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"Robot" is the eleventh track from Miley Cyrus's third studio album Can't Be Tamed.

The Dance-pop and Pop Rock song has elements of Electronic music, while the lyrics are considered more personal, and apparently said to depict Cyrus' displeasure with the Walt Disney Company who started her career and made her famous, but Cyrus' shows displeasure with the company, saying they treat her like a Robot, with lyrics such as "Stand here! Sell this! And hit your mark." And says her career was unreal.

Background, Composition and ReceptionEdit

"Take Me Along" was recorded some time in 2009-2010. Written by Miley Cyrus, John Shanks and Produced by Shanks. The song is a fast-tempo Pop Rock and Dance-pop song and has elements of Electro rock and Electropop, while the lyrics discusses Cyrus' displeasure with the Walt Disney Company, who had started her career, and accuses them of treating her like a robot, and felt her life wasn't decided based on her personal views, and lyrically depics that Cyrus wants to break out of the restraints. 

The song recieved generally mixed to lukewarm critical reception, with some praise going to the lyrics, while some found it uncoventional, and some critics criticized Cyrus' vocals, comparing negatively comparing them to Kelly Clarkson, and the production was considered dull and overdone. 

LyricsEdit

[Verse 1]
It's been like this from the start
One piece after another to make my heart
You mistake the game for being smart
Stand here, sell this, and hit your mark
But the sound of the steel
And the crush, and the grind
It all screams, "Who am I to decide my life?"
But in time it all dies
There's nothing left inside
Just rusted metal that was never even mine

[Pre-Chorus]
I would scream
But I'm just this hollow shell
Waiting here
Begging, "Please, set me free so I can feel."
Hey

[Chorus]
Stop trying to live my life for me
I need to breathe
I'm not your robot
Stop telling me I'm part of the big machine
I'm breaking free
Can't you see?
I can move, I can speak without somebody else operating me
You gave me eyes, and now I see
I'm not your robot, I'm just me

[Verse 2]
All this time, I've been misled
There were nothing but crossed wires in my head
I've been taught to think that what I feel
Doesn't matter at all till you say it's real

[Pre-Chorus]
I would scream
But I'm just this hollow shell
Waiting here
Begging, "Please, set me free so I can feel."
Hey

[Chorus]
Stop trying to live my life for me
I need to breathe
I'm not your robot
Stop telling me I'm part of the big machine
I'm breaking free
Can't you see?
I can move, I can speak without somebody else operating me
You gave me eyes, and now I see
I'm not your robot, I'm just me
I'm not your robot, I'm just me
I'm not your robot

[Pre-Chorus]
I would scream
But I'm just this hollow shell
Waiting here
Begging, "Please, set me free so I can feel."
Hey

[Chorus]
Stop trying to live my life for me
I need to breathe
I'm not your robot
Stop telling me I'm part of the big machine
I'm breaking free
Can't you see?
I can move, I can speak without somebody else operating me
You gave me eyes, and now I see
I'm not your robot, I'm just me
I'm not your robot, I'm just me
I'm not your robot