Miley Cyrus along with Mark Ronson and Sean Ono Lennon recently rook over Electric Lady Studios down in New York and filmed a brand new music video.

 

The covered the 1972 Christmas classic ‘Happy Xmas’ which was originally written by Sean’s parents, John Legend and Yoko Ono in 1971.

 

 

Billboard explains, “Cyrus is decked in a green-and-white shirt with “War Is Over! (If You Want It),” written across the front, a tribute to the billboard campaign John Lennon and Ono paid for as a protest against the Vietnam War at the time of their single’s release.”

 

 

According to Variety, “Lennon and Ono conceived the song as both a holiday tune and a protest piece against the Vietnam War. The original music video featured images of Lennon and Ono, as well as Sean, and vocals from the Harlem Community Choir and a boys’ choral ensemble.  The song has been covered numerous times by artists such as Sarah McLachlan, the Fray, Diana Ross, and Carly Simon. During the John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert, Sheryl Crow, Aloe Blacc, and Peter Frampton delivered a rendition featuring a children’s chorus from The Stuttering Association for the Youth.”

And check out the clip (below) of Miley’s TV debut of ‘Happy Xmas.’  Miley, Mark and Sean released ‘Happy Xmas’ on December 14 and get this – a portion of the artist proceeds will all go to Yoko Ono’s charity called Spirit Foundations, a charity she originally started with her late husband, John Legend.

 

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