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Me. I am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse

Mariah Carey

Me. I am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse

Delayed release of album number fourteen from the New York-born pop and R&B singer which has been in development since 2011

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  1. 7.7 |   Pitchfork

    The record pares her sound down to its essence while simultaneously subtly expanding its parameters
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  2. 7.0 |   All Music

    This shows that she's still capable of delivering 40 minutes of strong, supremely voiced R&B when she's up for it
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  3. 7.0 |   Digital Spy

    Touching moments of personal insight mixed with peaks of glittering over-the-top pop
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  4. 7.0 |

    While Mariah may not be to everyone's taste, her taste in old school sounding music is beyond reproach
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  5. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    The best of the bunch, such as the dreamy 70s disco of Meteorite, make this album a welcome return
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  6. 6.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The most overt moment of Mariah having her Strawberry Cheesequake and eating it too
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  7. 6.0 |   Rolling Stone

    On Mariah Carey's 14th studio album, stylistic cohesion is as elusive as the chanteuse herself
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  8. 6.0 |   Beardfood

    It's mildly enjoyable, yet bloated
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  9. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    While the disco production and Wale do their part to keep the momentum, it’s Miss Carey who shines through due to rather skillful songwriting
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  10. 5.0 |   musicOMH

    There is no denying Mariah Carey can sing. She is blessed with a voice that can soar across five octaves. But, for an album that should have seen her return to the throne of chief diva, this falls short
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  11. 5.0 |   Fact

    It seems almost redundant to criticise Mariah Carey for being too Mariah Carey but even the most delicious things can get a little bit too much
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  12. 5.0 |   The Music

    These songs seem to only exist for the sexualised music videos that will accompany them
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  13. 4.2 |   Pretty Much Amazing

    This album doesn’t have great songs, and the only thing that’s changed shape more than an R&B hit in recent years is the definition of star power
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