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CHARMBRACELET

Tracklisting
01. Through the rain
02. Boy (I need you) (feat. Cam'ron)
03. The one
04. Yours
05. You got me (feat. Jay-Z and Freeway)
06. I only wanted
07. Clown
08. My saving grace
09. You had your chance
10. Lullaby
11. Irresistible (West Side connection)
12. Subtle invitation
13. Bringin' on the heartbreak
14. Sunflowers for Alfred Roy
15. Through the rain (Remix feat. Kelly Price and Joe)
"Charmbracelets have always had a personal and sentimental significance for me. Charms are like pieces of yourself that you pass on to other people... items that tell your story, and that can be shared... like a song. The bracelet represents the foundation of this album, a body of work that encompasses many feelings."

All in all, "Charmbracelet" is probably the best thing Mariah has ever done. Said producer Randy Jackson: "It's the most real and honest record she's made. She didn't care what anyone thought of the lyrics. They were only important to her."

"Charmbracelet", the first album on Mariah's MonarC Records, was released on November 20, 2002 in Japan and November 29 in Europe. The fans from the USA had to wait until December 3. A month earlier, the album was played for fans chosen by lottery and some press and radio people at the Hayden Planetarium.

In Japan, the album became a huge hit and stayed for many weeks at the first place of the charts. In the USA, it entered the Billboard 200 at number 3, selling 241.000 copies (her second biggest first week sales). In the rest of the world, the chart entries were less spectacular. In the UK, it failed to enter the top 50 and in Canada it only entered at number 30.

Billboard wrote about the album: "The title of Mariah Carey's new album (her first from her new Island Def Jam-distributed Monarc label) recalls simpler, more innocent times. And that's precisely what Carey pines for and ultimately delivers on 'Charmbracelet'. While fans of her early-'90s material will find much to embrace here, those that rallied ‘round the singer during her hip-hop days may feel lost and abandoned.
Classically Carey, 'Charmbracelet' opens with the autobiographical 'Through the rain', a tale of pressing on when the going gets tough. From there, it's primarily one ballad after another (too many, in fact), detailing the ins and outs of love. Songs of note include 'Boy (I need you)' and 'Irresistible (West Side Connection)', which sample, respectively, Rose Royce's 'I'm goin' down' and Evelyn Champagne King's 'The show is over'. The set's crowning glory is a power-ballad cover of Def Leppard's 'Bringin' on the heartbreak'."

Seven months after the release of "Charmbracelet", Mariah started her biggest world tour so far. The Charmbracelet World Tour had three legs with 69 concerts during a journey of eight months, all of them were commercially successful, with great reviews, and made thousands of fans worldwide happy.

The Charmbracelet World tour 2003 started on June 21, 2003 in Seoul, Korea, where Mariah sold out. The next cities of the Asian leg were in Japan - Osaka, Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Tokyo, and Nagoya - all of these dates sold-out, which reminds us that Mariah Carey is one of the most successful artists in that country.

During the summer, Mariah arrived in the United States for her American leg. The first show was in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 26, 2003 at the Caesar's Palace. Then, Mariah arrived to one of two shows where the tour flopped, Chicago. The rest of the American leg was amazing, every concert had a special magic and emotions in the air. Mariah's music everywhere, fans screaming, and Mariah Mania taking over the United States. Other cities where the Charmbracelet tour had stops were New York city, Los Angeles (California), San Diego (California), Boston (MA), Orlando (Florida) and Phoenix (Arizona), among others. The American leg ended in Manchester (NH) in September 23, 2003.

After taking over the United States, Mariah traveled to Europe, where the tour continued with success. The new leg included four concerts in Russia, three in Germany, four in England, and stops in countries such as Austria, Italy, The Netherlands, and France, among other countries. Initially, the first end of the tour was supposed to be in Milan, Italy in November, but the success of the tour made Mariah extend her tour with massive concerts in China and the Philippines. At the end of the Charmbracelet World tour Mariah was set to visit many new cities in the United States. The concerts in December included cities such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Tucson. These new concerts presented new additions to the tour. Mariah removed a few songs such as "Subtle invitation" and "Clown", and instead, Mariah sang songs from her "Merry Christmas" album. These nine shows were closed with great performances of the song "All I want for Christmas is you".

The last part of the tour was in the middle east in 2004. Mariah was set to visit by first time Dubai (UAE), Beirut (Lebanon), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), among other cities. These last concerts were highly acclaimed, once again Mariah got amazing reviews, and the fans lived the experience of being witness of these concerts.

In 2003, a tour edition of "Charmbracelet" was releases with four extra songs and two videos.

CD'S
CD from the Argentina (1251)
063540-2
collection Raphael Armand
CD from the Argentina (1358)
063540-2
promo
collection Eric de Ridder

This item is exactly the same as 1251, but on the CD is printed in big purple letters "difusion prohibida su venta".

CD from the Australia (1307)
063 540-2
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from Brazil (1180)
04400635402
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from Canada (1271)
4400634672
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from China (2922)
ISRC CN-A26-03-333-00/A
collection Andy H Tjondrodihardjo
CD from China (1429)
MKCD-1862 / 063 540-2
comes in a card slip case with free poster
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from Colombia (1917)
440 063 384-2
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from Europe (1163)
063 384-2
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from Europe (1799)
063 540-2
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz

This CD is not for sale in the EU.

CD from Europe / France (1443)
077 318-2
collection Sandra Merville

Exclusive bonus tracks:
16. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes feat. Mariah Carey & The Flipmode Squad)

CD from Europe / the UK (1340)
077 319-2
collection Eric de Ridder

Exclusive bonus tracks:
16. Miss you (Feat. Jadakiss)
17. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes feat. Mariah Carey & The Flipmode Squad)

Re-released in March 2003.

CD from Hong Kong (1183)
440 063 540-2
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from Hong Kong (1506)
980 754-3
2 CD set, tour edition
collection Ted Now

Tracklisting CD 2:
1. Through the rain (video)
2. Boy (I need you) (video)
3. There goes my heart
4. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey feat. Flipmode Squad)
5. Got a thing 4 you (Da Brat & Mariah Carey feat. Elephant Man)
6. The one (So So Def Remix feat. Bone Crusher)

CD from Indonesia (1200)
440 063 540-2
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from Indonesia (1503)
980 0456
2 CD set, tour edition
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
1. There goes my heart
2. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey feat. Flipmode Squad)
3. Got a thing 4 you (Da Brat & Mariah Carey feat. Elephant Man)
4. The one (So So Def Remix feat. Bone Crusher)

CD from Japan (1172)
UICL-1031
with English lyrics and Japanese lyrics sheet
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
16. Miss you (feat. Jadakiss) (bonus track for Japan)

The last track is a hidden track and not mentioned on the back cover.

CD from Japan (2797)
UICL-1031
promo, with English lyrics and Japanese lyrics sheet
collection Wei Yi

Tracklisting:
16. Miss you (feat. Jadakiss) (bonus track for Japan)

The last track is a hidden track and not mentioned on the back cover. This CD is almost the same as item 1172, but on the back cover is a sticker saying "not for sale" in Japanese.

CD from Japan (3203)
UICL-9051
collection Marcel Trupia

Tracklisting:
16. Miss you (feat. Jadakiss)

CD from Japan (3036)
UICY-6057
with English lyrics and Japanese lyrics sheet
collection Jamie Wu

Tracklisting:
16. Miss you (feat. Jadakiss) (bonus track for Japan)

Re-released in April 2006.

CD from Japan (1496)
UICL-9011/2
2 CD set, tour edition
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 1:
16. Miss You (feat. Jadakiss) (bonus track for Japan)

Tracklisting CD 2:
1. There goes my heart
2. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey feat. Flipmode Squad)
3. Got a thing 4 you (Da Brat & Mariah Carey feat. Elephant Man)
4. The one (So So Def Remix feat. Bone Crusher)
5. Through the rain (video)
6. Boy (I need you) (video)

Japan's bonus disc is an enhanced CD. In other Asian countries the bonus disc is an AVCD, but in Japan video disc are not popular. AVCD can be played on any DVD player, CD-Rom player and VCD player. But enhanced CD can only be played on computers. AVCD puts the video section before the audio section, enhanced CD puts the audio section before the data section.

CD from Malaysia (1270)
063 540-2
with four calendar cards
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from Malaysia (1505)
980 754-3
2 CD set, tour edition
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
1. Through the rain (video)
2. Boy (I need you) (video)
3. There goes my heart
4. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey feat. Flipmode Squad)
5. Got a thing 4 you (Da Brat & Mariah Carey feat. Elephant Man)
6. The one (So So Def Remix feat. Bone Crusher)

CD from Mexico (1662)
063 540-2
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from New Zealand (1813)
0440-0633-842-2
collection Neve Anderson
CD from the Philippines (1508)
00440 063 540-2
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from the Philippines (1517)
06024 980754-3
2 CD set, tour edition
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
1. Through the rain (video)
2. Boy (I need you) (video)
3. There goes my heart
4. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey feat. Flipmode Squad)
5. Got a thing for you (Da Brat & Mariah Carey feat. Elephant Man)
6. The one (So So Def Remix feat. Bone Crusher)

CD from Singapore (1346)
063 540-2
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from Singapore (1504)
9860454
2 CD set, tour edition
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
1. Through the rain (video)
2. Boy (I need you) (video)
3. There goes my heart
4. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey feat. Flipmode Squad)
5. Got a thing 4 you (Da Brat & Mariah Carey feat. Elephant Man)
6. The one (So So Def Remix feat. Bone Crusher)

CD from South-Africa (2033)
SSTARCD 6766
collection Marcel Trupia
CD from South-Korea (1776)
DP8463
promo
collection Sharon Zagame

This promos comes in a fold-out gold box with 4 Mariah cards, a little bracelet, a balloon, a poster and an info sticker.

CD from South-Korea (1242)
440 063 540-2/DP8463
comes with 4 Mariah cards and somtimes a little bracelet
collection Eric de Ridder / Anita Braaksma
CD from South-Korea (2195)
440 063 540-2/DP8463
promo, comes with 4 Mariah cards
collection Luc Baumgartner

This item is exactly the same as item 1242, but on the back cover there is a sticker saying "not for sale".

CD from South-Korea (1536)
DP8594/980 754-3
2 CD set, tour edition
comes with extra booklet with all the lyrics in Korean
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
1. Through the rain (video)
2. Boy (I need you) (video)
3. There goes my heart
4. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey feat. Flipmode Squad)
5. Got a thing 4 you (Da Brat & Mariah Carey feat. Elephant Man)
6. The one (So So Def Remix feat. Bone Crusher)

CD from Spain (1436)
PRO-CDR#025
promo in paper sleeve, called "Charmbracelet remix sampler"
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. The one (Widelife Radio Mix)
2. The one (Widelife Club Mix)
3. The one (Widelife Dub)
4. Through the rain (Hex Hector Radio Mix)
5. Through the rain (Hex Hector Club Mix)
6. Through the rain (Maurice Joshua Club Mix)
7. Through the rain (Maurice Joshua Dub)

CD from Taiwan (1204)
MSP1129
promo in gatefold card sleeve, with info in Taiwanese
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
01. Through the rain (Radio Edit)
02. Through the rain (Remix featuring Kelly Price and Joe)
03. Through the rain (Full Intention Radio Edit)
04. Through the rain (Boris & Michi's Radio Mix)
05. Through the rain (Hex Hector / Mac Quayle Radio Edit)
06. Through the rain (Maurice Joshua Radio Edit)
07. Through the rain (Full Intention Club Mix)
08. Through the rain (LP Version)
09. Boy (I need you)
10. Bringin' on the heartbreak

CD from Taiwan (1175)
063 540-2
with Taiwanese lyrics sheet and record company info card
comes in a card slipcase
collection Kerry Scrimshaw
CD from Taiwan (1704)
063 540-2
comes in a card slipcase
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from Taiwan (1490)
980 754-3
2 CD set, tour edition
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting CD 2:
1. Through the rain (video)
2. Boy (I need you) (video)
3. There goes my heart
4. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey feat. Flipmode Squad)
5. Got a thing 4 you (Da Brat & Mariah Carey feat. Elephant Man)
6. The one (So So Def Remix feat. Bone Crusher)

CD from Thailand (1201)
063 540-2
comes sometimes with "Happy New Year 2003" promo CD
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from the UK (2028)
no catalogue numer
promo, called "Album sampler"
collection Marcel Trupia

Tracklisting:
1. Irresistible (Remix feat Westside Connection & Ice T - Radio Rip Edit)
2. Irresistible (Remix feat Westside Connection & Ice T - Album Edit)
3. Through the rain (R&B Remix)
4. Through the rain (Hex Hector Radio Remix)
5. Through the rain (Hex Hector Club Remix)
6. Through the rain (Full Intention Remix)
7. I only wanted
8. The one

CD from the Ukraine (2436)
063 384-9
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from the USA (2038)
063 3842
promo
collection Marcel Trupia

Tracklisting:
1. Through the rain (snippet)
2. Boy (snippet)
3. The one (snippet)
4. I only wanted (snippet)
5. Clown (snippet)
6. My saving grace (snippet)

CD from the USA (1176)
440 063 467-2
collection Eric de Ridder
CD from the USA (2114)
440 063 467-2
promo
collection Luc Baumgartner

This CD is exactly the same as item 1176, but on the cover there is a sticker saying "promo - not for sale".

LONG PLAYERS (LP'S)
LP from Europe (1264)
CHARMDJ1
promo, called "exclusive album sampler"
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Boy (I need you) (Album Version featuring Cam'ron)
2. Irresistible (West Side Connection) (Album Version)
3. You got me (Album Version featuring Jay-Z & Freeway)
4. Boy (I need you) (Instrumental featuring Cam'ron)
5. Irresistible (West Side Connection) (Instrumental)
6. You got me (Instrumental featuring Jay-Z & Freeway)

LP from the USA (1192)
440 063 467-1
double pack
collection Eric de Ridder
LP from the USA (2718)
440 063 467-1
promo, double pack
collection Kimberly van Pinxteren

This item is exactly the same as item 1192 but on the back cover is a sticker saying "for promotion only - not for sale".

CASSETTES
cassette from China (1295)
MKC-1862 / 063 540-4
with free poster
collection Eric de Ridder
cassette from Europe (1483)
063 467-4
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz
cassette from Indonesia (1199)
440063467-4
collection Eric de Ridder
cassette from Indonesia (1510)
980 7107
tour edition
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
16. There goes my heart
17. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey feat. Flipmode Squad)
18. Got a thing 4 you (Da Brat & Mariah Carey feat. Elephant Man)
19. The one (So So Def Remix feat. Bone Crusher)

cassette from Malaysia (1919)
063 467-4
collection Eric de Ridder
cassette from Malaysia (3141)
063 467-4
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz

This cassette is exactly the same as item 1919 but comes with a calendar card.

cassette from Malaysia (1573)
980 7107
tour edition
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
16. There goes my heart
17. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey feat. Flipmode Squad)
18. Got a thing 4 you (Da Brat & Mariah Carey feat. Elephant Man)
19. The one (So So Def Remix feat. Bone Crusher)

cassette from the Philippines (1599)
00440 063 467-4
collection Eric de Ridder
cassette from the Philippines (1574)
06024 980710-7
tour edition
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
16. There goes my heart
17. I know what you want (Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey feat. Flipmode Squad)
18. Got a thing 4 you (Da Brat & Mariah Carey feat. Elephant Man)
19. The one (So So Def Remix feat. Bone Crusher)

cassette from Poland / Europe (1646)
063 467-4
collection Eric de Ridder
cassette from Russia (1624)
063 540-4
collection George Chumburidze

Only for sale in Russia and CIS.

cassette from South-Korea (2294)
CP8463/440 063 467-4
collection Luc Baumgartner
cassette from Thailand (2065)
063 467-4
collection Eric de Ridder
cassette from the USA (1184)
440 063 467-4
collection Eric Shimohata
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