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GET YOUR NUMBER

While the USA and Australia saw "Shake it off" as the third single off the album "The emancipation of Mimi", in Europe "Get your number" was released. The track features Mariah's trademark cooing and slick R&B crooning, it also presents something unusual... producer Jermaine Dupri actually singing the chorus. Mariah said: "'Get your number' is a song yet again that I did with Jermaine Dupri, only this time Jermaine is actually singing on the record, which I never would have expected in my life that that was gonna happen. But he was using it for his album, and he had sung the hook and it is a loop of the song 'It's just an illusion' by a group called Imagination. And when I heard it he was like, you know, Jermaine was like, 'I want to hear you singing over a loop!' And I was like 'Well OK people always criticize me for singing over loops, but there's no other loops on the record, basically, so all right, let's do it.' And when I started to resing the hook, it just didn't have the same quality as when Jermaine was singing it, because obviously we have very different voices. So I kind of made it into a duet with Jermaine singing his part on the hook and I do the verses. And a lot of people like it cause it's very, giving you kind of like a 'Fantasy' type-feeling."

Jermaine Dupri about the song: "She was comfortable so we had the chance to vibe and write and try stuff we never did before. The first record we did was 'Shake it off', then 'Get your number' which was already my song. I had a rap version and I was singing the hook. I kept thinking this is a Mariah track because people are used to her singing over club tracks and the Imagination song was a club record. I always used to like it in the club. She liked the hook so much she wanted me to stay on the hook but I wanted her to sing it. What I was trying to gun for was singles. A producer like me wants singles."

The video for "Get your number" video premiered on MTV Base's "Making the video", on October 5, 2005. The video was directed by director Jake Nava, with actor Michael Ealy ("Barbershop") as Mariah's suitor, with Jermaine Dupri starring as his charismatic self. Mariah is her usual picture of perfection and models an exquisitely seductive wardrobe.

CD-SINGLES
5" CD-Single from Australia (2614)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Rudy Sueters and John Paul Loo

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number

5" CD-Single from Australia (2616)
9887194
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number
2. We belong together (Atlantic Soul Radio Edit)
3. Secret love
4. Get your number (video)

5" CD-Single from Europe (2482)
MCNUMBERCDP1
promo
collection Gonšalo Peres

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number

5" CD-Single from Europe (2502)
0602498871942
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number
2. We belong together (Atlantic Soul Radio Edit)
3. Secret love
4. Get your number (video)

5" CD-Single from Europe (2513)
0602498871966
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number
2. Shake it off (Remix featuring Jay-Z and Young Jeezy)

5" CD-Single from Europe (2493)
9886374
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number (featuring Jermaine Dupri)
2. Shake it off
3. Secretlove

5" CD-Single from Europe (2722)
9886374
promo
collection Mike Furhmann

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number (featuring Jermaine Dupri)
2. Shake it off
3. Secretlove

This promo is exactly the same as item 2493, but on the back there is a sticker saying "Promo only - not for sale".

5" CD-Single from Europe (2494)
9886375
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number (featuring Jermaine Dupri)
2. Shake it off

5" CD-Single from Europe (2518)
9887300
collection David Hinz

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number (Album Version featuring Jermaine Dupri)
2. We belong together (Atlantic Soul Radio Edit)

5" CD-Single from France/Europe (2619)
10915
promo
collection Stacey Lance

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number

5" CD-Single from Poland (2483)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Bernadette Kasander

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number (feat. Jermaine Dupri)

This is a picture CD-R single. Only 200 copies were made and sent to Polish radio stations by Universal Music Poland.

5" CD-Single from Taiwan/Europe (2620)
0602498871942
collection Rob Fredie

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number
2. We belong together (Atlantic Soul Radio Edit)
3. Secret love
4. Get your number (video)

5" CD-Single from Thailand (2548)
988 719-4
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number
2. We belong together (Atlantic Soul Radio Edit)
3. Secret love
4. Get your number (video)

5" CD-Single from the UK (2495)
no catalogue number
promo, release date 15/8/05
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number (3:17)

5" CD-Single from the UK (3386)
no catalogue number
promo, release date 12/8/05
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number (3:15)

5" CD-Single from the UK (2485)
no catalogue number
promo, release date 2/9/05

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number (3:15)

5" CD-Single from the UK (2552)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number
2. Shake it off

VINYL SINGLES
12" vinyl maxi-single from Germany (2481)
no catalogue number
1-side promo
collection David Hinz

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number (Album Version)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the UK (2490)
GETDJ1
promo with infosheet
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number (featuring Jermaine Dupri)
2. Shake it off (Album Version)
3. Shake it off (Instrumental)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the UK (2492)
9886736
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. Get your number (featuring Jermaine Dupri)
2. Shake it off
3. Secretlove

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