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Mariah Carey: Butterfly

Barney Hoskyns, Rolling Stone, 30 October 1997

ON WHAT IS something of a transitional album, the recently separated Mariah Carey moves still further away from the warmed-over Whitney Houston of Carey's early recordings and firmly into the milieu of modern, hip-hop-inflected R&B. The surprise is that she does it rather well.

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