Cyrus began working on the project shortly before the release of her sixth studio album Younger Now The album was originally planned to be released as a trilogy of extended plays EPs , one of which was released in She Is Coming. It received an average score of 58 out of on Metacritic ,  and charted at number five on the US Billboard with first-week sales of 33, copies and 45, overall album-equivalent units. Two weeks before Younger Now was released, Cyrus stated that she was "over [the album]" and was "already two songs deep on the next one;"  however, she later said that she began working on the album in early Cyrus deleted all posts from her Instagram account in July and was absent from social media through November, when she returned to announce her collaboration with Ronson and continued work on her forthcoming record. Cyrus held a private listening session of the album for iHeartRadio executives upon announcing its completion in May. Cyrus continued work on the record following her separation from husband Liam Hemsworth in August. On New Year's Day , Cyrus uploaded a highlight video of the past decade and announced that "[the] new era starts now. She is scheduled to perform at the Bonnaroo Music Festival , which was originally scheduled for June 12 in Manchester, Tennessee before ultimately being substituted for a virtual showing.
The singer's mom Tish Cyrus approved of the video on Instagram, leaving a series of fire emojis in the comment section. Early Wednesday, the "Party Up the Street" singer, 27, gave fans a brief glimpse at some work-in-progress tunes, posting a video on Instagram as a yet-unreleased song played in the background. She then showcases a neon display of the word "disco," while peering at the camera through sunglasses. Cyrus' last music release was a year ago when she dropped the breakup single "Slide Away" in August. The stylized studio clip was parent-approved as Cyrus' mom Tish left a trio of flame emojis in the comment section. Last month, Tish, 53, opened up about her daughter's sobriety during an appearance on the Chicks in the Office podcast, sharing that "everybody thinks Miley is like this wild thing," when she is actually living a mellow life these days. She smokes CBD only. She doesn't drink," Tish said at the time. She's like, she's just so solid. And so, it just worked.
On comeback single "Midnight Sky," released late Thursday, Miley Cyrus once again shows off a new sound while also giving fans an intimate glimpse of her life. The disco-tinged song was inspired by Cyrus' at times tumultuous past year. Chiefly, the media attention surrounding her separation from actor husband Liam Hemsworth "The Hunger Games" franchise , less than a year after they wed. The pop star's subsequent relationships with reality star Kaitlynn Carter and singer Cody Simpson were ravenously followed and picked apart on social media, but Cyrus takes back her narrative on "Midnight Sky. More: Miley Cyrus opens up about sobriety journey, says she's been 'sober sober' for six months. It also marks the first time she has directed a music video on her own, after co-directing four videos with Diane Martel for songs including "Younger Now" and "Dooo It! The retro video features Cyrus singing in front of a wall of mirrors, rocking jewel-studded gloves and glittery makeup.
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