Songs The Best Songs About Lying  

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Over the years, countless songs have been written about lying. For that reason, we've ranked the best songs about lying and liars. Some of the best songs about lying are from the perspective of the liar, while other tunes are from the perspective of the person being lied to. Many of these songs about lying are about a two-timing, cheating fool in a relationship.

Destiny's Child took a close look at men who are “acting kind of shady” with their lying hit, “Say My Name.” Another woman who doesn't take kindly to being lied to is Carrie Underwood. I know I wouldn't lie to her after hearing her song, “Before He Cheats.” Other great songs found on this list of the top songs about lying include “Policy of Truth” by Depeche Mode and “I Could Have Lied” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Some of the best lying songs come from the hard rock and metal genres. Korn skewered the untruthful with their track, “Lies,” and Rollins Band celebrated being a good liar with their song, “Liar.”

What is your favorite song to listen to after you've been lied to? Let us know in the comments section and add any we may have missed.
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Justin Timberlake

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245 137
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Fleetwood Mac

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129 66
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Soft Cell

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139 85
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Eagles

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124 80
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Carrie Underwood

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136 91
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Destiny's Child

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97 63
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Eurythmics

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Elvis Presley

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75 50
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Thirty Seconds to Mars

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44 22
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Reba McEntire

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65 46
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67 48
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Kate Kavanagh added Miranda Lambert

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52 39
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Lynyrd Skynyrd

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67 51
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Depeche Mode

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44 30
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Pearl Jam

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46 33
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Amy Winehouse

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47 35
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Shaggy, Rik Rok

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31 20
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The Black Keys

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36 25
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Linkin Park

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38 28
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Def Leppard

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29 21
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Chuck Berry

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30 23
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The Smiths

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28 21
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Greer Baudreau added Three Dog Night

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22 15
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The Pretenders

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52 48
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Rollins Band

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31 26
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Kassie Lanzarotta added

The Knickerbockers

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25 20
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33 27
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Demi Lovato

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31 27
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Kassie Lanzarotta added

The Castaways

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26 23
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Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Elvis Costello

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8 2
Five Finger Death Punch - The ... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Songs About Lying
William Cruz Jr. added

a song about lies, cheating, violance, and abuse. Powerful words with a powerful energy. Simply the best.

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Violent Femmes

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William Skok added Queens of the Stone Age

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20 18
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15 13
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Joe Cocker

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27 27
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The Black Eyed Peas

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4 1
Lies, Lies, Lies Thompson Twin... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs About Lying
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Dr. John

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13 12
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The Who

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11 10
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James Taylor

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10 9
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Steppenwolf

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17 19
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Tom Waits

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15 15
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clash1977 added Sex Pistols

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Liar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Songs About Lying
romero.nancyr0917 added Queen

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Dolly Parton

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25 28
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Arcade Fire

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12 13
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Reba McEntire, Vince Gill

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9 10
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