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Mariah Carey Covers One of Her Favorite Songs, Irene Cara's 'Out Here on My Own' - Listen & Read a Memoir Excerpt!

Mariah Carey Covers One of Her Favorite Songs, Irene Cara's 'Out Here on My Own' - Listen & Read a Memoir Excerpt!

Mariah Carey is covering a classic!

The Rainbow singer revealed a sneak preview of her upcoming memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey, as well as a cover on Friday (September 18) ahead of the release of her The Rarities.

The cover is of the iconic Irene Cara ballad “Out Here on My Own” from Fame, and she described why the song is important to her in her upcoming book.

“The fact that I believed I could become a successful artist is one of my greatest strengths. Around the same time, my mother entered me in a talent competition in the city, and I sang one of my favorite songs, ‘Out Here on My Own,” by Irene Cara. I felt ‘Out Here on My Own’ described my entire life, and I loved singing that way — singing to reveal a piece of my soul. And I won doing it. At that age. I lived for the movie Fame, and Irene Cara was everything to me,” she writes in her book.

If you missed it, Mariah recently put her Mean Girls knowledge to the test!

Listen and read the excerpt inside…

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