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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238 131
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Fleetwood Mac

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121 66
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Soft Cell

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131 85
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Eagles

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122 79
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Carrie Underwood

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132 91
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Destiny's Child

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91 62
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Eurythmics

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78 50
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Elvis Presley

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72 49
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Thirty Seconds to Mars

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65 48
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Kate Kavanagh added Miranda Lambert

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58 43
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37 22
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Reba McEntire

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51 39
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Lynyrd Skynyrd

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66 51
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Depeche Mode

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30 19
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The Black Keys

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28 19
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Chuck Berry

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46 35
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Shaggy, Rik Rok

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34 24
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Linkin Park

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40 30
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Pearl Jam

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37 28
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Def Leppard

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29 22
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The Smiths

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41 33
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Amy Winehouse

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27 21
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Greer Baudreau added Three Dog Night

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51 47
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Rollins Band

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30 25
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Kassie Lanzarotta added The Knickerbockers

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24 19
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Demi Lovato

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30 26
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Kassie Lanzarotta added The Castaways

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25 22
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Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Elvis Costello

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The Pretenders

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26 23
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Violent Femmes

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Five Finger Death Punch - The ... is listed (or ranked) 33 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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The Black Eyed Peas

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Tom Waits

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10 9
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Dr. John

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11 9
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James Taylor

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10 8
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Steppenwolf

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15 14
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14 13
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Joe Cocker

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16 17
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William Skok added Queens of the Stone Age

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15 17
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clash1977 added Sex Pistols

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Arcade Fire

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The Who

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14 15
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Depeche Mode

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Liar  is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Songs About Lying
punk.scrapper added Bikini Kill

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Reba McEntire, Vince Gill

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Red Hot Chili Peppers