Billy Ray Cyrus is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his biggest hit by re-inventing it, and himself.

The country singer — who announced on Friday (April 28) that he is changing his name to simply Cyrus in August — also dropped an unexpected new recording of his signature song, “Achy Breaky Heart,” on Friday, pulling back the tempo and delivering the track with a Stones-y swagger that’s closer to songwriter Don Von Tress’ original intent for the song.

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