Many of her fans would whole-heartedly agree that Mariah Carey is one of the few singers who know how to ignite complex emotions and make the listeners feel deeply. She is also famous for her kind and charismatic persona that instantly lights up any room she steps into.

More recently, Carey gave fans a glimpse into the process that she undertakes to write any successful song. Nobody truly understands the creative genius that goes on behind the scenes. So, it’s always interesting to have artists dive into the intricacies of their work and share a glimpse with their fans.

Mariah Carey appears in Audible’s Words + Music Series

Mariah Carey in All I want for christmas is you
Mariah Carey in All I want for christmas is you

The latest podcast series called Words + Music by Audible helps fans understand the depth of their favorite singers and some poignant moments in their life that make them want to make music. While listening to our favorite songs, rarely do we stop to think about what made the singers feel so deeply about life that they penned such beautiful lyrics.

Well, now we might get some answers. In the latest episode of the series, singer Mariah Carey spoke about her life when she wrote the song Portrait from her album Caution. She recalled on the episode,

I don’t know another word other than real for what that song ‘Portrait’ meant to me at that moment. I was completely isolated by myself and saying, let me get this off my chest and we’re going to end the album with this. It’s still kind of a deep song to listen to.

Mariah Carey in We Belong Together
Mariah Carey in We Belong Together

In a conversation with Variety, she further dove into her emotions and life when she penned the song. Portrait went on to become a massive hit amongst fans. She even claims that the song helped her work through some issues in life. It all started becoming clear to her as she wrote the lyrics of Portrait and eventually released it for her fans. Subsequently, Carey was able to walk the fine line between the sadness of the lyrics and the upbeat music to create a masterpiece like Portrait.

Fans are loving the BTS shared by Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey in Italy | Source: Instagram

The singer promoted the Audible episode on her X account by resharing the official episode post. She is usually very open and expressive as an artist, so this even deeper look at her process and music was appreciated by all her fans. Cheering her on, many users commented on the post and expressed their admiration.

It’s refreshing to see such a dedicated and loyal fandom in the day and age where loyalties keep shifting. Carey has been in the industry for such a long time and it’s great to see her getting the appreciation she deserves. Needless to say, fans are loving the latest Audible episode and can’t wait for more of their favorite artists to be featured in the show.

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