Miley Cyrus' Black Mirror music video is the next best thing out of Netflix

CNET | 6/13/2019 | Jennifer Bisset
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The song is supposed to be a satire... so why does it sound so good?

Have you heard? Miley Cyrus has a new song out, and it's not from May's EP SHE IS COMING. Called On a Roll, it's an adaptation of a Nine Inch Nails song and features in an episode of the latest season of Black Mirror. It's cheesy, Britney Spears-y and tailored to teenagers. And I'm unashamed to say I absolutely love it.

Episode - Rachel - Jack - Ashley - Too

In the episode, Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too, you hear parts of the song throughout but never in full. That changed with the release of the music video on Thursday, when Netflix answered a question of curiosity: is the song as good as the snippets sound? Yes. Yes, it is.

Granted, one of the lyrics, "hey ya whoah-ho" actually sounds like "hey I'm a hoe," and it makes you question whether your music taste really is the same as the young obsessed teenage girl of the episode, but hey. I'm a fan.

Series - Creator - Charlie - Brooker - Clearance

Series creator Charlie Brooker had to secure clearance from NIN's Trent Reznor before adjusting the lyrics. For example, "I'd rather die than give you control" became the slightly more wholesome "Riding so high,...
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