superior, much more gospel and R&B.

I can’t feature Carey’s track yet. Here’s George’s:


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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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