SONG OF THE DAY: Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men – One Sweet Day

SONG OF THE DAY

Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men

One Sweet Day

“One Sweet Day,” was written and performed by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men and was featured on Carey’s fifth studio album Daydream. Carey started writing the song after the death of her close friend and collaborator, David Cole. Soon she was composing with Boyz II Men, and it produced this emotional and powerful record.

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“One Sweet Day” spent 16 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 and to this day is the longest running number one song on the chart, and the most successful single for Carey and Boyz II Men.

 Mariah Carey  Boyz II Men one sweet day

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The song’s message and the joining forces of two of the best things to come out of the 90s (Carey and Boyz II Men), makes this record unforgettable.

Lyrics:

Sorry I never told you
All I wanted to say
And now it’s too late to hold you
‘Cause you’ve flown away
So far away

Never had I imagined
Living without your smile
Feeling and knowing you hear me
It keeps me alive
Alive

[Chorus:]
And I know you’re shining down on me from heaven
Like so many friends we’ve lost along the way
And I know eventually we’ll be together
One sweet day

Darling I never showed you
Assumed you’d always be there
I took your presence for granted
But I always cared
And I miss the love we shared

[Chorus]

Although the sun will never shine the same again
I’ll always look to a brighter day
Lord I know when I lay me down to sleep
You will always listen as I pray

[Chorus]

Sorry I never told you
All I wanted to say

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