Miley Cyrus Drops ‘Midnight Sky’

Miley Cyrus Drops ‘Midnight Sky’

Miley Cyrus Drops ‘Midnight Sky’

‘I was born to run, I don’t belong to anyone’

‘I was born to run, I don’t belong to anyone’

Text: Jared Peraglia

Miley Cyrus takes command of her narrative in a new single “Midnight Sky” which debuted alongside a self-directed music video today.

“I was born to run, I don’t belong to anyone,” Miley sings draped in Chanel, lounging in candy and dancing around floating bubbles. The experimental song and music video both took inspiration from Cyrus’ career-long allies Stevie Nicks, Joan Jett and Debbie Harry who have pushed Cyrus to be unapologetic with her style and music.

Cyrus had teased the song’s release earlier this week by posting videos on Instagram’s Reels feature. Anticipation was also built around the release of “Midnight Sky” as fans could call a California area code phone number and hear a 15 second preview of the track. 

“Midnight Sky” marks Cyrus’ first song since last year when she dropped the EP She is Coming. The EP was supposed to be among three other EPs released in 2019, but as Cyrus was admitted to a hospital for tonsillitis and later vocal surgery those release plans were cancelled. 

Cyrus has kept busy throughout the span of the coronavirus pandemic. Back in June, Cyrus performed in an empty Rose Bowl Stadium singing the Beatles' Help for the Global Citizen Global Goal: Unite for Our Future campaign. Earlier in quarantine, Cyrus performed on Saturday Night Live and even directed a music video for singer Cody Simpson. 

 

Credits: Photo courtesy of Miley Cyrus.

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