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THANK GOD I FOUND YOU

Mariah's second single from the album "Rainbow", "Thank God I found you", teamed her up with boy-band 98 and R&B singer Joe, and both parties appeared in the song's performance-based video. The clip premiered on MTV's Total Request Live, as Joe and the members of 98 joined host Carson Daly in MTV's Times Square Studios. Mariah herself was in Spain on a promotional tour, but she took time out to join the powwow via phone to explain how she chose her collaborators for the single.

"It's like when I was writing 'One sweet day'," Mariah recalled. "It really cried out for a group to be singing with me and for a strong male-female thing in terms of going back and forth, vocally. So you know, we just naturally came together."


The video was shoot at the "Last chance summer dance" on September 12, 1999, in front of 27,000 people. The video remix was shot in October 1999 in a Hamburg bar, during a promotional tour in Germany.

On February 10, 2000, "Thank God I found you" reached the top spot, making it Mariah's 15th number 1 single. This means Mariah had a number 1 hit in every year of her career, 11 years in a row. Only Elvis Presly (17) and the Beatles (20) had more number 1 hits.

In the year 2000, songwriters Seth Swirsky and Warryn Campbell sued Mariah, claiming "Thank God I found" you was actually a copy of their composition "One of those love songs". But in a written ruling, U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder said there was a "lack of melodic similarity between the two songs". The judge did not find any "similarity in key, harmonic structure, tempo, or genre" between the songs, the ruling stated.

CD-SINGLES
5" CD-single from Australia (1272)
COL61
promo
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (featuring Joe and 98 Degrees)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe and 98 Degrees)

5" CD-single from Australia (0642)
668460 2
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)
3. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)
4. Heartbreaker (Remix featuring Da Brat & Missy Elliott)

5" CD-single from Australia (1418)
668460 2
collection Andy Tan

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)
3. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)
4. Heartbreaker (Remix featuring Da Brat & Missy Elliott)

The difference with item 0642 is that on this CD the writing is brown letters on a white background and on the other CD the writing is white letters on a brown background.

5" CD-single from Austria (0651)
XPCD 1237
promo
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit featuring Joe & Nas)

5" CD-single from Austria (0794)
XPCD 1247
promo without sleeve
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (StarGate Radio Edit featuring Joe & 98)

5" CD-single from Austria (0643)
668568 1
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)

5" CD-single from Austria (0644)
668568 2
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)
3. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)
4. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Instrumental)

5" CD-single from Austria (1010)
668568 9
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
3. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)

5" CD-single from Austria (0645)
668854 1
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit w/o Rap featuring Joe)

5" CD-single from Austria (0646)
668854 2
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)
4. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)

5" CD-single from Brazil (1009)
899.846/2-495636
promo
collection Gustavo Saczk

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit featuring Joe & Nas)
3. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit w/o Rap featuring Joe)
4. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Instrumental)
5. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)

5" CD-single from Japan (1008)
XDCS 93386
promo
collection Luis Uribe

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you

5" CD-single from Japan (0650)
SRCS 2170
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)

5" CD-single from Japan (2615)
SRCS 2170
promo
collection Gustavo S. Veloso

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)

This promo is exactly the same as item 0650, but on the obi-strip is a sticker saying "not for sale" and on the CD itself it says "sample".

5" CD-single from South-Africa (0768)
CDSIN 375 I
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)
3. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit featuring Joe & Nas)
4. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Instrumental)

5" CD-single from South-Korea (0649)
CPK-2215 (44K 79339)
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
4. Babydoll

5" CD-single from South-Korea (2390)
CPK-2215 (44K 79339)
promo
collection Rob Fredie

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
4. Babydoll

This CD-Single is exactly the same as item 0649, but on the back cover is printed "promo only not for sale".

5" CD-single from the UK (2010)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Marcel Trupia

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Stargate Mix)

5" CD-single from the UK (2021)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Marcel Trupia

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix)

5" CD-single from the UK (0647)
669058 2
picture CD
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (StarGate Radio Edit)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)
3. Babydoll

5" CD-single from the UK (0648)
669058 5
strictly limited edition ballads CD
with free double sided Mariah poster
picture CD
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)
2. One sweet day (Album Version featuring Boyz II Men)
3. I'll be there (featuring Trey Lorenz)

5" CD-single from the USA (2213)
no catalogue number
promo
collection John Paul Loo

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)

5" CD-single from the USA (3373)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Andy Hermawan Tjondrodihardjo

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit w/o Rap featuring Joe)

5" CD-single from the USA (2164)
no catalogue number
promo
collection David Hinz

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)

5" CD-single from the USA (2145)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Bryan Jedh Colinares

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Instrumental)
4. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)

5" CD-single from the USA (0640)
38K 79338
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)

5" CD-single from the USA (0641)
44K 79339
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
4. Babydoll

5" CD-single from the USA (2885)
44K 79339
collection Wojciech Sichniewicz

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
4. Babydoll

This CD-Single is almost the same as item 0641, but the insert is a gatefold and the CD itself is slightly different.

VINYL SINGLES
12" vinyl maxi-single from Holland (1011)
668568 6

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Edit featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Instrumental)
4. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the UK (0653)
XPR 2538
promo
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Instrumental)
4. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98 Degrees)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the UK (0654)
XPR 2540
promo
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. X-Girlfriend

7" vinyl single from the USA (0655)
38-79338
without picture sleeve
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the USA (1285)
unknown catalogue number
promo
collection Ashes Chopra

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix w/o Rap featuring Joe)
3. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Instrumental)
4. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)
5. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)

12" vinyl maxi-single from the USA (0652)
44 79339
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix Instrumental)
3. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)
4. Fantasy (featuring O.D.B.)

CASSETTE SINGLES
cassette single from New Zealand (1012)
668460.8

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)
3. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)
4. Heartbreaker (Remix featuring Da Brat & Missy Elliott)

cassette single from the UK (0639)
669058 4
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Make It Last Remix featuring Joe & Nas)

cassette single from the USA (0638)
38T 79338
collection Eric de Ridder

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you (Album Version featuring Joe & 98)
2. Thank God I found you (Celebratory Mix featuring Joe & 98)

VIDEO SINGLES
video single from the USA (1588)
no catalogue number
promo
collection Kerry Scrimshaw

Tracklisting:
1. Thank God I found you/Make it last forever (Remix featuring Nas & Joe)
2. Thank God I found you (featuring Joe & 98 Degrees)

SHEET MUSIC
sheet music from the USA (1069)
HL00352116
Hal Leonard Corporation
piano - vocal - guitar
10 pages
collection Eric de Ridder
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