While reporting his 2012 Miguel cover story in LA, FADER's Duncan Cooper observed Miguel cheerfully "snapping into Spanish at any chance" with doormen and valets. He snaps effortlessly in and out of it here, on a true to title, half-Spanish-half-English remix of he and Mariah Carey's "#Beautiful." Alt-title "#Hermosa," it's a smart nod to the US' 50 million strong (as measured by the 2010 census) Latino population. "What? I'm bilingual, you didn't know?" Mariah giggles at the track's close, as if giddily predicting radio's future. Not sure if her boast is totally true, but she's recorded in Spanish before—hear versions of "My All" and "Hero" below.
Mariah Carey f. Miguel, “#Beautiful (Spanglish Version)”
June 27, 2013