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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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Miley Cyrus’ varied discography hints at her wide-ranging musical tastes, but her cover songs give even more insight into her musical background. Here are eight remakes – of songs by Tom Petty, Crowded House, Taylor Swift and others – that stand out. 

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“See You Again” (2017)

Of course, the song that provides the most insight into Cyrus’ musical journey is a song that she initially made famous. “See You Again,” the first single Cyrus released under her own name after achieving tween-dream success while playing Disney’s part-time pop star Hannah Montana, brought the phrase “just being Miley” into the pop-culture lexicon. In honor of it turning 10 this year, Cyrus updated the track for BBC Radio One’s Live Lounge, giving it a low-lit country feel while performing it amidst the bright hues of her Malibu studio, Rainbowland. “It’s fun putting your name in a song,” she deadpanned after one run-through of the chorus, adding to the playfully nostalgic vibe. 

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