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08/24/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Miley Cyrus: My Album Is About Female Empowerment

Miley Cyrus has always been about girl power. Her tracks like "7 Things" and "The Climb" may at first glance seem like party anthems or weepy ballads, but she thinks that upon closer inspection her lyrics empower young women. And she says the tracks on her new album, Can't Be Tamed, are no different.

"I think 'Tamed' does it the best, and 'Liberty Walk,' " she told MTV News. "It's just about freeing yourself from anything you think is holding you back. And I think that's really important, especially for girls, because so many people are told, 'No, you can't do something,' or, 'You need to be this because Mom and Dad say that, teachers say this.' "

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