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BOY (I NEED YOU)

"Boy (I need you)" was the second single from "Charmbracelet" to get a commercial release in most countries. It features a sample from "Oh boy" and also a guest appearance from Cam'ron himself.

Billboard wrote about the song: "About 10 minutes after releasing lackluster 'The one' as the second single from Mariah Carey's current 'Charmbracelet', label honchos reneged on the decision in favor of 'Boy (I need you)'. Good thinking. This relaxed slow jam gives the diva's career a nudge with its playful, sped-up chirp of the word 'boy' throughout, which is positively infectious.
Carey sings quietly alongside with stacked layers of harmony creating a surreal, swirling effect, until Cam'ron takes over at the midsection with the requisite rap. Structurally, 'Boy' is more of a groove than a song - it really is all about the cartoony 'boy' - but it's a step in the right direction to keep Charmbracelet shining."

The video was filmed in both Japan and Los Angeles and took a long, circuitous path to realization. The original concept was for an entirely different track, "The one". In fact, when shooting began, that was the tune Sanaa Hamri was working with.

CD-SINGLES
5" CD-Single (1787)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Gonšalo Peres

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio)
2. Boy (I need you) (Street)

5" CD-Single from Australia (1320)
CDPROMC0203
promo
collection Licinio Lisboa

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Remixed by the Duke & MVP from Disco Montego)
2. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit)
3. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit Without Rap)

On the back cover, only 2 versions are mentioned. An additional sticker has the complete tracklisting.

5" CD-Single from Australia (1389)
077 909-2
includes free one sided poster
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Remix by the Duke & MVP from Disco Montego)
3. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit feat Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones & Freeway)
4. Through the rain (Maurice Joshua Remix)
5. Boy (I need you) (Video)

5" CD-Single from Canada (1396)
4400779402
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Street Remix Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones & Freeway)

Track 2 is actually not a radio edit, but the full remix.

5" CD-Single from Europe (1293)
BINYCJ1
promo
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron)
2. Boy (I need you) (w/o Rap)

5" CD-Single from Europe (1283)
MARIAHCDP2
promo
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron)
2. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit without Rap)

5" CD-Single from Europe (1337)
077 927-2
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (w/o Rap)
2. Boy (I need you) (Panjabi Hit Squad Mix)
3. Boy (I need you) (Copenhaniacs Remix)
4. Boy (I need you) (Video)

5" CD-Single from Europe (1338)
077 928-2
includes free double sided poster
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Street Remix)
3. Boy (I need you) (Topnotch L8 Mix)
4. Boy (I need you) (Topnotch Tox Mix)

5" CD-Single from Europe (3444)
077 928-2
promo, includes free double sided poster
collection Luis Uribe

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Street Remix)
3. Boy (I need you) (Topnotch L8 Mix)
4. Boy (I need you) (Topnotch Tox Mix)

This promo is exactly the same as item 1338, but there is a sticker saying "promo only - not for sale".

5" CD-Single from Europe (1333)
077 938-2
includes free double sided poster
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit Without Rap)
3. Boy (I need you) (Topnotch Tox Remix)
4. Through the rain (Video)

5" CD-Single from Europe (1334)
077 939-2
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones & Freeway)
3. Boy (I need you) (Copenhaniacs Remix)
4. Boy (I need you) (Video)

5" CD-Single from Europe (1332)
077 940-2
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones & Freeway)

5" CD-Single from France (1313)
2836
promo in gatefold card sleeve
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron)

5" CD-Single from France (1479)
2836 - LC 00268
promo in cardboard sleeve
collection Sylvain Raucy

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron)

5" CD-Single from France / Europe (1348)
077 939-2
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones & Freeway)
3. Boy (I need you) (Copenhaniacs Remix)
4. Boy (I need you) (Video)

5" CD-Single from France / Europe (1442)
077 940-2
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones & Freeway)

5" CD-Single from Germany (2037)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Marcel Trupia

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit feat. Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones and Freeway)

5" CD-Single from Germany (2039)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Marcel Trupia

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Copenhaniacs Remix)
2. Boy (I need you) (Topnotch Tox Mix)

5" CD-Single from Japan (1772)
SIC-1100
collection Jay New

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron)
2. Boy (I need you) (w/o Rap)

5" CD-Single from Japan (2170)
SIC-1100
promo
collection Lucas Baumgartner

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron)
2. Boy (I need you) (w/o Rap)

This CD-Single is exactly the same as item 1772, but on the back cover it says "for promotional use only - not for sale".

5" CD-Single from Mexico (1322)
CDP 01207-2
promo
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron)
2. Boy (I need you) (Without Rap)

5" CD-Single from Portugal (1347)
MARIAHRX2
promo
collection Gonšalo Peres

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'Ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones and Freeway)
2. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
3. Boy (I need you) (Copenhaniacs Remix)
4. Boy (I need you) (Topnotch Tox Mix)

5" CD-Single from Spain (1314)
MARIAHCDP2 / M-4563-2003
promo
collection Gonšalo Peres

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron)
2. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit without Rap)

5" CD-Single from Taiwan / Europe (1393)
077 938-2
includes free double sided poster
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit Without Rap)
3. Boy (I need you) (Topnotch Toy Remix)
4. Through the rain (Video)

Made in Europe for Taiwanese market.

5" CD-Single from Taiwan / Europe (1394)
077 939-2
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones & Freeway)
3. Boy (I need you) (Copenhaniacs Remix)
4. Boy (I need you) (Video)

Made in Europe for Taiwanese market.

5" CD-Single from the UK (2719)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Mike Fuhrmann

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Just Blaze Remix feat. Cam'Ron)

5" CD-Single from the UK (1621)
PROCD-4751UK
promo, called "Agent X Mixes"
collection Ronnie Buckrod

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (4X4 Vocal Mix)
2. Boy (I need you) (4X4 Instrumental)
3. Boy (I need you) (Dutti Boy Remix)
4. Boy (I need you) (Dutti Boy Instrumental)

5" CD-Single from the USA (3176)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio)
2. Boy (I need you) (Instrumental)
3. Boy (I need you) (Call out hook)

5" CD-Single from the USA (1302)
no catalogue number
promo, called "Boy (I need you) remix"
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) remix (Radio Edit featuring Cam'ron, Juelz Santana,
Jimmy Jones & Freeway)
2. Boy (I need you) remix (Instrumental)
3. Boy (I need you) remix (Call out hook featuring Cam'ron, Juelz Santana,
Jimmy Jones & Freeway)

5" CD-Single from the USA (1263)
ISLR 15793-2
promo
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit)
2. Boy (I need you) (Instrumental)
3. Boy (I need you) (Call out hook)

5" CD-Single from the USA (1319)
ISLR 15820-2
promo, called "Boy (I need you) remix"
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit)
2. Boy (I need you) (Instrumental)
3. Boy (I need you) (Call out hook)

VINYL SINGLES
12" vinyl maxi-single from Europe (1298)
BINYDJ1
promo with PR sheet
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit With Rap featuring Cam'ron)
2. Boy (I need you) (Album Version featuring Cam'ron)
3. Boy (I need you) (Instrumental featuring Cam'ron)
4. Boy (I need you) (A Cappella featuring Cam'ron)

12" vinyl maxi-single from Europe (2322)
MARIAHVP2
promo
collection Morgan MC Auley

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit featuring Cam'Ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones and Freeway)
2. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
3. Boy (I need you) (Copenhaniacs Remix)
4. Boy (I need you) (Topnotch Tox Mix)

12" vinyl maxi-single from Europe (1805)
077 928-1
test pressing
collection Gonšalo Peres

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Street Mix)
3. Boy (I need you) (Panjabi Hit Squad Mix)
4. Boy (I need you) (Topnotch Tox Mix)

12" vinyl maxi-single from Europe (1336)
077 928-1
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version)
2. Boy (I need you) (Street Mix)
3. Boy (I need you) (Panjabi Hit Squad Mix)
4. Boy (I need you) (Topnotch Tox Mix)

12" vinyl maxi-single from Germany (1694)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Luc Baumgartner

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Just Blaze Remix Street Edit)
2. Boy (I need you) (LP Version)
3. Boy (I need you) (Disco Montego-Mix)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the UK / Europe (1438)
AGENTDJ2
promo
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. (Boy) I need you (Agent X / 4x4 Vocal Mix featuring Cam'ron)
2. (Boy) I need you (Agent X / 4x4 Instrumental featuring Cam'ron)
3. (Boy) I need you (Agent X / Dutti Boy Mix featuring Cam'ron)
4. (Boy) I need you (Agent X / Dutti Boy Instrumental featuring Cam'ron)

For this item the title is "(Boy) I need you" instead of "Boy (I need you)".

12" vinyl maxi-single from the USA (1281)
ISLR 15793-1
promo
collection Eric Shimohata

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit)
2. Boy (I need you) (LP Version)
3. Boy (I need you) (Instrumental)
4. Boy (I need you) (Acapella)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the USA (1328)
ISLR 15820-1
promo
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Radio Edit feat. Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones & Freeway)
2. Boy (I need you) (Street feat. Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones & Freeway)
3. Boy (I need you) (Instrumental)
4. Boy (I need you) (Acapella feat. Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jimmy Jones & Freeway)

VIDEO SINGLES
video single (1908)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Fernanda Sousa Fontes

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you)

video single from Australia (1922)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Sharon Zagame

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (The Duke & MVP Remix)

video single from the UK (1921)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Sharon Zagame

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (feat. Cam'ron)

video single from the USA (1924)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Sharon Zagame

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (featuring Cam'ron)

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