Global superstar Miley Cyrus has FINALLY shared the studio version of Metallica's iconic track, Nothing Else Matters. After performing the song at her epic 2019 Glastonbury set, Cyrus took to the studio last year to officially record the track for a forthcoming Metallica tribute album, The Metallica Blacklist.
On the release, the singer teamed up with her longtime collaborator and producer WATTS, as well as the legendary Elton John and Yo-Yo Ma, Metallica's own Robert Trujillo and Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers. The dream band we never knew we needed!
Cyrus' signature smokey vocals ring through the track, with her powerful vocals taking centre stage whilst an epic arrangement plays out beneath. Time and time again, the singer has proven she's a rock God, with this latest release being no different. Speaking of the collaboration, Cyrus shared: "Honoured to be in the company of some of the greatest ever to do it".
Her collaborators each bring their unique and undeniable talent to the recording. You just know Elton John is bringing those mesmerising keys to the track, as Yo-Yo Ma's beautiful cello flows through. Commanding drums from Chad Smith keep the pace of the track whilst Robert Trujillo's powerful and moving guitar lines create nostalgia whilst also bringing the iconic track into a contemporary rock soundscape.
Due out this September The Metallica Blacklist will feature twelve songs from the iconic band, with fifty three artists taking on some of their biggest hits and fan favourites. Featuring Mac DeMarco, Rina Sawayama, Weezer, Sam Fender, Royal Blood, St. Vincent, J Balvin, Portugal. The Man, Chris Stapleton and so many more, the album covers a vast range of genres, generations and continents, proving the reach and undying love for one of the greatest heavy metal bands in history.
The album arrives as the band celebrate the 30th anniversary of their fifth studio album, The Black Album, which became one of the most critically acclaimed records in history. Featuring the hit singles Enter Sandman, The Unforgiven, Nothing Else Matters, Wherever I May Roam, and Sad But True, a new commemorative 30th anniversary edition will also be available, featuring remastered mixes, live recordings, rough mixes, demos, interviews and more, available across a variety of formats.
The Metallica Blacklist is out September 10. Watch the visual for Nothing Else Matters above!