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Mariah Carey Low-Key Released Another Christmas Hit 5 Years Ago

A new song to hear 24/7 at every shopping mall from November to January.

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No other female has ever even come close to the success of her 1994 holiday staple "All I Want For Christmas Is You".

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(^as if you haven't heard it enough this season)

While browsing the related videos from the music video, I noticed a music video for another Mariah Christmas song I'd never seen before.

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Needless to say, I was a little confused. I knew that Mariah had some other Christmas songs, but I had never seen this one before and from the 3 million views, it seems a lot of people hadn't either.

Turns out the that song, called "When Christmas Comes, is an absolute SMASH.

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The song was released with her second Christmas album in 2010 and also serves as a comfy 90's blanket. The slinky and smooth R&B jam fits in perfectly with "All I Want For Christmas Is You" but sounds a few years older and a whole lot more chill.

Carey rereleased the song a year later, this time with a little soulful help from suave-god John Legend.

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Both versions of the song did very very well in South Korea, yet never caught on in the rest of the world.

So, this Christmas, give yourself the gift of becoming acquainted with this beautiful overlooked Christmas miracle of a song.

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Hit the replay button and it really is the gift that keeps on giving.

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