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Riff: Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”

Jun 17, 2013

To my homegirls here with the big butts/Shaking it like we at a strip club/Remember only God can judge us

from We Can't Stop lyrics by Miley Cyrus

With talk of strip clubs and coke of a non fizzy-pop kind, it’s clear that Cyrus isn’t going to toe the squeaky-clean party line now she’s left the Disney stable. But such contrived shock tactics only take away from what is a surprisingly downbeat and woozy ode to the whole YOLO craze; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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