Mariah Carey may not want a lot for Christmas, but we’re hoping Santa re-gifts her voice back.
The diva’s vocals (or lack-there of) have been at the centre of ample debate since she set sail on her new tour ‘The Elusive Chanteuse Show’ in October. And though her overall vocal climate improved as the trek treaded on, a new performance tonight has re-affirmed that her road to recovery is by no means a linear.
Mimi was tapped to serve as the “major” attraction at this evening’s Christmas In Rockefeller Center event. However, her performance of her self-penned holiday classic ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ was attention-grabbing for all the wrong reasons.
See what we mean below…
Goodness gracious. She sounded like she’d been gargling concrete.
It’s sad because on a “good” day, Ms. Carey can still sing many a young’un under the table. However, what the Ariana’s of the world seem to have over her these days is a key quality called consistency. Modern Day Mariah has made it routine to “slay” when visibility is minimal and yet bomb like this when the masses are watching.
She now sings with such trepidation, which is wholly unfortunate for someone whose voice and catalogue of classics continue to inspire generations.