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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Cry Me a River Justin Timberlake

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210 113
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Little Lies Fleetwood Mac

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103 53
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Tainted Love Soft Cell

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83 49
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Would I Lie To You? Eurythmics

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115 75
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Lyin' Eyes Eagles

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123 82
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Say My Name Destiny's Child

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110 73
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Before He Cheats Carrie Underwood

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72 48
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Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley

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64 45
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A Beautiful Lie Thirty Seconds to Mars

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49 32
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Don't Ask Me No Questions Lynyrd Skynyrd

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55 40
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59 44
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Kate Kavanagh added White Liar Miranda Lambert

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61 49
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Policy of Truth Depeche Mode

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29 18
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You Lie Reba McEntire

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25 16
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Don't You Lie to Me Chuck Berry

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43 32
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It Wasn't Me Shaggy, Rik Rok

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37 27
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Better Man Pearl Jam

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41 31
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You Know I'm No Good Amy Winehouse

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50 43
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Liar Rollins Band

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36 27
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Love Don't Lie Def Leppard

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Miserable Lie The Smiths

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29 23
Liar Liar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs About Lying
Kassie Lanzarotta added Liar Liar The Castaways

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Lies The Black Keys

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24 19
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Greer Baudreau added Liar Three Dog Night

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19 14
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Lie to Me The Pretenders

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30 24
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Every Time You Lie Demi Lovato

The Greatest Dance Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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28 24
Lies is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs About Lying
Kassie Lanzarotta added Lies The Knickerbockers

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24 21
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Beyond Belief Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Elvis Costello

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27 22
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Lying From You Linkin Park

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24 22
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Lies Violent Femmes

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26 25
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Don't Lie The Black Eyed Peas

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14 12
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Lie to Me Joe Cocker

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9 8
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U Lie 2 Much Dr. John

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Lie to Me Tom Waits

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15 16
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William Skok added 3's & 7's Queens of the Stone Age

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25 26
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Rebellion (Lies) Arcade Fire

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I Will Not Lie for You James Taylor

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8 7
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Someone Told a Lie Steppenwolf

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13 13
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Lie to Me Depeche Mode

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11 11
La La La Lies is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Songs About Lying
La La La Lies The Who

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clash1977 added Liar Sex Pistols

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I Could Have Lied Red Hot Chili Peppers

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11 14
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A Tender Lie Dolly Parton

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1525282689270 added Lie To My Face Alice Merton