It’s surprisingly a semi-ballad with still the predictable arrangement. She enters singing low notes and is off to singing the highest notes that we could get out of her lungs. She’s still amazing-vocally but the success isn’t much around. Even though it may sound like “We Belong Together”, Mariah is just having some rough time producing hit after hit after her sole top 10 hit from her E=MC2 album. I guess Simon’s analysis on the Mariah image is a little bit correct. It’s still packed with emotion, Mariah’s penetrative five-octave vocals piercing at least some parts of the song.
RELEASED: December 16, 2008 (US), January 5, 2009 (UK)
TRACK LISTING (CD Single):
- “I Stay in Love” (Main version) – 3:32
- “I Stay in Love” (Instrumental) – 3:30