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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250 141
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Fleetwood Mac

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133 67
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Soft Cell

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141 87
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Eagles

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139 92
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Destiny's Child

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99 64
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Eurythmics

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126 85
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Carrie Underwood

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80 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 48
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67 50
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Kate Kavanagh added Miranda Lambert

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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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68 53
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Depeche Mode

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52 40
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Lynyrd Skynyrd

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46 34
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Amy Winehouse

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47 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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38 29
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Def Leppard

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29 22
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Chuck Berry

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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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The Pretenders

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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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The Knickerbockers

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Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Elvis Costello

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52 49
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Rollins Band

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Demi Lovato

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Kassie Lanzarotta added

The Castaways

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Violent Femmes

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William Skok added Queens of the Stone Age

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Lies, Lies, Lies Thompson Twin... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs About Lying
catholicahafan added

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The Black Eyed Peas

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15 13
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Joe Cocker

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Liar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Songs About Lying
romero.nancyr0917 added Queen

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Dr. John

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The Who

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11 10
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James Taylor

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11 10
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Dolly Parton

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10 9
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Steppenwolf

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Tom Waits

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clash1977 added Sex Pistols

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Arcade Fire

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Reba McEntire, Vince Gill

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Disturbed