Mark the Passage of Time By Watching Miley Cyrus React to Her Sassy 'Hannah Montana' Audition Tape

May 12, 2017

Miley Cyrus's return to music with new single "Malibu" also means the singer and former Disney starlet is taking a trip through memory lane. During a visit to Radio Disney, Cyrus had the chance to re-watch one of her game-changing audition tapes for Hannah Montana, the show that launched her to stardom. This clip is of her singing, foreshadowing her musical success to come.

"By the way, my t-shirt says 'I should have my own TV show,'" Cyrus pointed out as she began watching the clip. In it, a pre-fame Cyrus confidently belts out a song called "Let's Go to the Beach." The executives she's performing for in the tape ask her if she's signed to a record label yet. "No, but it’s going to happen,” young Miley responded with lots of attitude, a hair toss, and a distinctive southern accent. "And you are just the one that's gonna do it," present-day Miley added with a laugh.

"Looks like someone had an eye for talent," someone else in the room chimed in about the auspicious start. "This is a jewel," Cyrus admits at the end.

Cyrus hasn't always shared fond memories of her Hannah Montana days, but looks like her newly evolved sound and perspective are giving her a chance to relive her childhood glory with no hard feelings. Watch her get nostalgic, above.

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