What does The Climb mean?

Miley Cyrus: The Climb Meaning

Album cover for The Climb album cover

Song Released: 2009

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 !⃝

    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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    Sep 19th 2021 !⃝

    I think that this song focuses on the importance of the challenges in life. That it is important for people to be aware that life is full of difficulties, "there is always going to be another mountain, I'm always gonna wanna make it move". Also, to accept losing, it is okay to lose sometimes "sometimes I'm gonna have to lose". Furthermore, as they say, "easy come easy go" the struggles, hardships, and being outside your comfort zone will lead you to a successful life and these are the moments that you are going to remember most as Miley says "I may not know it, but these are the moments that I'm gonna remember most". Lastly, people assume that once they reach their goals they are going to be happier, yet this is not true because you need to enjoy the journey that made you achieve your goal.


    #3 top rated interpretation:
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    Jan 19th 2010 !⃝

    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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    Jul 8th 2023 !⃝

    Over the four years of the pandemic journey through and everything we all we have been through together sometimes we all come together and celebrate life with family friends cousins this song means a lot.this song resented with everyone through the awful times and crazy times two but now our lives back to normal christmas is about celebrating with everyone and playing our music and singing the songs we love to here

  5. anonymous
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    Mar 15th 2023 !⃝

    I believe this song is about trying your best and never giving up whatever you want to achieve in life you have always got to believe in yourself and you will achieve it if u believe in yourself and every mistake that you make if you believe you can make the mistake right and if you fall never give up just get back up again and tell yourself I can do this

  6. anonymous
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    Oct 9th 2021 !⃝

    This song is giving me some memories about my brother but he’s graduating he’s already have goals in his life being friends and spending time with family including college hasn’t changed right thing because Matthew is going to university of Tennessee where my grandmother lives but Matthew could live with grandmother for college and help her with everything she has been through. When she’s feeling pain she asked for help but when her husband That’s my grandfather and he died he had heart attack because he’s missing his wife and his cats but I’m taking care of his cats when he’s gone

  7. anonymous
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    Apr 7th 2021 !⃝

    I believe that this song means that no matter how hard life is or how many challenges you face, you keep going and overcome those challenges.

  8. anonymous
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    Nov 14th 2020 !⃝

    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

  9. anonymous
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    Sep 9th 2020 !⃝

    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.

  10. anonymous
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    Sep 8th 2020 !⃝

    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.

  11. anonymous
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    Jul 13th 2020 !⃝

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

  12. anonymous
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    Jun 15th 2020 !⃝

    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

  13. anonymous
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    Nov 17th 2019 !⃝

    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.

  14. anonymous
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    Jun 14th 2019 !⃝

    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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  15. anonymous
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    Apr 28th 2019 !⃝

    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.

  16. anonymous
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    Feb 27th 2019 !⃝

    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.

  17. anonymous
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    Feb 23rd 2019 !⃝

    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.

  18. anonymous
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    Nov 28th 2017 !⃝

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

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