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Miley Cyrus: The Climb Meaning

Song Released: 2009

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The Climb Lyrics

can almost see it
That dream I’m dreaming but
There’s a voice inside my head sayin,
You’ll never reach it,
Every step I’m taking,
Every move I make feels
Lost with no direction
My faith is shaking but I
Got to keep trying
Got to keep my...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Mar 10th 2011 report

    The song tells us that it isn’t just about what you achieve in life, but it is as important to consider the journey that you have made to get there and to learn and appreciate the experiences that you have been thorough on the way, she compares this battle of achieving your dream in life to climbing a mountain “Life’s a climb but the view is great”, she makes the audience become aware that they will be happy once they have achieved their dreams and goals, but looking at the journey that has got you there makes you appreciate it more.


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    Dec 7th 2013 report

    I think it's not about how fast you achieve your goals or what you get when you achieve it, it's HOW you achieve your goals.


    #3 top rated interpretation:
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    Jan 19th 2010 report

    This was requested so here it is.....
    i think that this song means that life will be tricky and it may seem hard but just 'keep your faith' and you will get there. This is a beautiful song!

  4. anonymous
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    Nov 14th report

    I think the song is telling us that no matter what we face in life we should never give up on our dream and every mistake we made is a step to the next level

  5. anonymous
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    Sep 9th report

    This song is about striving what you want, ignoring those obstacle that might be ruined your dreams and keep believing on yourself that you can achieve everything if you believe in yourself.

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    Sep 8th report

    This song has helped me though so much. Since my freshman year of field hockey. All of us as a team sang this song on our way to every game we had especially states and sectionals. Even after we lost at states and we’re all crying we would be crying to this song over the Bluetooth on the back of the bus. Tonight I’m using this song to help me determine whether I play field
    Hockey for my senior year or not.

  7. anonymous
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    Jul 13th 2020 report

    If we want to succeed We need to understand the meaning of life and fight for change .

  8. anonymous
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    Jun 15th 2020 report

    i think it is a great song that tells you not everything is going to be easy but it might be fun and you should never give up by the appearances of something

  9. anonymous
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    Nov 17th 2019 report

    I wrote this song with Miley’s producer he’s from Nashville, and he wrote this with his wife and so me and his wife are going to do vocal production with Ben. Then he can be interested into music and recording with artists. Like Shaina and Dolly Parton, her grandmother. I love Dolly Parton she’s so sweet and kind and loving grandmother.

  10. anonymous
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    Jun 14th 2019 report

    I think that song is about not to give up, we’re not seeing people to including Beth, because she felt bad for her dad, but I want to dedicated to her dad being kind and thoughtful. I wanted Beth to be sweet, loving and kind daughter, it’s almost Father’s Day, but it will start again. Do you like to sayfew words to mike!
    Yeah. I love you daddy! You are my great dad, I absolutely have a dad like you because you have a special girl you have, your so lucky to have your daughter around. I love you daddy, you made my heart special!

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    Apr 28th 2019 report

    I wanted to do the song with the producer, but he’s out of town. But we asked Michael Knox to produced this song for us, he’s so nice and talented, but Michael has a idea if writing music. But we’re going to the studio and see some arrangements to play but it’s gorgeous. The violins are very beautiful.

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  12. anonymous
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    Feb 27th 2019 report

    I think to the song I used to be, but I absolutely ive been praying every single days but it had to be it’s where the heart is but between those verses.

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  13. anonymous
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    Feb 23rd 2019 report

    I cry wen I hear this song, to me it means I’ve done my best, inside my head I’m hearing, I’m never gonna reach it, never gonna achieve, I feel like every move & step I make takes me no where. My depression is getting the best of me, it’s winning.

  14. anonymous
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    Nov 28th 2017 report

    This song is about believing your self no matter what. Just believed in yourself.

  15. anonymous
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    Mar 24th 2017 report

    This song is about getting your goals and achieving. Reach your dreams. Don't let any one bring you down believe in yourself we are important people we believe them for who we are.

  16. anonymous
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    Oct 16th 2016 report

    Its not always about winning but its about trying your best. The struggles you may face in life will never knock you down if you believe in yourself. You got to be strong

  17. anonymous
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    Oct 24th 2015 report

    The song shows you how to fight with negative thoughts: for example , I can not do this , this dream is so big for me !!!!!! but these are all wrong , you can be the best if you keep on climbing the mountain of your dreams , if you go for uphill battles , if you don't loose your self when you loose in this battle, just climb and keep fate and never stop , but remember you can change your plans but never goal . Do your best, and be sure you've got it baby just never stop feel the worth of your dream/goal and go climbing.

  18. anonymous
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    Jun 7th 2014 report

    The song is about how it's not always about finishing first or doing something the best. It's about how much you've done practicing or doing whatever at the end. And what you've learned. The climb is what's really important and climbing up and earning things on your way.

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