With the debut of Mariah Carey‘s Las Vegas show fast approaching, the diva is clocking up ample overtime as she pieces together its many components.
As reported, the singer’s ‘#1’s’ residency in Sin City will be accompanied by a refreshed greatest hits collection, which will also include new material.
For the release, which will arrive in May to coincide with the show’s kick-off, Mimi has re-teamed with director Brett Ratner to shoot a brand new music video.
While in St. Barts to celebrate the singer’s 46th birthday yesterday, the pair called in to Laser 101 radio to discuss work and play.
Beyond the “anniversary” festivities, the duo revealed that they are set to film a visual for a new song from the upcoming LP. They also confirmed that there are working on a movie project based on Carey’s iconic single ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You.’
Listen to the interview here (from the 3.01 mark)…
Needless to say, Mariah’s new deal with Epic Records is seeing her hit the ground running. And we love it!
While it’s unknown if the contact is traditional or a 360, it’s clear the M-O is to smartly leverage Carey’s classic content towards the launch of her new-new.
As for reuniting With Mr Ratner, we totally co-sign. Visuals have been an issue for Mimi is recent years, yet we’re comforted by the awesome track-record the two have. Indeed, it was Brett who was at the helm of these…