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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253 141
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Fleetwood Mac

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134 67
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Soft Cell

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142 87
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Eagles

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139 92
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Destiny's Child

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100 64
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Eurythmics

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126 85
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Carrie Underwood

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81 52
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Elvis Presley

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48 25
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Reba McEntire

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75 53
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Thirty Seconds to Mars

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69 49
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67 50
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Kate Kavanagh added Miranda Lambert

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69 53
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Depeche Mode

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39 25
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Linkin Park

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46 32
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Pearl Jam

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52 40
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Lynyrd Skynyrd

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47 34
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Amy Winehouse

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48 36
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Shaggy, Rik Rok

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31 21
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The Black Keys

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30 22
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Chuck Berry

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38 29
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Def Leppard

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54 49
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Rollins Band

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30 24
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The Smiths

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28 22
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Greer Baudreau added Three Dog Night

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11 3
Five Finger Death Punch - The ... is listed (or ranked) 26 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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Demi Lovato

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32 27
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The Knickerbockers

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27 23
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Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Elvis Costello

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22 17
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The Pretenders

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31 27
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The Castaways

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25 21
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27 24
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Violent Femmes

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29 27
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The Black Eyed Peas

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18 17
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William Skok added Queens of the Stone Age

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catholicahafan added Thompson Twins

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12 10
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James Taylor

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11 9
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Steppenwolf

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romero.nancyr0917 added Queen

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15 14
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Joe Cocker

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10 10
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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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Dolly Parton

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16 18
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clash1977 added Sex Pistols

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17 20
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Tom Waits

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15 16
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25 28
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Arcade Fire

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11 12
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Disturbed

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12 15
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Gary Numan