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The artists co-wrote the song with Walter Afanasieffwho co-produced it with Carey. The song speaks about the death of a loved one, how the protagonist took their presence for granted and misses them, and finally about Maldon (Remix) - Zouk Machine - Les Essentiels the person in heaven.
Both Carey and Boyz II Men wrote the song about specific people One Sweet Day (Feat. Boyz II Men) - Mariah Carey - The Greatest Hits. Always Be My Baby their lives, being inspired by sufferers of the AIDS epidemic, which was globally prevalent at that time. The song spent 16 weeks atop the Billboard Hot in the United States, becoming the longest-running number one song in the chart's history at the timea record held for 23 years.
Subsequently, Billboard ranked it as the ninth best charting single of the s. Additionally, the song was performed at Princess Diana 's memorial service in September It is featured on her compilation albums, 1'sGreatest HitsThe Balladsand 1 to Infinity The singer later said that she was content a real music video was never filmed, fearing that no video could truly capture the song's strong lyrical message.
Critics felt the video choice was wise, and agreed that the simple concept paid homage to the song's selfless message. The song was produced by Carey and Afanasieff, who built on the song's melody and added various grooves and beats.
When they came into the studio, I played them the idea for the song and when [it] was finished, they looked at each other, a bit stunned, and told me that Nathan "Nate" Morris had written a song for his road manager who had passed away.
It had basically the same lyrics and fitted over the same chord changes. It was really, really weird, we finished the song right then and there. We were all kinda flipped about it ourselves. Fate had a lot to do with that. I know some people won't believe it, but we wouldn't make up such a crazy story.
After they began working on the song, Carey began to incorporate other lyrics into the chorus, trying to make the song relatable to the AIDS epidemic that was in full force in the mids. AllMusic 's Stephen Thomas Erlewine praised the song for its craft and writing, commenting that "[in] "One Sweet Day," a duet with Boyz II Men, Carey appeals to both audiences equally because of the sheer amount of craft and hard work she puts into her albums.
The song remained at the peak for a record-breaking 16 consecutive weeks, from December 2, to March Academic Festival Overture Op.
80 - Various - Music Til Dawn Volume II, Outside the U. In the UK, it is one of Carey's best-selling singles, with estimated sales ofThe song's music video was directed by Larry Jordan. Instead, a filming crew was present during the song's recording, and filmed bits of Carey and Boyz recording the song. Walter Afanasieff later told Fred Bronson that shooting the video was "crazy", stating, "They had film crews and video guys, while I'm at the board trying to produce.
And these guys were running around having a ball, because Mariah and them are laughing and screaming and they're being interviewed. And I'm tapping people on the shoulder. Critics agreed, feeling that the song was a perfect match for the video and its message. Aside from the recording sessions, the video also shared bits of Carey and Boyz bonding and sharing their ideas in the studio, where Carey felt they "bonded". Without Words - Clearlight - Forever Blowing Bubbles the performance, Carey wore a long black dress and matching sleeveless blouse, while the group wore white jackets and black pants.
After the song's bridge, a choir of male and female vocalists took place on the rafters placed over the stage, all wearing white gowns. During the service and song recital, Carey wore a conservative long black sheer gown, with long golden curls. Boyz II Men all wore similar matching dark suit and garments. One of the male vocalists had already been switched, as one of the group members had already resigned. Aside from live television appearances, the song was performed on many of Carey's tours.
A similar concept was used for her Butterfly World Tourwith the addition of several live back up vocalists joining on stage. During the tour's filmed show in Anaheim California, the group joined Carey live on stage and performed the song together.
During the Angels Advocate Tour inCarey performed a snippet of the song in Singapore, with Trey Lorenz filling in for the group's verses. Carey also performed the song as a part of her Las Vegas residency, Mariah Carey Number 1'swith Lorenz reprising his role as well as Daniel Moore. It was also performed on selected dates Coming Back To You - Chris Norman - Full Circle her Caution World Tour.
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