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Mariah Carey


  • Pop
  • Dance
  • Club
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  • Soul
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  • 1993
  • 2011
  • 1990
  • 1997
  • 1999

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“Dreamlover” is a song written and produced by American singer Mariah Carey, Dave Hall and Walter Afanasieff, and recorded for Carey’s third album, Music Box (1993). Columbia Records executives brought in Afanasieff to tone the song down, because they felt the original production was too rough and mellow. It is built around a sample of The Emotions’ “Blind Alley,“ written by David Porter, but uses a Hammond organ. Its protagonist pictures an ideal man, her “dream lover”. It was released as the first single from Music Box in the third quarter on July 27, 1993, and marked the start of a trend of Carey’s to use samples as backbones for the lead singles from her studio albums; later examples include “Fantasy” (1995), “Honey” (1997) and “Heartbreaker” (1999). It... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Cause I wanna share forever with you baby ... Dreamlover come rescue me ... I need you so desperately

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