Mariah Carey’s summer anthem “Obsessed” was reportedly nothing but a buzz track. According to Showbizz411 columnist Roger Friedman, the song was a mere warm up for a single that is being deemed “Vision of Love” worthy. “Vision of Love,” Carey’s 1990 debut single, reached no.1 on not only the US Billboard charts but in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, the Netherlands and Canada before netting a Grammy. It is in some minds, Carey’s strongest single. With that said, the World Music Award-winner is churning up a single that Friedman calls a “powerhouse ballad” for release in the near future. While an exact release date has not been confirmed for the new single, Carey’s forthcoming album “Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel” is due September 29 so it shouldn’t be far off. As previously reported on Singersroom, Carey’s forthcoming album will be her twelfth effort and follow up to 2008s “E=MC2,” which spawned the singles “Touch My Body,” “I Stay In Love,” “Bye Bye” and “I’ll Be Lovin’ U Long Time”. In related news, Mariah Carey’s publicist has come forward to offer an explanation for the diva’s recent round of cancellations, postponements and the adjusted release date… (more on that story here…)
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