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Rainbow [VINYL]

Mariah Carey Vinyl
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)
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As autumn leaves begin to fall, interna­tional superstar Mariah Carey puts the finishing touches on MERRY CHRISTMAS II YOU, her second career album of holiday tunes, arriving November 2nd on the Island Def Jam Music Group. Highlighting the long-awaited new album is a brand new recording of Mariah’s all-time standard, “All I Want For Christmas Is You.”

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  • Vinyl (1 Nov 1999)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Columbia
  • ASIN: B00004WXDP
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl  |  Mini-Disc  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,152,524 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Product Description

MARIAH CAREY Rainbow (1999 UK 14-track double vinyl LP includes the singles Heartbreaker & Against All Odds housed inside the gatefold picture sleeve with inner lyric sleeves. The sleeve shows just a little storagewear and there are minor seam splits to the inners but the vinyl appears in as new condition!)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A genuinely good album........ 7 July 2007
Format:Audio CD
Now, Ms Carey is not to everyone's taste, and she is seemingly as mad as a fruit loop, but boy, the girl can sing. She has one of the best voices, and range, in music today. This album was a 'concept' album, in that it portrays, in song, going through a very dark period of her life (break up of her marriage) and emerging the other side.
The songs are all excellent. The ballads shine that little extra, because of the sentiment behind them, and in 'Heartbreaker' there is a genuinely great dance track - also includes the remix.Overall a solid, pop album.
If you are still wavering, mine came with a nice poster of Mariah lying on the bed sucking a lollipop....just though you'd like to know....!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
This album illustrates the genius of a singer, producer, writer etc.that Mariah Carey is. Her collaboration with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis is nothing short of sheer excellence. This in no way overshadows the work of David Foster, Damizza and the other ground breaking producers who worked on this set.
Mariah demonstrates that her strength lies in vocal mastery and musical diversity. Those perfected high pitch notes in "Bliss" leave the listener rhapsodized whilst on the other extreme the low husky octave is put successfully to the test in "Petals". "After Tonight", "Vulnerability" and "Against all Odds" are polished to perfection whilst the gosphel flavoured "Can't Take That Away From Me" re-affirms Mariah's status as queen of the power ballad. The opposite extreme is an abundance of credible sleek R n B/Hip Hop sounds all of which are boosted and embossed by an army of superstars. The extremity of these grooves accentuates from the uptempo "Heartbreaker", to an ushered "How Much", to catchy "X-Girlfriend", to tearful "crybaby" and finally to the commendable "Did I do That".
This "Rainbow" leaves the Mariah fan praying "Thank God I Found You". However it's a shame for an album as good as this not to have been given a wider commercial audience by including some serious dance material or early Mariah "Rock". This is one reason why this album hasn't done so well in the UK charts.
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1.0 out of 5 stars BAD BAD BAD 13 Nov 2011
By felix
Format:Audio CD
I want to like this album because i have loved all of mariahs early work but i have to say that this is one of her weakest!!!! She is trying too hard to keep up with the younger generation that she loses what she is great at, writing and singing beautiful music!! Music box, daydream and butterfly are just magic.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Rainbow of Sounds. 11 Aug 2008
By Alex
Format:Audio CD
1. Heartbreaker. 10/10
2. Can't Take That Away (Mariah's Theme). 9/10
3. Bliss. 10/10
4. How Much. 10/10
5. After Tonight. 9/10
6. X-Girlfriend. 10/10
7. Heartbreaker (Remix). 9/10
8. Vulnerability (Interlude). 7/10
9. Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now). 10/10
10. Crybaby. 10/10
11. Did I Do That? 10/10
12. Petals. 8/10
13. Rainbow (Interlude). 6/10
14. Thank God I Found You. 10/10

This is the perfect MC album. The crossover dance hits, the hip producers, bucket loads of producers, gentle ballads. But with the cutesy, retro "Heartbreaker" and so 80s cover, this becomes more than the average Carey album!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Another great album from the lendergy diva 31 May 2008
By C. Cox
Format:Audio CD
This album is really good, it is up there with butterfly and charmbracelet and glitter(i know not everyone agrees. The best tracks are:

How much featuring sexy usher
After tonight great ballad
Heartbreaker remix
Against all odds featuring westlife(hidden track)
Crybaby-featuring snoop dog
overall a great album
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant! 2 Oct 2001
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
I got Rainbow this morning and after only litsening to a few songs I think its an excellent album from the wonderful Mariah. Its very up-to-date and features stars of hip-hop and R&B such as Usher ans my other favourite artist of the moment, Snoop Dogg. I love the fact that both mixes of Heartbreaker are featured and was very pleased to find this particular copy (Minus Westlife-thank god!) was still availible. Id recommend this to younger Mariah fans who are looking for something a little more upbeat and modern than previous releases. Well done Mariah!
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Daydream and a Butterfly lead to a Rainbow 22 Jan 2001
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
The acclaim given for the "pop candymaking" of 95's Daydream, and the experimental courage and vision of 97's "Butterfly". collaborate to achieve a "Rainbow". The balance between the two is achieved with "Heartbreaker" taking the role of "Honey", and a new "Hero" anthem is found in the all inspiring "Can't take that away". A deeply personal album, calling out to her fans in support and openness in "Petals", Mariah's 9th album, entirely self written (bar the cover version), and heavy production input, have again been ignored by the critics who refuse to see the phenomenal ability not purely of that voice, but the writing and musical mastery which has never been acknowledged or accredited. However, all true Mariah fans, will again float in a sea of tranquility, emotion and gratitude at another masterpiece which should take pride of place in any record collection.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Rainbows After Journeys Of Heartbreak
Mariah Carey has some excellent albums and singles all throughout her career but what sets her apart from many is her soulful heartfelt singing, and lyrics, alongside classy... Read more
Published 21 months ago by gone
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, but not very good
This was the first Mariah's album that did not continue her previous conception of soulful and sweet style. This is not full of R&B, but includes some hip-hop songs. Read more
Published on 18 Aug 2011 by Stas
2.0 out of 5 stars More depth in a puddle !!!!!
Honestly it was always going to be a difficulty following up your own personal best let alone an album as good as Butterfly but Rainbow has less depth than the fake tan and skimpy... Read more
Published on 20 Sep 2010 by Julia Havard
3.0 out of 5 stars So so
I bought this album a few years ago and at the time it was great but now it is a bit out dated and i would advise to buy something more recent if you want a MAriah CD
Published on 19 Jan 2010 by vicz
5.0 out of 5 stars AMAZING
Thats all i can say!!
Trust me you HAVE to buy this album!!!
Great dancy songs with mild hip hop beats and beautiful ballads!! Read more
Published on 12 May 2008 by John K. Short
1.0 out of 5 stars Awful. Totally Awful
I bought this album with alot of expectation and thought it was going to be worth every cent. All I got was an over-produced album. Read more
Published on 8 Jan 2008 by Nick Svenska
5.0 out of 5 stars music and singing of a very high standard indeed!
I bought Rainbow after hearing a sample of the song Can't Take That Away,because Mariah's voice sounded so lovely,even through the cheap and nasty speakers on my computer. Read more
Published on 1 Sep 2006 by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars brilliant
Had this album years but only just realised to write a review to spread the good work of Mariah Carey.
Another great album from mariah. Read more
Published on 19 July 2005 by H. Preston
5.0 out of 5 stars Colourful collection from MC!
I remember when this album was released in the Autumn of 1999, I remember being so excited to get it, and I wasn't dissapointed! On 'Rainbow' Mariah sounds great! Read more
Published on 4 Nov 2004
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