By Tracy Wright For Dailymail. She's celebrating the success of her hit song with a new music video. The year-old songstress sported a bright red Santa-inspired suit in the clip as she celebrated the song reaching No. She's back! Mariah was dressed to the nines in a figure-hugging bodysuit complete with white fur trim as she danced among a sea of performers in candy cane ensembles. Her signature caramel-colored hair was perfectly curled and cascaded down her shoulders as she sang her classic hit. A gift: The year-old songstress sported a bright red Santa-inspired jacket in the clip as she celebrated the song reaching No. Queen: Mariah was dressed to the nines in a figure-hugging bodysuit complete with white fur trim as she danced among a sea of performers in candy cane ensembles.
The song was written by Carey and Dave Hall , both serving as primary producers alongside Sean Combs. The song heavily samples Tom Tom Club 's song " Genius of Love " and incorporates various other beats and grooves arranged by the former. The song's lyrics describe a woman who is in love with a man, and how every time she sees him she starts fantasizing about an impossible relationship with him. The remix for the song features rap verses from Ol' Dirty Bastard , something Carey arranged to assist in her crossover into the hip-hop market. Additionally, aside from topping the Hot chart for eight consecutive weeks, the song topped the charts in Australia, Canada and New Zealand, and was a top-five hit in Belgium, Finland, France and the United Kingdom. Carey performed "Fantasy" live on several television and award show appearances around the world. Carey performed the song at the 23rd annual American Music Awards , held on January 29, Additionally, it was performed live on British music chart program Top of the Pops and on French television.
She co-wrote and co-produced it with Walter Afanasieff for her fourth studio album and first holiday album , Merry Christmas The track is an uptempo love song that includes bell chimes , heavy back-up vocals, and synthesizers. Upon release, "All I Want for Christmas Is You" has been critically acclaimed, with The New Yorker calling it "one of the few worthy modern additions to the holiday canon. Two music videos were originally commissioned for the song. The primary video features grainy home-movie-style footage of Carey, her dogs and family during the holiday season, as well as Carey dressed in a Santa suit frolicking on a snowy mountainside. Carey's then-husband Tommy Mottola makes a cameo appearance as Santa Claus, bringing Carey a gift and leaving on a red sleigh. The second video was filmed in black and white, and features Carey dressed in s style in homage to The Ronettes , alongside back up singers and female dancers. A third music video directed by Joseph Kahn was released in to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the song.
She released an adorable, grainy visual that featured her having some fun in the snow with Santa Claus. So much so, in fact, that the tune just hit No. Now, the singer has gifted to the world the ultimate Christmastime visual for the legendary tune, so awesome and cozy that it instantly puts you in a good mood.