The Internet is having a blast with Mariah Carey’s new album, ‘Me. I Am Mariah … The Elusive Chanteuse’

Me. I Am Mariah ... The Elusive Chanteuse isn't out yet, but it's already a phenomenon.

Mar 2, 2020, 5:18 am*

Internet Culture


Miles Klee

Firstly, if you haven’t heard the title of Mariah Carey’s 14th studio album, catch yourself up:

Practically any aspect of a phrase like Me. I Am Mariah … The Elusive Chanteuse would have been weird enough on its own—I don’t know that you could really call a globally famous pop star “elusive”—but the sum total has had an amazing effect on Internet people’s brains.

Not everyone was on board:


Others got into the spirit:


But whatever your feelings on the title, the resulting mashups (many courtesy of Photoshop wizard and Carey superfan Bobby Finger) were pure gold:


Now, while we wait for J.K. Rowling to turn Harry Potter and the Elusive Chanteuse into a profitable reality, you can generate your own bizarre, Mariah-esque album title. Because at the end of the day, we’ve all got a little diva in us.


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*First Published: May 2, 2014, 3:37 pm