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We know Miley Cyrus adores you, subject of brooding ballad. But clearly, as per the song's leaked and now just-released video, she adores herself.

For most of the 4½-minute clip, a soft-lit Miley is gyrating under a white sheet. Cue earnest closeups, lots of licking and rubbing and one night-vision video camera.

And remember her flesh-colored underwear from the VMAs? It's back - but sheer.

Cyrus seems to be enjoying herself tremendously in Adore You, which was supposed to be released this morning. But she sure wasn't happy when she learned someone else had posted it early. The video made its way online Wednesday, which led Cyrus to tweet the following on Christmas morning:

"We all know Smilers would break another record if it wasn't for the (expletive) face who leaked my video. Alllllll good! Keep smiling :)"

The foam finger from Cyrus' performance at the MTV Video Music Awards in August may be gone, but Cyrus' own fingers cover much of the same territory in the new clip. She eventually changes from the skin-colored undies into a black mesh outfit for a steamy bathtub scene.

Cyrus often has a hand-held camera with her, and many of the shots appear to come from that camera. The whole video seems to be such an exploration of selfie love that one can't help but wonder who Cyrus has in mind when she sings, "When you say I love you, know I love you more."

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