Younger Now Album is by Miley Cyrus, the American singer, songwriter and actress.
Her sixth studio album was released on the 29th of September 2017 under the record label RCA.
All the tracks featured were written and produced by Miley Cyrus and Oren Yoel, the American songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. Along with Miley Cyrus, Oren Yoel has worked with a diverse range of artists from hip-hop to pop.
A songwriting credit has been given to Dolly Parton for track three, ” Rainbowland “, which she also features as a guest vocalist.
Upon release, the Younger Now album received mixed reviews from the music press. Rob Sheffield, writing for Rollingstone.com, commented that ” The songs are deliberately low-affect, if short on personality compared to her other albums. ” Allmusic‘s Stephen Thomas Erlewine awarded the album just short of five stars. In a positive review he said that ” If Younger Now seems slightly scattered as it flits from song to song, it nevertheless adds up to a portrait of a pop star so confident of her swagger, she doesn’t bother with such niceties as old-fashioned flow. ”
The Younger Now album is a mix of country music and pop. It’s mostly an attempt for the singer to reinvent herself as Madonna and Kylie Minogue have done before her.
The album moves away from the provocative image portrayed in the Bangerz and Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz albums to forge a more conservative reputation.
The Younger Now album enjoyed some commercial success. In the United States, it sold forty-five thousand album-equivalent units ( 1 Album = 10 downloads or 1500 song streams ). Thirty-three thousand of those were traditional sales.
In the United Kingdom, first-week sales exceeded ten thousand, giving Miley Cyrus her fifth album to chart inside the Top Ten in the country.
The lead single, ” Malibu “, was released on the 11th of May 2017. The song, written by Miley Cyrus and Oren Yoel, discusses her relationship with actor Liam Hemsworth, her fiancé.
” Malibu ” became a successful release for Miley Cyrus. In the United States, it peaked at number ten on the 3rd of June 2017 and has spent fifteen weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. It also reached number twenty-one on the Billboard Adult ( Top 40 ), with a position of eighteen on the Mainstream Top 40.
In the United Kingdom, the single entered the UK Singles Chart on the 25th of May 2017 and peaked at number eleven. It has spent nine weeks in the Top Twenty and to date twenty weeks in the Top 100.
The Younger Now album has been a commercial success for Miley Cyrus. In the United States, the album peaked at number five on the 21st of October 2017 and has to date, spent eight weeks on the Billboard 200.
In the United Kingdom, the album entered the UK Albums Chart on the 12th of October 2017 and peaked at number eight. It has spent one week in the Top Ten and three weeks in the Top 100.
In Australia, the Younger Now album peaked at number two, with the singer topping the PROMUSICAE Albums chart in Spain.
In New Zealand, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Scotland and Slovakia, the album peaked inside the Top Ten.
About Miley Cyrus
Destiny Hope Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She was born on the 23rd of November 1992, in Franklin, a city about twenty-one miles south of Nashville in the US states of Tennessee.
Miley, whose godmother is the country music legend Dolly Parton, became a teen idol after starring in the Disney Channel television series, Hannah Montana, playing the part of Miley Stewart.
Meet Miley Cyrus, her debut studio album, released on the 26th of June 2007, was certified 3x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America ( RIAA ) for sales of over three million units.
To date, Miley’s album releases are six studio, one live and two video albums. She has also released one Extended Play and twenty-eight singles.
As a multi-award-winning recording artist, Miley has won many awards during her career including two Billboard Music, three Latin Music Italian, six Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice, one MTV Video Music, two MTV Europe Music and nineteen Teen Choice Awards.
Her career earnings are estimated to be over $360 million.
Younger Now Album Track Listing:
1. Younger Now
3. Rainbowland ( featuring Dolly Parton )
4. Week Without You
5. Miss You So Much
6. I Would Die for You
8. Bad Mood
9. Love Someone
10. She’s Not Him