Carey recorded this song for Disney's The Wizard of Oz prequel, Oz, the Great and Powerful
. "'Almost Home' has a message that works beautifully with the film," said the singer. "It's a feel-good record, evoking the feeling of reaching your home and being with people that you love."
Previous contributions by Carey for movies include "When You Believe
" for The Prince of Egypt
as well the soundtrack for her own much-panned film Glitter