Mariah Carey Teases Release For Secret ‘90s Grunge Album

Mariah Carey wants us to check out her secret project.

In an episode of the ”Rolling Stone Music Now” podcast Friday — the 25th anniversary of her hit album “Butterfly” — the “Honey” singer teased that the original version of her elusive 1995 grunge album will soon see a release.

Carey first mentioned the under-wraps project in the 2020 memoir “The Meaning of Mariah Carey,” finally spilling the beans on her involvement.

The album had been issued as Someone’s Ugly Daughter” below the band identify “Chick” in 1995, with Carey singing uncredited backup on tracks impressed by teams corresponding to Gap and Inexperienced Day.

However she instructed Rolling Stone that she’s dredged up the preliminary model that options her personal lead vocals — and he or she’s planning to launch it, with some new changes.

“I think this unearthed version will become, yes, something we should hear,” she mentioned.

The 53-year-old hinted that she’s collaborating with an undisclosed particular person for the brand new launch.

“I’m working on a version of something where there’ll be another artist working on this with me as well,” she mentioned.

At a time within the ’90s when she “had no freedom,” the singer would blow off steam after working lengthy days within the studio by writing and recording the album.

“That was my freedom, making that record,” mentioned the Grammy winner.

Carey additionally shared that she had acquired some pushback over her grunge lyrics.

“I honestly wanted to put the record out back then under, you know, the same pseudonym — just put it out and be like, you know, whatever, let them discover that it’s me,” she mentioned on the podcast. “But that idea was kind of stomped and squashed.”

In 2020, the vocalist took to Twitter to announce her seek for the unique recording.

“I’m on a quest to unearth the version of this album with my lead vocals and will not stop until we find it! So happy that we get to experience this together lol!” she tweeted on the time.