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    Babyface Every Time TheLavaLizard
    Babyface’s ‘Every Time I Close My Eyes’ single cover

    Did you know you know that both Mariah Carey and Kenny G perform background on Babyface’s hit song ‘Every Time I Close My Eyes’?

    Babyface released ‘Every Time I Close My Eyes’ in January 1997 and many people were shocked to here the familiar sounds of an unnamed featured voice. Well, that mystery singer was Carey, who performed background vocals on the track while Kenny G played the saxophone.

    ‘Every Time I Close My Eyes’ peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and earned Babyface a Grammy Award nomination for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. Watch the video for the song below:

    Now you know!

    • Kayla

      I love this song!! However I did it know that Kenny G sang on it. 🙁

      • Lamb

        Kenny G didnt sing on it he just played the saxophone

    • MC

      One amazing song!

    • sexicaliswagg

      I knew that voice sounded familiar… wow

    • Sarah

      How can you not know this?
      So yeah, I knew.

    • Adrian

      Yeah..lambs know this! But the general public does not necessarily realize this. You’d be surprised how common this was back in the day.