Billy Ray Cyrus Explains Weird Ambient Collab With Daughter Miley

Billy Ray Cyrus’ new album, Thin Line, closes with a nine-minute-long drone track that features Miley Cyrus. According to Billy Ray, “Angels Protect This Home” isn’t just a song; it’s a prayer. Daddy Cyrus told Taste Of Country that he collaborated with his daughter on the track after she gave him a Tibetan singing bowl for his birthday last year. Cyrus created the song using the bowl, and Miley improvised vocals on it the next day. Here’s what it sounds like:

Listen to Cyrus’ interview below.

“I never had a bowl like that that you hit, you know, with a drumstick and it just reverberates and makes that sound.”

Bless your heart, Billy Ray.