"I saw Miley’s cover of ‘Teen Spirit’ in South America. The crowd just went crazy. And I thought, ‘How beautiful, man,’ because I do believe Kurt’s spirit is very much still on this earth, through his fans and his music. I did have a very surreal moment watching my little girl do their song, realizing, ‘Wow, these kids are singing along to this in English, every word. And I’m sure that Kurt loves it.’"
In the August issue of Spin, Billy Ray Cyrus—apparently without irony—discusses his close personal friendship with Kurt Cobain (they met twice).