That Time Miley Cyrus Sang a Song About a Friend’s Dead Cat

Miley at Art Basel
This is what happened during Miley Cyrus' Art Basel concert.
Miley Copes
Miley Cyrus opens up about how she coped with dog's death.
Miley Cyrus has a new song and — like her rib tattoo — it pays tribute to an animal from beyond the grave.

During her Art Basel performance last Wednesday night, the singer debuted the ballad and performed it for the very first time in front of a live audience. According to the 22-year-old, the track, titled “The Twinkle Song,” was written after she started having weird dreams about her friend’s dead cat.

“I write about death a lot,” Cyrus explained to the crowd. “My friend, she lost her cat, and I had these crazy dreams the night her cat died. I felt like her cat kind of told me what I was supposed to say to get her through it.”

She added, “It was more therapy to me than anything.”

Cyrus’ own dog, Floyd, passed away earlier this year while she was on her Bangerz Tour. The songstress broke down crying during a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide” shortly after his death.

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