There's nothing quite like an intricately designed Mariah Carey lyric. You know it when you hear it, because it involves a kind of vivid wordplay so utterly specific that you can't help but find yourself conjuring images in your own head of blissful romantic entanglements, earnest yearning or the doldrums of deep, intense heartache.
In the dreamy deep cut "Underneath the Stars," for example, she describes a rendezvous with a lover:
One summer night, we ran away for awhile
Laughing, we hurried beneath the sky