Contributed by a_rod221:
‘Through The Rain’, Mariah Carey’s first release on her MonarC Music record label, has debuted @ #15 on the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) singles chart for the week commencing November 18. Congratulations, Mariah! It was the second highest debut of the week, only beaten by Delta Goodrem who debuts @ #3 thanks to in-store appearances and cross promotion from her role in TV show, Neighbours. Lets hope we can make the single rise instead of fall, as all Mariah’s lead singles have peaked in the Top 10. Most recently “Loverboy” peaked @ #7, “Heartbreaker” @ #10 and “Honey” @ #8.
Despite low airplay, and the simple fact that the single is a ballad, it has done extremely well. The four major MIXFM radio stations (Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide) were the only commercial stations to give the single regular airplay. It seems Australia is impressed with Mariah’s return to form and this success is hopefully an indicator for how “Charmbracelet” will be received.