When You Believe

How When You Believe (From The Prince of Egypt) came together: Whitney: ”Hey, girl, let’s make our first record together!” Mariah: ”No problem, girlfriend. And since it’s for an animated biblical epic, let’s find a ballad so insipid it won’t offend anyone of any religious persuasion.” Babyface: ”Girls, I’ll devise an arrangement with so much sap, maple trees will be jealous!” Whitney and Mariah: ”As long as we get individual verses — and you crank it up for the finale so we can overemote at each other to make damn sure everyone knows the song is inspiring!” Babyface: ”You go, girls!” C-

When You Believe
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