Portrait

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  • This strings-and-piano ballad is the closing track of Caution. Written by Carey and produced by Daniel Moore, who also plays the piano, it is an intimate confessional about emotion suppression.

    Yet I know that tomorrow comes, so I'll be here when you rise
    Stay real close and the moment will subside
    Look the other way as I bottle myself up inside
    I won't let the teardrops spill tonight
    Just conceal myself and hide
    A portrait of my life


    Speaking on Good Morning America, Carey highlighted this as the Caution track as the one she's "most proud of." "It's a process of me healing myself and helping other people hopefully as well," she said.
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