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Miley Cyrus & Dua Lipa – Prisoner Lyrics

Prisoner​ Lyrics by Miley Cyrus & Dua Lipa, from Miley Cyrus’s album Plastic Hearts, It was released in November


Prisoner Lyrics:

Prisoner, prisoner, locked up
Can’t get you off my mind, off my mind
Lord knows I tried a million times, million times, oh-woah
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 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-woah
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-woah
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 when 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 (Oh I)
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-woah
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 (Off my mind)
Lord knows I tried a million times, million times, oh-woah
Why can’t you, why can’t you just let me go?

Can’t get you off my mind
Why can’t you just let me go? 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 wanna know why can’t you, why can’t you just let me go?


About song:
Following the November 2019 release of Dua Lipa’s single “Don’t Start Now“, Lipa confirmed that she and Cyrus were planning on recording a collaboration together.
In May of the following year, Lipa stated that she and Cyrus had decided to scrap their collaboration and record something different.
On September 14, 2020, Cyrus confirmed the collaboration with Lipa and that it would appear on her seventh studio album, Plastic Hearts.
In an interview with Spanish radio station Cadena 100 on October 13 2020, Cyrus stated that due to her and Lipa’s fans “begging” for their collaboration to be released, they “[could] expect something pretty soon”
On November 13 2020, Cyrus announced the song’s title as “Prisoner”, along with the Plastic Hearts track listing reveal.
Cyrus began teasing the single in a series of tweets where she confirmed its release and posted videos of her fans reacting to its music video.
Cyrus and Lipa announced the release of the song on November 18, 2020. The song is set to be released on November 19.