Earlier today, while pondering the title of Mariah Carey’s forthcoming 14th album, “Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse,” I realized something. Carey’s early album titles sound like names of ponies while her more recent album titles sound like names of racehorses. To extend my reporting, I created this hand-drawn news graphic:


Mariah Carey album titles: pony or racehorse?