It has been reported that American Idol judge and global superstar Mariah Carey has recorded the song for the upcoming Sam Raimi movie Oz The Great and Powerful. The song is titled Almost Home and a press release has given some details about the track.
The press release says that Almost Home is a perfect fit for Oz The Great and Powerful, as the message from the song fits in with the tone of the movie. The feel good track was also written by Mariah Carey, who says that the song is about reaching your home and being with the people you love.
Mariah Carey’s Almost Home is set to be released ahead of Oz The Great and Powerful, as it has been confirmed that she will be releasing the single, via her record label, Island Def Jam, on February 19. The music video for almost home will be directed by award-winning photographer/director David LaChapelle.
As for Oz The Great and Powerful, the movie stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Zach Braff. Oz The Great and Powerful is set to be released on March 8 in both the US and the UK.
For now though, check out one of the many Oz The Great and Powerful trailers below.