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IT'S LIKE THAT

The first single from the album "The emancipation of Mimi" was "It's like that", which Mariah wrote together with Jermaine Dupri. Mariah about the song: "It's like that is a song that to me is just very much like, it's all about having a good time, and really just a fun, party record. I went to Atlanta and I was working with Jermaine Dupri. We wrote 'Always be my baby' together and we've been friends for a really long time. He's just a great person and a great, great producer and writer. I just wanted a record that was really fun, really like for the clubs and just for the people who were getting ready to go out at night; one of those really let-your-hair-down, just have a good time, this is my night type of thing, like this is my song when I go out to have a good time. And that's how we came up with the song 'It's like that', we were just having fun."

Billboard wrote about the single: "After years of underwhelming singles, Mariah Carey finally returns with a certifiably hot track. 'It's like that' is a sparse, bass-heavy, beat-driven cut that is primed for radio and dancefloors. For too long now, Carey's vocals have shifted between breathy near-mumbles ('Boy (I need you)') and overwrought multilayered wails ('Through the rain'). With 'It's like that', she goes back to basics. With a mostly straight-ahead delivery, Carey reminds us why we fell for her pipes in the first place. Granted, the selling point of the track here is the beat and its 'let's party' message. Still, we'll take it. The single ends on just the right note: a roof-raising call-andresponse chant (Let's go now, what?!)."

The song debuted on the Billboard charts in January 2005, months before the release of the album "The emancipation of Mimi". Although it was never released as a single in the USA, it still managed to reach No. 16.

The video for "It's like that" was shot at the same time as the video for the second single, "We belong together". Both were shot in Los Angeles by director Brett Ratner ("Rush hour", "Red dragon"), who last worked with Mariah in 1999 on her "Heartbreaker" clip. "It's like that" has a Vegas casino story line, while in "We belong together" Mariah races to the altar in her very own wedding dress, a Vera Wang number she wore back in 1993 when she married Tommy Mottola. The videos feature cameos by Jermaine Dupri, Eric Roberts and Jay-Z, among others.

CD-SINGLES
5" CD-single (2285)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Luc Baumgartner

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that

5" CD-single (2460)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Wei Yi

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (feat. Fatman Scoop & Jermaine Dupri)

5" CD-single (2928)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that

5" CD-single from Australia (2400)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that

5" CD-single from Australia (3361)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Andy Hermawan Tjondrodihardjo

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (David Morales Radio Mix)

5" CD-single from Australia (2318)
9881057
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (No Rap)
3. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)
4. It's like that (David Morales Classic Mix)
5. It's like that (Stereo Experience)

5" CD-single from Europe (2277)
MARIAHCDP4
promo
collection Gonçalo Peres

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (No Rap)
3. It's like that (No Fatman Scoop)

5" CD-single from Europe / Japan (2461)
MARIAHCDP4
promo
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (No Rap)
3. It's like that (No Fatman Scoop)

This promo is exactly the same as item 2277, but there is an extra sticker with Japanese text.

5" CD-single from Europe (2308)
MARIAHCDP5
promo, called "Remixes"
collection Gonçalo Peres

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (David Morales Radio Mix)
2. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)
3. It's like that (David Morales Classic Mix)
4. It's like that (Stereo Experience)
5. It's like that (Stereo Dub)

3" CD-single from Europe / Germany (2311)
06024 9881145 (0)
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main Version)
2. It's like that (David Morales Radio Mix)

5" CD-single from Europe (2313)
0602498810576
includes exclusive poster of Mariah
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (No Rap)
3. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)
4. It's like that (David Morales Classic Mix)
5. It's like that (Stereo Experience)

5" CD-single from Europe (2319)
0602498810583
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (David Morales Radio Mix)

5" CD-single from Europe (2312)
0602498813423
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (No Rap)
3. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)
4. It's like that (David Morales Classic Mix)
5. It's like that (Stereo Experience)

5" CD-single from Europe (2317)
0602498813379
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (David Morales Radio Mix)

5" CD-single from Europe (2569)
0602498813379
promo
collection Grzegorz Rosinski

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (David Morales Radio Mix)

This promo is exactly the same as item 2317 but on the back are two stickers. The first sticker says "promo only - not for sale", while the second sticker says: "Mariah Carey's eagerly anticipated new album, The Emancipation Of Mimi, is shaping up to be one of the early success stories of 2005, as its first pick, It's Like That, written by Mariah and co-produced by über-producer Jermaine Dupri is proving a smash hit at US radio. For more information, please contact Laura in Universal Music."

5" CD-single from Europe (2337)
IC 00645-10645
promo
collection Kyoungseon Shin

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that
2. It's like that (Without Fatman Scoop)
3. It's like that (No Rap Version)

5" CD-single from France (2374)
LC 00268-10645
promo
collection Benjamin Constans

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that
2. It's like that (Without Fatman Scoop)
3. It's like that (No Rap Version)

5" CD-single from France (2375)
0602498817599
edition limitée (limited edition)
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main Version feat. Fatman Scoop)
2. Sprung (Inédit)
3. It's like that (video)

5" CD-single from France (2441)
982 915-8
cd collector + 1 clip / edition limitée
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (David Morales Remix)
2. Through the rain (extrait de l'album "Charmbracelet")
3. The one (extrait de l'album "Charmbracelet")
4. Through the rain (Maurice Joshua Remix)
5. video It's like that (Mac/PC)

5" CD-single from Germany (2842)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Jamie Griffith

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that

5" CD-single from Germany (2370)
PRO-14681-02
promo
collection Rob Fredie

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Morales Classic Mix)
2. It's like that (Morales Club Mix)
3. It's like that (Morales Radio Mix)
4. It's like that (Stereo Experience Mix)
5. It's like that (Stereo Experience Dub)

On the disc is written: "Radio 1, Germany in association with the record rights owner to be distributed among participating radio stations. Not for resale."

5" CD-single from Germany (2340)
PRO-4152101
promo
collection Luc Baumgartner

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main Version)
2. It's like that (Club Version)
3. It's like that (Instrumental)

5" CD-single from Japan (3236)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Stefano Veneziani

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that

5" CD-single from Japan (2635)
no catalogue number
collection Michael Merino

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (No Rap)
3. It's like that (No Fatman Scoop)

5" CD-single from Japan (2326)
UICL-5018
comes with English and Japanese lyrics
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (No Rap)
3. It's like that (David Morales Radio Mix)
4. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)

5" CD-single from Japan (2798)
UICL-5018
promo, comes with English and Japanese lyrics
collection Wei Yi

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (No Rap)
3. It's like that (David Morales Radio Mix)
4. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)

This CD-Single is almost the same as item 1172, but on the back cover is a sticker saying "not for sale" in Japanese and on the single itself is a text saying "sample loaned".

5" CD-single from Mexico (2303)
CDP 201591
promo
collection Ben Ruiz

Tracklisting:
1. Rumors - Lindsay Lohan
2. It's like that - Mariah Carey

5" CD-single from Poland (2306)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Filip Tulak

Tracklisting:
1.It's like that (Main)
2.It's like that (No Rap)
3.It's like that (No Fatman Scoop)

5" CD-single from Spain (2351)
MARIAHCDP4
promo
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (No Rap)
3. It's like that (No Fatman Scoop)

5" CD-single from Thailand (2379)
no catalogue number
promo, also called "special edition CD"
collection Kitty KC

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (music video)
2. It's like that (Main)
3. It's like that (David Morales Radio mix)
4. It's like that (Stereo Dub)

5" CD-single from Thailand (2333)
988 105-7
includes exclusive poster of Mariah
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (No Rap)
3. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)
4. It's like that (David Morales Classic Mix)
5. It's like that (Stereo Experience)

5" CD-single from the UK (3437)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that

5" CD-single from the UK (2884)
no catalogue number
promo, release date 28/2/05
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)
2. It's like that (David Morales Radio Mix)
3. It's like that (David Morales Classic Mix)
4. It's like that (Stereo Experience)
5. It's like that (Stereo Dub)

5" CD-single from the UK (2305)
no catalogue number
promo, release date 1/3/05
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)
2. It's like that (David Morales Radio Mix)
3. It's like that (David Morales Classic Mix)
4. It's like that (Stereo Experience)
5. It's like that (Stereo Dub)

This CD-Single is exactly the same as item 2884, but it has a different release date.

5" CD-single from the UK (2499)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Stephen Slack

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Remix Clean feat. Fat Joe)

5" CD-single from the UK (2846)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Michael Merino

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Remix Clean feat. Fat Joe)

5" CD-single from the UK (2769)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Trevor Slatter

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (w/o Rap)

5" CD-single from the UK (2927)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (UK TV Track)

5" CD-single from the USA (2287)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Gonçalo Peres

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)

5" CD-single from the USA (2533)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Yuan Man

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Remix featuring Fat Joe - Clean)
2. It's like that (Remix featuring Fat Joe - Main)

5" CD-single from the USA (2339)
no catalogue number
promo, called "The David Morales Remixes"
collection Yuan Man

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (David Morales Radio Mix)
2. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)
3. It's like that (David Morales Classic Mix)
4. It's like that (Stereo Experience)
5. It's like that (Stereo Dub)

5" CD-single from the USA (2498)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Yuan Man

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (David Morales Radio Mix)
2. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)
3. It's like that (David Morales Classic Mix)
4. It's like that (Stereo Experience)
5. It's like that (Stereo Dub)

5" CD-single from the USA (2270)
ISLR 16251-2
promo
collection Luis Uribe

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main Version)
2. It's like that (Instrumental)
3. It's like that (Call Out #1)
4. It's like that (Call Out #2)

VINYL SINGLES
12" vinyl maxi-single from Europe (2345)
MARIAHVP5
promo, called "Remixes"
collection Gonçalo Peres

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (David Morales Club Remix)
2. It's like that (Stereo Experience)

12" vinyl maxi-single from Europe (2336)
9881233
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main Version)
2. It's like that (No Rap)
3. It's like that (David Morales Club Remix)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the UK (2455)
MARAIH001
promo
collection Stephen Slack

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Un-leashed Pound Boy Remix)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the UK / Europe (2302)
MARIAHVP4
promo, includes a UK press sheet
tracks repeated on both sides
collection Helen G.

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (Club)
3. It's like that (Instrumental)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the USA (2349)
no catalogue number
promo, tracks repeated on both sides
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Remix featuring Fat Joe - Main)
2. It's like that (Remix featuring Fat Joe - Clean)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the USA (2278)
ISLR 16251-1
promo, tracks repeated on both sides
collection Luc Baumgartner

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main Version)
2. It's like that (Club Version)
3. It's like that (Instrumental)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the USA (2286)
ISLR 16251-1
promo, tracks repeated on both sides
collection Luc Baumgartner

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main)
2. It's like that (Club)
3. It's like that (Instrumental)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the USA (2346)
ISLR 16288-1
promo, 2 LP set
collection Gunyakrit C.

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)
2. It's like that (David Morales Classic Mix)
3. It's like that (Stereo Experience)
4. It's like that (Stereo Dub)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the USA (2299)
B0004230-11
tracks repeated on both sides
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Main Version)
2. It's like that (Club Version)
3. It's like that (Instrumental)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the USA (2431)
B0004621-11
called "Remixes by David Morales"
collection Kerry Scrimshaw, Gustavo Veloso

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (David Morales Club Mix)
2. It's like that (Stereo Experience)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the USA (2372)
B0004625-11
called "Remix by Scott Storch"
collection K. Nakajima

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (Album Version)
2. It's like that (Instrumental)
3. It's like that (Remix feat. Fat Joe)
4. It's like that (Remix Instrumental)

CASSETTE SINGLES
cassette single from Japan (2522)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Rob Fredie

Tracklisting:
1. It's like that (feat. Fatman Scoop & Jermaine Dupri)

SHEET MUSIC
sheet music from the USA (2475)
352904
Hal Leonard Corporation
piano - vocal - guitar
6 pages
collection Mikael Mansur Martinelli
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