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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Little Lies Fleetwood Mac

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Tainted Love Soft Cell

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Would I Lie To You? Eurythmics

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Lyin' Eyes Eagles

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Before He Cheats Carrie Underwood

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Say My Name Destiny's Child

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Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley

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A Beautiful Lie Thirty Seconds to Mars

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Don't Ask Me No Questions Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Kate Kavanagh added White Liar Miranda Lambert

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You Lie Reba McEntire

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Policy of Truth Depeche Mode

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It Wasn't Me Shaggy, Rik Rok

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Don't You Lie to Me Chuck Berry

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Love Don't Lie Def Leppard

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Better Man Pearl Jam

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You Know I'm No Good Amy Winehouse

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Liar Rollins Band

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Miserable Lie The Smiths

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Lies The Black Keys

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Kassie Lanzarotta added Liar Liar The Castaways

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Greer Baudreau added Liar Three Dog Night

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Every Time You Lie Demi Lovato

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Lying From You Linkin Park

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Lie to Me The Pretenders

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Kassie Lanzarotta added Lies The Knickerbockers

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Beyond Belief Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Elvis Costello

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Lies Violent Femmes

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Don't Lie The Black Eyed Peas

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U Lie 2 Much Dr. John

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Lie to Me Joe Cocker

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Lie to Me Tom Waits

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I Will Not Lie for You James Taylor

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Someone Told a Lie Steppenwolf

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

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clash1977 added Liar Sex Pistols

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Rebellion (Lies) Arcade Fire

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Lie to Me Depeche Mode

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La La La Lies The Who

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I Could Have Lied Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Lying Again Kenny Rogers

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Don't Lie to Me Motörhead