"Can't Be Tamed" is a song performed by American singer-songwriter Miley Cyrus. The song was co-written by Cyrus, Antonina Armato, Tim James, Paul Neumann, and Marek Pompetzki and produced by Armato and James, though it was primarily written by Cyrus. It was released on May 18, 2010 by Hollywood Records as the lead single of Cyrus' third studio album of the same name. A Rockangeles remix version featuring rapper Lil Jon was included as a bonus track on digital editions of the album. According to Cyrus, "Can't Be Tamed" describes a desire to break out and experience freedom. "Can't Be Tamed" is heavily based on synths, exploring through electropop and synthpop genres. The lyrics deal with the themes of freedom and self-expression, approached by sultry lyrics.
"Can't Be Tamed" has received generally positive responses by music critics. It also garnered commercial success. The song peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100, and reached its highest peak at number five on both the Irish Singles Chart and New Zealand Singles Chart. The song's accompanying music video was directed Robert Hales and follows Cyrus performing with backup dancers throughout a museum. Cyrus is first trapped in a giant cage, being observed by spectators; she then escapes and trashes the museum. She has promoted "Can't Be Tamed" by performing it at several venues, including a performance on Britain's Got Talent that resulted in negative reactions from the media. The song is also a part of Cyrus' second world tour, Gypsy Heart Tour. File Hashes
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