Two of the covers display Cyrus dressed in alternate outfits, one with a black jacket and another with a white bra and checkered black pants.
A third depicts a close-up of Cyrus surrounded by roses, while a fourth highlights a topless Cyrus covering her chest.
During an interview on The Ellen De Generes Show on October 10, host Ellen De Generes asked Cyrus if the record was inspired by her relationship with Liam Hemsworth, to which she replied "the whole album is a story of that and I think it says that starting with "Adore You" and ending with "Someone Else" .....
I think I knew more intuitively where my life was going than I actually thought I did at the time." ballad, which lyrically addresses a lover through lyrics including "We were meant to be/In holy matrimony".
It was the third-highest opening week for a female artist in 2013, and was later certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) after moving one million units.The album received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album, giving Cyrus her first Grammy nomination."We Can't Stop" was released as the lead single from Bangerz on June 3, 2013, and peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100.Furthermore, Cyrus promoted the album with her international Bangerz Tour."Right now, when people go to i Tunes and listen to my old music, it's so irritating to me because I can't just erase that stuff and start over.Subtle country music elements are present throughout the song."My Darlin'" features Future; Cyrus' vocal abilities were complimented, though were deemed to be overpowered by a "sea of blinking synths and unthawed crooning".Their efforts resulted in a primarily pop record, with lyrical themes that revolve largely around romance.It features guest vocals from several new partners, including pop singer Britney Spears and rappers French Montana, Future, Ludacris, and Nelly.My last record I feel so disconnected from – I was 16 or 17 when I made it.When you're in your 20s, you just don't really know that person anymore." In 2012, Cyrus announced plans to focus on her film career, effectively putting her musical endeavors on hiatus.