mariah-careyDisney announced today that Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Mariah Carey has recorded the original song Almost Home for Sam Raimi’s upcoming fantasy adventure Oz the Great and Powerful. The track will be released as a single by Carey’s label, Island Def Jam, on February 19, 2013. David LaChapelle will direct Carey in the music video for Almost Home. Carey has written the song with Simone Porter, Justin Gray, Lindsey Ray, Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen. She has previously performed original songs for such films as The Prince of Egypt and Glitter. As previously reported, Danny Elfman has composed the score for Oz the Great and Powerful, which will be released by Intrada and Walt Disney Records next month. The movie starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams and Zach Braff will be released on March 8, 2013. For more information about the film, visit the official movie website.