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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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Little Lies Fleetwood Mac

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Tainted Love Soft Cell

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101 60
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Lyin' Eyes Eagles

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95 57
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Before He Cheats Carrie Underwood

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63 35
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Would I Lie To You? Eurythmics

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Say My Name Destiny's Child

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40 20
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Don't Ask Me No Questions Lynyrd Skynyrd

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62 40
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Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley

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57 39
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A Beautiful Lie Thirty Seconds to Mars

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46 31
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49 35
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Kate Kavanagh added White Liar Miranda Lambert

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22 12
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Don't You Lie to Me Chuck Berry

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56 43
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Policy of Truth Depeche Mode

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31 21
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Love Don't Lie Def Leppard

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32 23
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Better Man Pearl Jam

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20 12
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You Lie Reba McEntire

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37 29
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You Know I'm No Good Amy Winehouse

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25 19
Liar Liar is listed (or ranked) 20 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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It Wasn't Me Shaggy, Rik Rok

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24 19
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Miserable Lie The Smiths

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22 17
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Greer Baudreau added Liar Three Dog Night

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Liar Rollins Band

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26 20
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Lying From You Linkin Park

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25 21
Lies is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Songs About Lying
Kassie Lanzarotta added Lies The Knickerbockers

The Greatest Songs by '90s One-Hit Wonders

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Lie to Me Joe Cocker

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21 19
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Beyond Belief Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Elvis Costello

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15 12
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Lie to Me The Pretenders

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25 22
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Every Time You Lie Demi Lovato

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23 20
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Lies Violent Femmes

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24 22
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Don't Lie The Black Eyed Peas

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14 13
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William Skok added 3's & 7's Queens of the Stone Age

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Rebellion (Lies) Arcade Fire

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U Lie 2 Much Dr. John

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14 14
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Lie to Me Tom Waits

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La La La Lies is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Songs About Lying
Mark Lanzarotta added La La La Lies The Who

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Don't Lie to Me Motörhead

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7 6
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Tell Me a Little Lie Huey Lewis & the News

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10 11
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11 13
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clash1977 added Liar Sex Pistols

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I Will Not Lie for You James Taylor

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14 15
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I Could Have Lied Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Someone Told a Lie Steppenwolf

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Lying Again Kenny Rogers