Mariah Carey Duets With Her Mother On “O Come All Ye Faithful”

Admit it: when you hear that a pop star is preparing to record a song with his or her parent, you think of saccharine duets like the Cyrus’ “Ready, Set, Don’t Go” and run the other way. But when the pop star in question is Mariah Carey, parental guidance is suggested: witness her new rendition of the Christmas classic “O Come All Ye Faithful”, which as we mentioned, features her mom, trained opera singer Patricia Carey. After listening to the elder Ms. Carey, it’s immediately clear how all that rafter-reaching power wound up in Mariah’s DNA. Listen to Mimi and her mommy below.

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No, it’s not nearly as fun as “Oh Santa!”, but it’s not supposed to be. With a gospel choir and Patricia Carey’s towering vocals, this interpretation of “O Come All Ye Faithful” (featured on Mariah’s new Merry Christmas II You) is built to get obsessed fans (and worshippers) on their feet come the holidays. We have a feeling it will.

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  • BE

    MARIAH CAREY IS BACK.. AND HAS NEVER LOST IT! COME ON HATERZ SAY WAT U GOT TO SAY????

    IF YOU SAY

    ” WELL MARIAH IS IN THE STUDIO, NOT LIVE”

    WELL GUESS WHAT IT’S STILL HER VOICE!!!!! SHE HIT’S THE NOTES AND DID IT EFFORTLESSLY! AND SHE CAN STILL WHISTLE.. SHE CAN STILL DO RUNS AND AD LIBS! AND THE SOUL IS BACK!

    MARIAH CAREY!

  • http://www.twitter.com/klosss_MC klos

    All I can say is… WOW… That’s a great rendition of the song… she sounds great and her mom too

  • theREALishh

    Mariah Carey is a vocal beast on this song! AMAZING!! Stunning rendition of the song!

  • Fresh_Swag

    Mariah Carey is one of the most powerful vocalist I know, such an incredible singer. One of the only artist I know in Hit Pop w/ a five octave vocal range that belts out high notes like nothing and sound incredible when she doing it.

    But her mom on the other hand woah unbelievable has a good voice too.

    Has a beautiful voice w/ a decent vocal range. That’s beautiful how Mariah & Patricia sound even though her mother is into opera. I love how they both put their talent into a song and made it their own in a way.
    Mariah has been wanting this for while, to do a duet w/ her mother.
    Can’t believe her mother voice sounds that good not mention that the lady probably in her 60s.
    That’s amazing.
    I think people put aside the comment because voice is beautiful still. Yeah, maybe it’s not as good as it used to be but one needs to take into consideration the fact that she has been in the music business roughly over 20 years now.
    And it’s effect her voice because of it. Think about it from recording to concerts and everything in between meaning to come up w/ lyrics and sing me.
    Also Mariah is in her 40s too and her voice isn’t that strong anymore too. Your voice can change over the years but I have to give it up to Mariah she is an outstanding woman.