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I can't help but assume a Mariah Carey original song for a Disney film, in this case Oz the Great and Powerful, will be a potential contender for Best Original Song at the Oscars next year and while it is only February, it doesn't hurt to speculate. That said, today you get to sample the new track, which is titled "Almost Home" and will be available on iTunes on Tuesday, February 19 and will have a David Lachapelle-directed music video arriving soon enough. Carey co-wrote the track with Simone Porter, Justin Gray, Lindsey Ray. You can listen to a sample directly below. Oz the Great and Powerful hits theaters in 3-D on March 8. Disney's fantastical adventure Oz The Great and Powerful, directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum's beloved character, the Wizard of Oz. When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, »

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