#PlayTime: Miley Cyrus Channels Madonna And Grace Jones In New Video For Her Bangerz Tour

02 May 2014 by

[Miley Cyrus strips off in video]

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Miley Cyrus has got nearly naked in a video again (no surprise). But this time she's come over all performance art for a short film shot by Quentin Jones - and we kinda love it. The clip features Miley wrapping herself in electrical tape, rubbing her body with black paint and wearing dramatic tissue paper false lashes. It's acrobatic, S&M-influenced and was shot to be projected while Miley performs on her Bangerz tour.

Miley Cyrus: Tongue Tied on Nowness.com

Entitled 'Tongue Tied', the most risque sections of the black and white video show Miley wearing rubber knickers and just tape over her nipples as she hangs off a metal bar, opening and closing her legs.

The footage has been manipulated to cut up Miley's body. Sections of her face ared layered over her form in an alien-like manner and her image is repeated to look like wallpaper. It's reminscent of Madonna's Erotic era and Grace Jones' video for 'Slave To The Rhythm'.

The video premiered on Nowness today with Sarah Nicole Prickett, founder of Adult magazine, explaining the clip is less erotic and more ironic, with Miley playing a characture of herself. 

'Her poses are jokes, even that infamous tongue—stuck out—remains firmly in cheek. She holds up the cardboard cut-out and winks. Get it? She’s playing with herself,' says Sarah. 'It should be clear as ink that Miley Cyrus is no former Disney kid. She's a forever Disney kid. Sixty years after Walt himself collaborated with Salvador Dali, his phantasmagorical dreams of goofy innocence and erotically charged surrealism have been reanimated.'

FYI - the video's soundtrack is 'Stockholm Syndrome' by 30’s feat. Zoee.


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