Cyrus also hashtagged the post #AshleyOGoneWild, in reference to her character Ashley O, a fictional pop star in the 2019 season five finale of Netflix's Black Mirror. The episode featured Ashley performing "On a Roll," a lighter, more optimistic take on "Head Like a Hole." Rather than belting out lines such as the original's "I'd rather die than you give you control," Ashley O's cheerful, reimagined version goes "Ridin' so high, achieving my goals."
The Black Mirror take on the NIN classic found success, with "On a Roll" debuting at No. 19 on the June 29, 2019-dated Pop Digital Song Sales chart. It was credited to artist Ashley O instead of Cyrus. Netflix later released a second Ashley O cover -- Nine Inch Nails' "Right Where It Belongs" from 2005 album With Teeth. Reznor -- who previously approved turning his dark music into pop tunes for the show -- tweeted of the upbeat new take at the time, "Feels like I've been here before...?" and added in a hashtag that he thought the song was "actually pretty good."
Cyrus didn't say in her post whether this latest cover is part of a fresh release tied to Black Mirror, or a standalone offering. (The singer previously shared that she's doing an album of Metallica covers, but hasn't mentioned another covers album.)
Billboard has reached out to Cyrus' reps and Netflix for comment.
The artist -- who released rock album Plastic Hearts in late November -- has been impressing with her rock covers as of late. She impressively took on The Cranberries' 1993 hit "Zombie" in October, and Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here" in April for Saturday Night Live.
Watch Miley's brief teaser clip of her latest "Head Like a Hole" cover: