Miley Cyrus' cover of Blondie's "Heart Of Glass" reminded us at NYLON that the pop star has always been a great cover artist. Though it shouldn't take away from her original work, Cyrus' voice — warm, weathered, and with a range that feels boundless — has always been a metamorphic wonder, ever since she stunned the world with her iconic version of "Jolene." That was neither the beginning nor the end though. Here are her best song covers, for your enjoyment.
The cover that started it all, Miley's take on godmother Dolly Parton's classic plea to a woman her man has eyes for is also an undeniable testament to Cyrus' powerhouse vocals.
As a child star turned pop singer, Cyrus is intimately familiar with the machinations of fame and how it can strip artists of their idealism, making her cover of Melanie's 1970 song about disillusionment all the more potent.
Nothing screams Pride more than watching Miley Cyrus sing the hell out of Madonna’s biggest hits, including a showstopping rendition of “Like A Prayer.”
Miley Cyrus delivered a hypnotizing snippet of the Cocteau Twins classic in Las Vegas with assistance from a backing band that perfectly recreated the song’s shoegaze sound.