It's a gorgeous version...

Lil Nas X opted to cover Dolly Parton's 'Jolene' for Radio 1's Live Lounge.

The record-shattering American star released his debut album 'MONTERO' into the world only last week, earning international plaudits in the process.

Hitting Radio 1 staple Live Lounge, he was invited - as it tradition - to perform a cover.

So, he opted to something country (naturally) by one of its greatest stars - Dolly Parton's immortal single 'Jolene'.

A slowed down rendition, it showcases his vocal chops, a completely earnest take that goes straight for the tortured heart of the lyric.

Simple and hugely effective, you can tune in below.

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