LISTEN: Mariah Carey's 'Almost Home'

2.19.2013

By Andrew Villagomez

The new single from the 'Oz the Great and Powerful' soundtrack pays homage to Dorothy

Mariah Carey debuts her new single, "Almost Home," which she co-wrote and co-produced for the upcoming Disney film, Oz the Great and Powerfulstarring James Franco, Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis, and Rachel Weisz—in theaters March 8.

"[The song] has a message that works beautifully with the film," Carey said earlier this month in a release. "It’s a feel-good record; it gives you the feeling of reaching your home and being with people that you love."

It is an up-tempo pop piece, and in the chorus, Carey pays homage to our friend Dorothy with the lyrics: "When you're almost there/ And you're almost home/ Just open up your eyes and go"—reminding us of Dorothy closing her eyes and clicking her heels to get back home to Kansas.  

Listen below:

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