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Mariah Carey
Studio album by
Released June 12, 1990 (U.S.)
Recorded December 1988—March 1990 at the Skyline Studios New York City, NY, Cove City Studios, Glen Cove, NY; May 1990, Tarpan Studios, San Rafael, CA
Genre
Length 46:41
Label Columbia
Producer
  • Mariah Carey
  • Rhett Lawrence
  • Ric Wake
  • Narada Michael Walden
  • Ben Margulies
  • Walter Afanasieff
Mariah Carey chronology
Mariah Carey 'Emotions
(1991)
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Mariah Carey is the debut studio album by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey. It was released on June 12, 1990 on Columbia Records. It reached number one on the Billboard 200 chart. The album has sold over 15 million copies worldwide. Her four singles "Vision of Love", "Love Takes Time", "Someday" and "I Don't Wanna Cry" all reached number one in the US.

Track listing

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Vision of Love"  
  • Mariah Carey
  • Ben Margulies
  • Rhett Lawrence
  • Narada Michael Walden
3:28
2. "There's Got to Be a Way"  
  • Mariah Carey
  • Ric Wake
  • Ric Wake
  • Narada Michael Walden
4:53
3. "I Don't Wanna Cry"  
  • Mariah Carey
  • Narada Michael Walden
N. M. Walden 4:47
4. "Someday"  
  • Mariah Carey
  • Ben Margulies
Ric Wake 4:06
5. "Vanishing"  
  • Mariah Carey
  • Ben Margulies
Mariah Carey 4:11
6. "All in Your Mind"  
  • Mariah Carey
  • Ben Margulies
  • Ben Margulies
  • Ric Wake
4:43
7. "Alone in Love"  
  • Mariah Carey
  • Ben Margulies
Rhett Lawrence 4:11
8. "You Need Me"  
  • Mariah Carey
  • Rhett Lawrence
Rhett Lawrence 3:51
9. "Sent from Up Above"  
  • Mariah Carey
  • Rhett Lawrence
Rhett Lawrence 4:05
10. "Prisoner"  
  • Mariah Carey
  • Ben Margulies
Ric Wake 4:22
11. "Love Takes Time"  
  • Mariah Carey
  • Ben Margulies
Walter Afanasieff 3:48

Charts and certifications

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
US R&B
US AC
US Dance
AUS
AUT CAN
FRA
GER
IRE
ITA
JAP NL
NZ
SPA
SWE
SWI
UK
1990 "Vision of Love" 1 1 1 9 1 25 17 10 8 1 17 24 9
  • AU: Gold
  • NZ: Gold
  • US: Gold
    • UK Sales: 170,000
"Love Takes Time" 1 1 1 14 1 57 24 9 37
  • US: Gold
1991 "Someday" 1 3 5 1 44 5 38 48 29 14 38
  • US: Gold
"I Don't Wanna Cry" 1 2 1 49 7 13
"There's Got to Be a Way" 54
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not released.

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