While Mariah Carey’s barnyard-loving antics are all over her sexy new video for “Beautiful” with Miguel, Mimi has decided to unleash some behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot. In a minute-long clip, Mariah details some of the finer parts of the video (besides her…and Miguel) including cars and chandeliers.The video shoot for the second scene took place around 1 a.m. Mariah explains in the clip that the red souped-up classic Porsche used in the clip was her father’s — he never finished remodeling it, but she did. “I did that in honor of him,” Mimi explains, using the car in the Joseph Kahn-directed video in her dad’s honor.
Perhaps the coolest part about the footage is that the video actually takes place in a real barn. Then Miguel swoops in demanding more chandeliers (aren’t there like 1,000 hanging from the barn ceiling?) for the scene. “It’s not enough,” he declares, before throwing in a reference to a sort of obscure SNL sketch with, “Ya gotta have a chandelier!” Set the mood lighting and check out the BTS clip up top.