By Mikael Wood
Updated September 02, 2009 at 04:00 AM EDT

Given that she’s already conquered the worlds of country and dance-pop, it was only a matter of time until tween queen Cyrus took ? a crack at hip-hop, as she does here on ”Party in the U.S.A.,” a bouncy Dr. Luke jam that finds Hannah Montana ?lost (and loving it) in Hollywood. ?Elsewhere on The Time of Our Lives, an eclectic Walmart-only mini-album, Cyrus works her ?husky chirp over big-beat disco-garage (”Talk Is Cheap”), paranoid synth-rock (”Kicking and Screaming”), and ?Les Miz-style power balladry (”Obsessed”). We await her inevitable death-metal move. B+

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