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Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball lyrics
We clawed, we chained our hearts in vain
We jumped
never asking why
We kissed
, I fell under your spell.
A love
no one could deny

Don't you
ever say I just walked away
I will always want you
I can't live
a lie, running for my life
I will always
want you

I came in
like a wrecking ball
I never hit so hard in love
All I wanted was to break your walls
All you ever did was
wreck me
Yeah, you, you wreck me

I put you high up
in the sky
And now, you're not coming down
It slowly turned, you let me burn

And now, we're ashes on the ground

Don't you ever say I just walked
away
I will always want you
I can't live a lie, running for my life
I will always want you

I came in like a wrecking ball
I
never hit so hard in love
All I wanted was to break your walls
All you ever did was wreck me

I came in like a wrecking ball
Yeah, I just
closed my eyes and swung
Left me crashing in a blazing fall
All you ever did was
wreck me
Yeah, you, you wreck me

I never meant to start a war

I just wanted you to let me in
And instead of using force
I guess I should've let you win
I
never meant to start a war
I just wanted you to let
me in
I guess I should've let you win

Don't you ever say I just walked away
I will always want you


I came in like a wrecking ball
I never hit so hard in love

All I wanted was to break your walls
All you ever did was wreck me

I came in like a wrecking ball
Yeah, I just closed my eyes and swung
Left
me crashing in a blazing fall
All you ever did was wreck me
Yeah, you, you wreck me
Yeah, you, you wreck me
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    I love this song. Even if the clip is inappropriate the song is beautiful. Every time I listen to this song I'm nearly in tears! Miley is going through a really hard time right now. She is just a teenager, She is going through her puberty like everyone else but with miley it is different! Every move she makes is being photographed and put online. And its also sad when her boyfriend broke up with her and a week later he was seen kissing with a top model. Everyone should just let her go and be a teenager! Leave her alone!
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    You're song was good. But your kinda turning into a monster, it's just that I hate you so much, if I were you. I would be concious of what I'm doing and I'm going back in my real life. You was my idol for the past two years but what had happened to you?! You just entered a wrong way! You were immitating the way of Lady Gaga! Are you dead serious of youre decision? Are you insane? Please go back into the past Miley Cyrus! Please! I'm really begging you.
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    This song goes deeper than "emotional wrecking" its honestly an apparent romance gone completely tragic. I think every line has a certain meaning to it.
    "we clawed, we chained, our hearts in vain." Basically she's saying they always fought and were always upset with eachother.
    "we jumped... Never asking why." This is quite obvious. She's saying they jumped to far in the relationship (their engagsment) she was only 19. And they thought they were so in love, they jumped at such a big decision in life, and never thought of what would come, let alone why exactly.
    "We kissed. I feel under your spell... A love, no one could deny." They kissed while filming The Last Song and basically thought it was instant, and everyone agreed. Making things worse, not at the moment, but to come.
    "Don't you ever say; I just walked away, I will always want you." She's telling him, sparsely, when they do breakup, don't he dare say she just walked away from him, she'll always love him.
    "I can't live a lie, running for my life." She's saying she's being who she is, and who she wants to he. She can't be a fake little disney girl for her whole life.
    "I came in like a wrecking ball. I never hit so hard in love. All i wanted was to break your walls" No one ever quite knew who wanted who. And she's saying she thinks she nearly forced their relationship. She fell in love with him but came on to strong, all she wanted to do was break his quiet walls.
    "all you ever did was... Wreck me." Instead of breaking his walls, he wrecked her emotionally everytime she tried to get him to be free.
    "I put you high up in the sky and now, you're not coming down." Liam is obviously more famous because of his relationship with her. He's gone on to star in blockbuster movies ever since they started dating. Now she's telling him he's a big-headed douche who needs to hop of cloud 9.
    "It slowly turned. You let me burn and now, we're ashes on the ground". Quite hard to make out, but she's saying as he got more popular and famous, his personality towards them and her changed and they're relationship began to flame, ultimately ending in flames.
    "don't you ever say I just walked away I will always want you. I can't live a lie running for my life I will always want you." She's telling him once more to not lie about her and telling him she needs to he who she wants to be, and if he's not game with that, that's another problem they'll try and fix.
    "I came in like a wrecking ball. I never hit so hard in love. All I wanted was to break your walls. All you ever did was. Wreck me." She's stating her breaking heart once more, this time with a little anger.
    "I came in like a wrecking ball. Yeah I just closed my eyes and swung." She's saying she closed her eyes and let everything fall, when she thought he finally had let lose.
    "left me crashing in a blaze and fall. All you ever did was wreck me." She soon realized she didnny break his walls, he made her think she did, when actually, he made her look like a dumb-in-love idiot and wrecked her emtions and take on romance even more.
    "Yeah you... You wreck me." She's letting him know. This time in somewhat disbelief, like she can't believe he's literally broken her.
    "I never meant to start a war... I just wanted you to let me in." Miley's frightened she had started a war with her partner, an evil war that's gonna end tragically, when all she wanted was to let him let her in, and make him let loose, hopefully falling deeply in love.
    "And instead of using force... I guess I should have let you win." She realizes maybe she shouldn't have forced him to break his barrier. Maybe she should have let him be himself, and sooner or later break away, and she wouldn't be in tragic dispair.
    "i never meant to start a war! I just wanted you to let me in... I guess I should have let you win..." She feels horrible and feels as if its her fault he's breaking her heart.
    "Don't you ever say; I just walked away. I will always want you." She emtionally ends all with him. But wants him to know; please don't talk down on me. I love you. I always will. Bur its over.
    "I came in like a wrecking ball. I never hit so hard in love: all I wanted was to break your walls. All you ever did was wreck me. I came in like a wrecking ball. Yeah I just closed my eyes and swung. Left me crashing in a blaze and fall, All you ever did was.. Wreck me." Even though she maybe over with him. She looks back at show came off as a little to strong, pushing him away, causing them both to live a lie in love. Tragically ending and wrecking her emotionally after dealing with such pain.
    "Yeah you... You wre-e-ecked me." Once more, even though it may have been slightly her fault. She's telling him, you did break my heart. All I wanted was love. And I guess you didn't.
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    Omfg! Why does this song have to be 'suitable for children again'? Some poster up there? Riley passed the age of sexual consent in america years ago. 16! And she's been an adult for 3 years! The day she turned18 that ship sailed. She's 20 so get over it. Look up her snl performance of the song. Truly heartbreaking and amazing and if you knew anything, the hammer is a symbol of thors hammer. Uh the part her former fiancee played. Who the song is about!
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    Miley. We Loved the old you. But as others say. It's your life. You hold your future. Don't listen to haters and be yourself. But also limit yourself. You also have young audiences and fans. We love the meaning of your songs. How you express yourself so much when singing. Just remember, don't imitate other stars, how they became the spotlight again just because of a lame reason. Let all your sorrow and pain out then start again. There will always hate but there will always love. Goodluck in your life. We will always love you!
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    Oh Miley I miss you so much. I used to love you girl! I love you now but I'm kinda scared of you. You were so innocent and boom you changed! I don't know what or why you're doing it, but it's your choice. Just remember that a lot of people prefer the old you. That old country girl that loved her daddy and sang Butterfly Fly Away under the rain with him. That old Hannah Montana girl that loved butterflies and singing country music. Remember? Pop it, lock it, Polka Dot it! :) <3
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    I really love this song as it potrays vulnerability in a person. It symbolizes how much she has been broken emotionally. It's sad how it shows a destructive side to love but it is a reality. Although, I can agree that the music video could be better than her swinging on a wrecking ball naked. Still, I love this song and it really brought me to tears the first time I heard it.
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    I used to hate her when she changed. D: But now I get her nudity and dirtiness. She is expressing her feelings in the song with her actions. So please let her be. She is only a teenager and a great young woman. She needs freedom. Yes, she may be a celebrity but that doesn't mean she's different than us and she can't have freedom. She changed a little. Ok maybe A lot. But that doesn't mean you should hate her of how she looks like or how she acts in her music videos. I've got your back Miles! :)
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    I love this song personally. I also personally miss the old Miley you know "Pop it, Lock It, Polka dot it" and "Party in the USA" that Miley! Miley you need to recognize what your doing I mean I know you just went through a horrible break up but get a hold of your self woman! But, just so you know, no matter what you do I will be with you all the way a real fan shouldnt give up just because someone is changing no matter what I'm on your side and I will always stick by you #Smiler4ever Love you Miley!
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    I feel for miley, I cry when I sing this song as it hits some true raw memories of loves failings with me. Right there with you miley. And s***w what people think coz people gonna talk whether you doin bad or good so at least you bringin out music that will be with us forever, nevermind how you present yourself, if you close your eyes and listen, it should hit home. It does for me- beautiful song .
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    When they met, two lonely hurting people sitting up all night. Like she's reminding him that deep inside, he's good. Maybe hardly any family but each other. Then it started getting really bad, she said "I should have let you win" no, she stood by his side and let him "wreck" her physically and emotionally. Her loyalty so strong, she took him back after he slapped her in her face. She never wanted to walk away, ever. In the end, she started self medicating and had to walk away broken hearted. Miley I's a strong woman, proud and sexually free! Just make sure the one you keep will never hurt you again.
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    I agree! This is not "wild and free!" Stop supporting it because this isn't how women should be shown in the media! We are people, not objects for men to play with so just stop it! I swear, if one more person says "Let this girl be free!" I will come to their house and b* slap them! This isn't freedom, it is just another made in Hollywood stripper hiding behind her so called fans. We all know that she is above this bad girl thing but she isn't the sweet little country singer anymore either. I don't care what you say, I hate the new Miley.
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    She was annoying as hannah montana, amazing as old miley, but now she is just a reck. Now if she ever wants to go back to being any good any more she won't be able to rebuild her reputation. She said "I never played the disney princess game." She seems happy being naked in front of the whole world. But I would think it would be really uncomteralbe striping down for the world to see. She has no point with her clothes off and why would you be in love with pain? Pain is the absolute worst thing. Being dumped and traded so quickly is just what hot superstar boyfriends do. She has tatooes and those don't go away, her hair is short and white which takes a long time to regrow, and her reputation as an appropriate artist takes even longer to rebuild. I think she made a very bad decision and there is nothing to feel bad for her for.
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    A wrecking ball is a heavy steel ball, usually hung from a crane, that is used for demolishing large buildings. It was most common during the 1950s and 1960s. Several wrecking companies claim to have invented the wrecking ball. An early documented use was in the breaking up of the ss Great Eastern in 1888-1889, by Henry Bath and Co, at Rock Ferry on the river Mersey.
    With the invention of hydraulic excavators and other machinery, the wrecking ball has become less common at demolition sites because its working efficiency is smaller compared to that of long reach excavators. Although the wrecking ball is still the most efficient way to raze a concrete frame structure, it is decreasing in use.
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    I think she's just describing all the mixed emotions she has in her heart. That's way sometimes see tries to show her self as something she might not be, is not because she is fake is because she is trying to discover who she really is and a big part of who she is, is who she loves. She needs to deeply connect with someone to open her heart and finally be who she really is.
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    We all want you back. Get checked out Miley and release the demon Satan from your hot body. Please go back to normal. We all love you just not like this we care. You need help. I am here for you. I want you to be your old self so does everybody.
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    It was a good song but I have to say her music video ruined it so I don't like it. She needs to go to the past. I want her to have more fans. If she changes I will listen to her every day. I think that if she really wanted to change she would. I was watching her music video and I was thinking do her parents love her. Everyone's talking about how proud they are of her.
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    I miss the old Miley and the new Miley is down right disgusting but this isn't her fault. First of all her bf was a douche bag to lead her on like that, make her feel welcome and safe and accepted and then crush her by letting all that crumple into ash. I don't hate Miley, deep down at my core I know how hurt and confused she must feel. I know this isn't her fault so please, don't blame this poor, scared, lost little girl who is just trying to mend a broken heart! But at the same time, don't just dismiss it the way her parents did and say, "Oh all girls go through this." Realize that Miley is a grown woman who knows right from wrong and should know that she still has fans who are children. This phase of hers is something she now is fully responsible for. The whole world is pressuring her to be what they want yet nobody, not even her own family will console her. All of your "I'm with you, Miles." comments mean nothing until you own up to them. This is a very crucial stage in her life and she needs to be nurtured and guided so that she can reform from the monster she has become, but at the same time she needs to realize that the negative aura she has created for herself is just making things harder. Destiny (her real name) will never be the innocent girl who sang in the rain and looked at the world with wonder and love, but this is not her final chapter. I swear on my left arm and right leg that if she can survive this, she will become one of the strongest people on earth!
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    Oh, what happened to you Miley?! In school I used to be your biggest fan back when you where Hannah Montana. I miss you. Now your sitting butt naked on a wrecking ball! Wtf!?! You realise why this is happening, right? On Disney Channel she was a "pop star" with millions of little girls pretending to be her, and on top of that her father was a celebrity and all that is too much for a little girl to handle. Fame got to her head and corrupted her. This is a lovely song and Miley has a beautiful voice but she is killing herself by doing these outrageous things trying to gain fans. If she could get her life together and still keep her creativity I could easily forgive her. She has a beautiful soul, she just needs to show it! I cannot bear to listen to this song, is too painful.
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    Unredgistered, I think your review of the video is totally wrong. She didn't strip emtionally, or tounge-kiss the sledge hammer in pain, I think she did it to be dirty. Seen we can't stop music video? Seen the smoking and twerking etc? I think she got too obssesed with proving liam a good girlfriend from being s*** and it became a habit. The truth is, girls nowdays think they have to be s*** to get the boys' attention. They get attention, but as a laughing and 'ewing' stock. And really, the nice boys don't look for the s*** ones, only the bad p*** guys do. Miley's making money, but she's also making haters.
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    I honestly Love the song. The video is interesting I mean I understand what the message was with everything that she did. I mean I wouldn't do something like that. But at lest this comes to show that she is who she wants to be not what others want her to be. I guess everyone looks at it and call her different names just because this isn't the Miley you saw acting on a Disney show. But this is the way that she is (a lil crazy) and you can't judge because these are here decisions. She really is talented.
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    I wasn't not ready be relationship what is sometime not example I am not doing so well I am wrecking ball very torn me apart so I am learn to listen my parent so hard living the my home this not work for me I am hate doing this so give me bad had a enough I am hate being work clean house I am not like I felt so angry so many though year never going stop I can help myself I hate jobs because broom and mop everyday don't can do this mop and broom I hate been harsh and opportunity not responsibility don't understand at all.
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    A girl who lost love and gave herself to a guy, who she thought she is going to be with for rest of her life. A guy who made her go under his spell, and she fell for it. They started to fight "I never meant to start a war, I just wanted you to let me in" and the girl won because of many reasons. They drifted apart more. He says that they should be together still but in a pretending way but making it predictable "I can't live a lie, running for my life" she doesn't want to be like that way, she never went away, the girl was always there for the relationship and she never stopped loving him.
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    I can't deal with all of these I miss the old miley post. That girl is grown and can do whatever she pleases she is telling a story about how her break up destroyed her and yall talking about be a believer and be fan of selena but selena be posting nude pics herself on the internet I just laugh at all of these comments that girl is grown if you don't like what she is doing then don't watch. Miley is my girl always and forever she is even better now period point blank thank you:)
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    This is my favorite song, there are more songs with nude people singing. Its just a bit inappropriate that she is fully nude on a wrecking ball. Please, everyone. Just look at the lyrics and you can see that Miley's just going through a bad time right now. She is done with the sweet disney look. And she does look pretty cool with her new hair! She is so not a monster! Did you know britney spears shaved her hair all of and started going nude aswell? And she still a good singer now! Miley is just going through a hard time. Let's just all leave her alone for a while and after a year she'll be calmed down!
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    Really? Miley was a person that everyone considered Hannah Montana, and almost every child loved her! I know she had to change. After all, she wouldn't be Hannah forever, one day, the show would stop. I think what she's doing is wrong. She has lots of attitude, and she can show it without being what she is now. She isn't a bad singer and she could continue her singing career, but. Since a lot of kids liked her, when now they're teenagers they will follow her example. She can do whatever she wants: Ok, nobody said she couldn't. But that doesn't mean she needs to act like a s***! Imagine if she was with normal clothes and just singing. Kids would look at her and say: I'll follow her example. And that is ok but she is giving a bad example to them. It was an abrupt change. A lot of people disliked it, a lot of people liked it. In my opinion, if I was her I would be more concious of what I'm doing.
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    This song is really good but the video is really unsuitable for children! Miley cyrus needs to keep the songs clean and safe for the kids these days! I mean how hard is it to make a song that the kids can listen to and not ave their parents over their shoulder and say "turn that dirty song off this instant!!! ", like seriously! Maybe miley do like to be a kids singer anymore. She has been hannah montana for years! Thums up if you like what you just read: p see ya later guys! Btw this is christie! : d
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    People are only saying these things because she's Miley Cyrus. But if she's not, no one would bat an eye. Miley's not just a celebrity. She's human too. She's just a girl who fell in love. She's just like any of us. She's hurt. We've all been there. Why can't you people understand. One day she'll be back to her old self. She'll reflect on it. And she'd be a much stronger Miley Cyrus that you once loved. If you loved her before, why not have faith in her? This is the time when she needs us the most.
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    The girl is just living life. Young wild and free. Why is it okay for guys to act in such a manner, yet when a girl does she's the biggest w***e around. People shouldn't be concerned about "what type of example" she is setting forth, because first of all, your children are a mirror image of you! How you set the example before them is all that matters. No one else should be held accountable for how your child turns out. Let the girl live! Its her life. :)
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