On Wednesday, January 16, Miley Cyrus performed the Temple of the Dog classic “Say Hello 2 Heaven” at Chris Cornell’s tribute concert in LA. Her take on the song really stuck with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich, who later took to Instagram to share his praise for her performance.
Cyrus performed two songs at the “I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell”concert, her first one being Cornell’s “Two Drink Minimum”. Later, she returned to the stage to sing her rendition of “Say Hello 2 Heaven.”
“Thank you, everybody,” Cyrus told the crowd at the end of her performance. “I fucking wanted to sing this song tonight. We love you, Chris. Thank you for bringing us all together like you always have. It’s a fucking honor. This was the fucking best day.”
The emotional performance resonated with a lot of fans, included Metallica’s drummer Lars Ulrich, who later took to Instagram to share a photo of himself and Cyrus backstage.
“Still stunned by your next level version of “Say Hello 2 Heaven” for Chris! Beyond inspiring.”
You can view a video of Cyrus’ performance at the tribute show below.
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