The track was released as the first single from Cyrus' new album of the same name "Can't Be Tamed", released on June 21st The song received airplay on radio internationally on May 3rd and was made available as a digital download on May 18th. The song received a positive reception from fans, who liked the new style shown by Cyrus in this song.
Miley Cyrus' Time of Our Lives EP spawned the carefree mega-hit “Party in the U.S.A.,” but on her second album, she does just about everything she can to distance herself from that look and sound to announce that she has grown up. On Can’t Be Tamed’s cover, she’s clad in black from her heavily lined eyes to the tips of her toes, sporting pale skin and chestnut hair several .
Aug 17, · 7. Can't Be Tamed - Though I love the song, it wouldn't be my first choice as the lead single. That said, it did create a mission statement for most of the next 10 years of her career (again, Younger Now is an outlier) and the (purposeful or not) callback to See You Again - "I have a heart that will never be tamed" - makes it that much better.