Miley Cyrus: Eight Great Covers That Reveal Her Range

Tom Petty, Dolly Parton and other artists get the cover-version treatment from the pop shapeshifter

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"Summertime Sadness" (2013)

Lana Del Rey was one of early-2010s pop's leading cult heroines almost as soon as she released her first single ("Video Games"), and in 2013 a house remix of her summer-bummer track "Summertime Sadness" became an unexpected crossover smash. Cyrus plays up her voice's inherent twang in her cover of of the track for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge; it was a returning-the-favor gesture of sorts, as earlier that year Haim and Bastille had put their spins on songs from Cyrus' Bangerz.

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