Prisoner
Miley Cyrus [feat. Dua Lipa] Lyrics


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Prisoner, prisoner
Locked up, can't get you off my mind, off my mind
Lord knows I tried a million times, million times
Oh-whoa, why can't you
Why can't you just let me go?

Strung out on a feeling, my hands are tied
Your face on my ceiling, I fantasize
Oh, I can't control it, I can't control it
(I can't control it)
I try to replace it with city lights
I'll never escape it, I need the high
Oh, I can't control it, I can't control it
(Oh)

You keep makin' it harder to stay
But I still can't run away
I gotta know, why can't you
Why can't you just let me go?

Prisoner, prisoner
Locked up, can't get you off my mind, off my mind
Lord knows I tried a million times, million times
Oh-whoa, why can't you
Why can't you just let me go?
Prisoner, prisoner
Locked up, can't get you off my mind, off my mind
Lord knows I tried a million times, million times
Oh-whoa, why can't you
Why can't you just let me go?

I tasted heaven, now I can't live without it
I can't forget you and your love is the loudest
Oh, I can't control it, I can't control it
(Can't control it)

You keep making it harder to stay
But I still can't run away
I gotta know why can't you
Why can't you just let me go?

Prisoner, prisoner
Locked up, can't get you off my mind, off my mind
Lord knows I tried a million times, million times
Oh-whoa, why can't you
Why can't you just let me go?
Prisoner, prisoner
Locked up, can't get you off my mind, off my mind
Lord knows I tried a million times, million times
Oh-whoa, why can't you
Why can't you just let me go?

(Prisoner)
Can't get you off my mind
Why can't you just let me go?
(Million times)
Million times
I wanna know why can't you, why can't you?
I wanna know why can't you, why can't you?




I gotta know why can't you
Why can't you just let me go?

Overall Meaning

The song "Prisoner" by Miley Cyrus, featuring Dua Lipa, is a tale of a relationship that has gone wrong and Miley is trapped in a toxic cycle with her partner. She is a prisoner of her own emotions and she can't seem to get her partner out of her head even though she has tried a million times. The singer is feeling strung out and helpless, as she fantasizes about her partner and can't control her emotions. She tries to run away and forget about her partner, but their love is too strong and it keeps pulling her back in. The relationship has left Miley feeling trapped and unable to escape.


The chorus of the song repeats the lyrics "prisoner, prisoner, locked up can't get you off my mind," emphasizing the idea that Miley is stuck in this cycle of emotions and can't seem to escape. She's questioning why her partner can't just let her go and free her from this prison she's in. The song ends with Miley pleading with her partner to release her from this emotional captivity.


Overall, the song portrays an emotional rollercoaster of a relationship with both love and pain intertwined.


Line by Line Meaning

Prisoner, prisoner
Feeling trapped and unable to escape the thoughts of the person she desires.


Locked up, can't get you off my mind, off my mind
Despite her best efforts, she is constantly consumed by thoughts of the person she desires.


Lord knows I tried a million times, million times
She has tried to forget about the person she desires countless times, but has been unsuccessful.


Oh-whoa, why can't you
She questions why the person she desires has such a hold over her thoughts and emotions.


Why can't you just let me go?
She longs for the person she desires to release her from the emotional grip they have over her.


Strung out on a feeling, my hands are tied
She is emotionally hooked on the person she desires, even though she knows she should move on.


Your face on my ceiling, I fantasize
She daydreams about the person she desires, even to the point where they are always visually present in her mind.


Oh, I can't control it, I can't control it (I can't control it)
She feels helpless to control her thoughts and emotions about the person she desires, even though she knows it is unhealthy.


I try to replace it with city lights
She tries to distract herself from the person she desires by focusing on the bustling city around her.


I'll never escape it, I need the high
She knows she will never be able to fully forget the person she desires, and the rush of feeling they give her is addictive.


You keep makin' it harder to stay
The person she desires keeps making it difficult for her to resist their pull.


But I still can't run away
Despite her longing to escape, she is unable to do so because of her emotional attachment to the person she desires.


I tasted heaven, now I can't live without it
She has experienced the ecstasy of being with the person she desires, and now feels like she cannot live without it.


I can't forget you and your love is the loudest
She cannot stop thinking about the person she desires, and feels like their love is the most intense thing she has ever felt.


(Can't control it)
She is admitting that she is unable to control her emotions and desires when it comes to the person she desires.


I wanna know why can't you, why can't you?
She is pleading with the person she desires, asking them to explain why they have such a powerful hold over her.


I gotta know why can't you Why can't you just let me go?
She desperately wants to understand why the person she desires cannot release their hold on her and allow her to move on.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Reservoir Media Management, Inc., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Jon Bellion, Stefan Johnson, Marcus Lomax, Jordan K. Johnson, Miley Cyrus, Dua Lipa, Alexandra Tamposi, Andrew Wotman

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Matthew 5: 27-28
“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.


Luke 17:1
And he said to his disciples, “Temptations to sin are sure to come, but woe to the one through whom they come!


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Prisoner is the love child of Physical and Midnight Sky.

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Literally kept thinking the same thing hahaha.

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