While she weathers the backlash brought on by the announcement her new album would be Hip Hop-influenced (despite slamming the genre in favor of Country just a year ago), Miley Cyrus attempts to redirect the focus to her music with her stunning cover of John Lennon and Yoko Ono‘s Christmas classic ‘Happy Xmas (War is Over).’
Tapping her ‘Nothing Breaks Like a Heart’ creator Mark Ronson to assist, the duo’s remake of the Lennon classic is only heightened in power thanks to the inclusion of work from his son, Sean Ono Lennon.
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Take from her what you will, it’s appreciated when Cyrus reminds people that behind the antics lies a powerful voice that’s oft forgotten. Here’s hoping the next album showcases more of her vocal prowess.