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Your Weekly Guide to Mariah Carey’s #MC30 Surprises

Mariah Carey is celebrating her incredible 30 year milestone in the music industry by opening up the vault and sharing new and exciting surprises with her fans each Friday.

Referring to it as #MC30, fans can expect digital EPs, remixes, bonus cuts, rare tracks, a capella moments, live performances, rare footage, photos, personal insight from Mariah, and physical releases.

Week One

To kick off the festivities, Mariah went back to one of her first ever live shows at Club Tatou in New York, and gave us the ‘The Live Debut – 1990’ digital EP on iTunes and streaming services on July 17th.

  1. Introduction/Announcer – Live at the Tatou Club, 1990
  2. Love Takes Time – Live at the Tatou Club, 1990
  3. Vision of Love – Live at the Tatou Club, 1990
  4. Vanishing – Live at the Tatou Club, 1990
  5. Don’t Play That Song (You Lied) – Live at the Tatou Club, 1990

In addition to the audio, the accompanying videos were also added on her YouTube channel, both individually and as a full show.

Week Two

The rarities continued on July 24th as Mariah released remix EPs digitally for ‘Someday‘ and ‘There’s Got To Be A Way‘.

Someday

  1. Someday – New 7″ Straight
  2. Someday – 7″ Jack Swing Mix
  3. Someday -New 12″ House
  4. Someday – New 12″ Jackswing
  5. Someday – Pianoapercaloopapella
  6. Someday – House Dub Version
  7. Someday – New Jack Dub Version
  8. Someday – New Jack Bonus Beats

There’s Got To Be A Way

  1. There’s Got To Be A Way – 7″ Remix
  2. There’s Got To Be A Way – 12″ Remix
  3. There’s Got To Be A Way – Vocal Dub Mix
  4. There’s Got To Be A Way – Alt. Vocal Dub Mix
  5. There’s Got To Be A Way – Sample Dub Mix

The classic music videos for the two songs were also remastered in HD on YouTube.

Mariah then casually dropped some mind-blowing never-before heard vocals of ‘All In Your Mind’ from a demo recording.

Week Three

Mariah moved on to the ‘Emotions’ era, giving us an incredibly rare performance of ‘Can’t Let Go’ from Top Of The Pops on her YouTube channel.

On July 31st, digital EPs were released for both ‘Emotions‘ and ‘Make It Happen‘, full of classic remixes, as well as the iconic ‘Make It Happen’ performances from Madison Square Garden in 1995 and VH1 Divas Live in 1998.

Emotions

  1. Emotions – Special Motion Edit
  2. Emotions – 12″ Club Mix
  3. Emotions – C&C 12″ Club Mix No. 1 Mix
  4. Emotions – C&C Dub-Dub Mix
  5. Emotions – 12″ Instrumental

Make It Happen

  1. Make It Happen – Radio Edit
  2. Make It Happen – C&C Classic Mix
  3. Make It Happen – Extended Version
  4. Make It Happen – Dub Version
  5. Make It Happen – Live at Madison Square Garden
  6. Make It Happen – VH1 Divas Live

The music videos for these songs have also been remastered in HD on YouTube.

Week Four

On August 7th, the ‘Music Box’ era began with three digital EPs for ‘Dreamlover‘, ‘Never Forget You‘, and ‘Anytime You Need a Friend‘, featuring extended mixes, as well as some live performances.

Dreamlover

  1. Dreamlover (Def Club Mix Edit)
  2. Dreamlover (Def Club Mix)
  3. Dreamlover (Def Club Mix Edit 2005)
  4. Dreamlover (Def Tribal Mix)
  5. Dreamlover (Eclipse Dub)
  6. Dreamlover (USA Love Dub)
  7. Dreamlover (Theo’s Club Joint)
  8. Dreamlover (Bam Jam Soul)
  9. Dreamlover (Def Instrumental)
  10. Dreamlover (Live at Madison Square Garden – October, 1995)
  11. Dreamlover (Live at Proctor’s Theatre, NY – 1993)

Never Forget You

  1. Never Forget You (Radio Edit)
  2. Never Forget You (Extended)
  3. Never Forget You (Instrumental)

Anytime You Need a Friend

  1. Anytime You Need a Friend (C&C Radio Mix)
  2. Anytime You Need a Friend (C&C Club Version)
  3. Anytime You Need a Friend (C&C Extended Mix)
  4. Anytime You Need a Friend (C&C Dub)
  5. Anytime You Need a Friend (Boriqua Tribe Mix)
  6. Anytime You Need a Friend (All That and More Mix)
  7. Anytime You Need a Friend (Soul Convention Remix)
  8. Anytime You Need a Friend (Ministry of Sound Mix)
  9. Anytime You Need a Friend (7” Mix)
  10. Anytime You Need a Friend (Dave’s Empty Pass)
  11. Anytime You Need a Friend (Anytime Edit)
  12. Anytime You Need a Friend (Video Edit)
  13. Anytime You Need a Friend (Stringapella)

The ‘Dreamlover’ music video has been remastered in HD.

Mariah’s YouTube channel has also been updated with two rare live performances of ‘Dreamlover’ and ‘Anytime You Need a Friend’ on UK music show Top Of The Pops.

The surprises continue with a music video for ‘Anytime You Need a Friend (Soul Convention Remix)’, featuring never-before-seen footage!

Stay tuned for what’s coming next. We’ll be updating this post each week with more #MC30 surprises!

For more rare insight into Mariah’s remarkable career, pre-order her memoir, ‘The Meaning of Mariah Carey’, which will be available on September 29th.

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