Mariah Carey announces The Rarities album featuring unreleased collaboration with Lauryn Hill

A previously unreleased collaboration with Lauryn Hill, titled Save The Day, will trail the release on August 21.

Mariah Carey is releasing a collection of previously unreleased material, titled The Rarities. 

The album, out on October 2, includes 15 demos, B-sides and previously unheard tracks from across the star's 30-plus year career. 

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The first single from the album will be released this Friday, August 21. The track, titled Save the Day, is a collaboration with Lauryn Hill. 

Mariah announced the news on Twitter, revealing the album's black and white artwork.

“This one is for you, my fans,” she said. “It’s to celebrate us, and to thank you for years of pure love and support. I am so grateful to you.”

The album announcement follows on from Carey’s recent sharing of rare archival material to celebrate her 30 years in music, under the hashtag #MC30.

Ahead of The Rarities' release, Mariah is releasing her highly anticipated memoir, The Meaning Of Mariah Carey, on September 29.

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