Favorite Songs About Big Lies, Little Lies, Lying and Liars

3’s and 7’s. Queens of the Stone Age

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3s and 7s is the second single by Queens of the Stone Age from their album Era Vulgaris. It was released in June 2007.… Read more

A Liar and a Thief. Howard Shore

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A Liar and a Thief by Howard Shore appears on the movie soundtrack The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013).… Read more

Acid Tongue. Jenny Lewis

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Acid Tongue is a song taken from the second studio album of the same name by American singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis. It was released in September 2008.… Read more

Ain’t That Peculiar. Marvin Gaye

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Ain’t That Peculiar is one of Marvin Gaye’s million sellers in the US. The Motown single was produced by Smokey Robinson, and written by Robinson and member of his Miracles.… Read more

Alibis. Tracy Lawrence

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Alibis is a song performed by American country music artist Tracy Lawrence and written by Randy Boudreaux. It was released in 1993 as the lead single and title track from his album Alibis.… Read more

All I Wanna Do Is Make Love to You. Heart

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Married to a man who is unable to father a child, the woman in this 1990 song by Heart picks up a stranger and has a one-night stand with him. She leaves him a note telling him not to seek … Read more

All Men are Liars. Nick Lowe

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This song is by Nick Lowe and appears on the album Party Of One (1990).… Read more

Baby Don’t Lie. Gwen Stefani

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Baby Don’t Lie is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Gwen Stefani.… Read more

Baby I Lied. Deborah Allen

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Baby I Lied is performed by Deborah Allen. It features on her 1983 album Cheat the Night. It was written by Allen, Rafe VanHoy and Rory Michael Bourke.… Read more

Beautiful Liar. Beyoncé and Shakira

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Beautiful Liar is a contemporary R&B and pop song. It was written by Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Amanda Ghost, Ian Dench, and Beyoncé. It was released in March 2007.… Read more

Better Man. Pearl Jam

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Better Man is a song by rock band Pearl Jam. It’s a track on the band’s third and classic album, Vitalogy (1994). The song was written by vocalist Eddie Vedder.… Read more

Billy Liar. The Decemberists

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Billy Liar is the first single released by The Decemberists. The title is derived from the English novel Billy Liar, which tells the story of William Fisher, a fabricator of tall tales and fantasies. The song is yaken from … Read more

Book Of Liars. Steely Dan

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Book Of Liars is a ballad written by Walter Becker. It was released by Steely Dan in 1994. But it’s not a typical romantic, tear-jerker of a song. Rather, it describes a legendary bullshitter.… Read more

Careless Whisper. George Michael

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In this 1984 song, George Michael sings about the guilt of betrayal as a result of falling for someone who didn’t belong to him.… Read more

Dance Little Liar. Arctic Monkeys

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The song is from the 2009 album Humbug by the Arctic Monkeys.… Read more

Don’t Lie To Me. Elvin Bishop

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Don’t You Lie to Me by Elvin Bishop was written by Tampa Red and was first released by Tampa Red in 1940.… Read more

Don’t Lie To Me. Juliana Hatfield

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The song Don’t Lie to Me was written by Alex Chilton and Chris Bell, and first performed by Big Star in 1972. Juliana Hatfield covered the track in 2006.… Read more

Don’t Lie To Me. The Rolling Stones

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Don’t You Lie to Me (sometimes called “I Get Evil”) is a blues song first recorded by Tampa Red in 1940. It has since become a blues standard, recorded by many artists including Fats Domino, Chuck Berry, B.B. King, Gary … Read more

Don’t Lie. The Black Eyed Peas

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From the Black Eyed Peas’ album Monkey Business the song Don’t Lie describes being deceitful to an ex-girlfriend and owning to the truth. It was written by the band in collaboration with producers Peters & Peters.… Read more

Don’t Play That Song (You Lied). Aretha Franklin

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Don’t Play That Song (You Lied) was written by Ahmet Ertegün and Betty Nelson and first recorded by soul singer Ben E. King in 1962. In 1970, Aretha Franklin covered the song for her twenty-first album, Spirit in the DarkRead more

Down Low (Nobody Has to Know). R. Kelly

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The woman in this 1995 R. Kelly song Down Low is being enticed to cheat by a smooth-talking man. He promises they can be secret lovers, even though she is committed to someone else.… Read more

Escape (The Piña Colada Song). Rupert Holmes

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The The Piña Colada Song by Rupert Holmes tells an ironic story about a man who is bored with his current relationship. He replies to a personal ad — from a newspaper — and arranges to meet a woman at … Read more

Fake Friends. Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

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Fake Friends is the first single released from the third album, titled Album, by Joan Jett and her backing band The Blackhearts.… Read more

Foolin’ Yourself. Styx

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Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man) is the second single taken from Styx’s The Grand Illusion album. It was released by the Chicago rock band in 1977.… Read more

He’s A Liar. Bee Gees

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He’s a Liar was the first single from The Bee Gees album Living Eyes released in September 1981.… Read more

Human. The Human League

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The ballad Human by the Human League is a conversation between a man and a woman who have reunited. Early in the song Philip Oakey apologizes to his partner for being unfaithful during her absence. Then in the song’s breakdown … Read more

I Can See For Miles. The Who

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I Can See for Miles is the only Who song from their album The Who Sell Out to be released as a single. It was written by Pete Townshend. The song reached the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 … Read more

I Could Have Lied. Red Hot Chili Peppers

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I Could Have Lied by the Red Hot Chili Peppers is from their 1991 album Blood Sugar Sex Magik.… Read more

I Heard It Through the Grapevine. Marvin Gaye

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Marvin Gaye made the done-me-wrong Heard it Through the Grapevine song famous back in 1966. It’s about a sad man who hears from his friends that his partner has been stepping out on him. She is about to leave him … Read more

I Just Can’t Live A Lie. Carrie Underwood

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I Just Can’t Live A Lie is a country song written and performed by Carrie Underwood. The song is from her 2005 album, Some Hearts.… Read more

I’d Lie For You (And That’s The Truth). Meat Loaf

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I’d Lie for You (And That’s the Truth) is a song composed and written by Diane Warren, and recorded by Meat Loaf and Patti Russo.… Read more

I’m Looking Through You. The Beatles

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I’m Looking Through You is a song by The Beatles written by Paul McCartney. The song first appeared on the band’s 1965 album Rubber Soul. It was written about Jane Asher, McCartney’s girlfriend for five years.… Read more

I’m Not Calling You a Liar. Florence and The Machine

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Florence Welch explained her song, I’m Not Calling You a Liar was originally about two loves, and how the ghost of your ex-love is always around when you start a new relationship. The title of the song comes from words … Read more

Interstate Love Song. Stone Temple Pilots

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Interstate Love Song is considered to be one of the Stone Temple Pilots’ biggest hits. The song was released in 1994. It reached number one on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart in September 1994. and remained at number one for … Read more

It Wasn’t Me. Shaggy

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In the2000 song It Wasn’t Me by Shaggy, a man asks a friend for advice on how to handle getting caught red-handed of cheating on his girlfriend. He’s told to deny the obvious and say, “It wasn’t me!”… Read more

Jive Talkin’. The Bee Gees

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Jive Talkin’ is a song by the Bee Gees, released as a single in May 1975 by RSO Records. This was the lead single from their album Main Course.… Read more

Liar in the Glass. Eyes Set to Kill

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Rock band Eyes Set to Kill released the song Liar in the Glass in 2008. It’s taken from their album Reach.… Read more

Liar Liar GE2017. Captain SKA

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The song Liar Liar was first released in 2010 and went to number one in the UK reggae chart. This version, Liar Liar GE2017, is an updated rendition by Captain SKA targeting the UK Prime Minister. The song has … Read more

Liar Liar. The Castaways

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Liar, Liar is a song by The Castaways, a number 12 hit single on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1965. The song was covered by Debbie Harry for the soundtrack album Married to the Mob in 1988.… Read more

Liar. Nine Inch Nails

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Nine Inch Nails released Liar in 1994. It comes from NIN’s album titled The Downward Spiral.… Read more

Liar. Profyle

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In this 2007 song, Profyle sings about a man who just discovered his partner’s infidelity. He’s had enough. But rather than despairing, the man finds some strong words for her.… Read more

Liar. Rollins Band

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Liar is a song by Rollins Band and the lead single from their fourth album, Weight. It was released in 1994.… Read more

Liar. Sex Pistols

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This track is a more effective response to Trump’s performance at the “Commander-in-Chief Forum” than anything Matt Lauer could come up with.… Read more

Liar. The Cranberries

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Liar is a song written by singer Dolores Mary O’Riordan and guitarist Noel Hogan of The Cranberries. It features as a bonus track on their 1993 album Everybody Else Is Doing It, so Why Can’t We?Read more

Liar. Three Dog Night

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Liar is a song written by Russ Ballard and performed by Three Dog Night. It reached number 7 on the US Billboard chart in 1971. The song features on their 1970 album, Naturally.… Read more

Liars Dance. Robert Plant

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Liars Dance by Robert Plant comes from his fifth solo album Manic Nirvana. It was released in 1990.… Read more

Liars. Persephone’s Bees

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“Liars make the speeches” is a very apt opening line for our current age. It comes from the song Liars by rock band Persephone’s Bees, and features on their 2012 album New in Berlin.… Read more

Lies Greed Misery. Linkin Park

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Lies Greed Misery is a song by US rock band Linkin Park. It is the fourth track from their multi-million selling 2012 album Living Things.… Read more

Lies. Marina and the Diamonds

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Marina and the Diamonds sings Lies from the perspective of a woman whose partner has fallen out of love with her. While she desperately hangs on, he reaches for her only in the dark, unable to admit that he made … Read more

Lies. The Knickerbockers

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The Knickerbockers were an American rock band from New Jersey. They are best remembered for their 1965 hit single Lies.… Read more

Lies. Thompson Twins

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Lies was written by British synth-pop band the Thompson Twins. The song was released in 1982 as the first single from the album Quick Step and Side Kick (Side Kicks in the US).… Read more

Little Liar. Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

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Little Liar was the second single from Joan Jett’s sixth studio album, titled Up Your Alley. A popular video of Little Liar received a great deal of airplay on MTV in the late 1980s.The video tells the story of … Read more

Little Lies. Fleetwood Mac

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The song Little Lies was composed by Christine McVie and her then-husband Eddy Quintela. It became a major hit for Fleetwood Mac when released in 1987, and continues to be played on radio stations as a classic from the 1980s. … Read more

Little White Lies. Deaf Havana

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Little White Lies was the second single taken from the Deaf Havana’s album Fools and Worthless Liars. The song was released in 2012.

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Livin’ A Lie. The-Dream

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Livin’ A Lie is a song written and performed by contemporary R&B artist The-Dream. It features Rihanna, and comes from his 2007 album Love Hate.… Read more

Living the Lie. Dio

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Living the Lie is by rock band Dio. It features on their 2004 album titled Master of the Moon.… Read more

Love the Way You Lie. Eminem

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Love the Way You Lie was recorded by the rapper Eminem and features Rihanna. The song is Eminem’s best-selling single and features on his seventh studio album Recovery. It was co-written by Eminem, singer songwriter Skylar Grey and producer Alex … Read more

Lyin’ Eyes. The Eagles

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Lyin’ Eyes is a classic Eagles song from 1975. It tells the story of a woman who lies to her rich, old husband in order to have some cheating fun one evening. She meets an old friend from high school … Read more

Lyin’ To Myself. Louis Armstrong

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Lyin’ to Myself was recorded and released by Louis Armstrong in 1936. The song was written by Hoagy Carmichael and Stanely Adams.… Read more

Lying Is the Most Fun a Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off. Panic! at the Disco

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Lying Is the Most Fun a Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off is hit single by rock band Panic! at the Disco. It was released in August 2006, from their album A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out. … Read more

Mama Didn’t Lie. Jan Bradley

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Soul singer Jan Bradley released Mama Didn’t Lie in 1963. It was written by Curtis Mayfield, for whom Bradley had earlier auditioned.… Read more

Me and Mrs. Jones. Billy Paul

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Me and Mrs. Jones is a soul song that celebrates a man’s bittersweet extramarital affair with a married woman. It was written by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, and Cary Gilbert, and originally recorded in 1972 when it became a number … Read more

Policy of Truth. Depeche Mode

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Policy of Truth is a classic song by UK electronica band Depeche Mode. It was released in May 1990, and features on their seventh studio album Violator (1990).… Read more

Pretending. Eric Clapton

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Eric Clapton released the song Pretending in 1989. It features on his rock album Journeyman.… Read more

Rumour Has It. Adele

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Adele explained that Rumour Has It was not inspired by the media, but was aimed at her own friends, who frequently spread rumours about her break-up with her boyfriend: “People might think it’s about blogs and magazines and papers, but … Read more

Said I Loved You … But I Lied. Michael Bolton

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The song Said I Loved You…But I Lied is performed by American pop music singer Michael Bolton. It was co-written and co-produced by Bolton and Robert John Lange. It was the first single taken from his 1993 album The One Read more

Suspicious Minds. Elvis Presley

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Suspicious Minds was written and first recorded by songwriter Mark James in 1968. The song initially failed commercially, but was handed to Elvis Presley. It hit number one in 1969 and became one of the most notable songs of Elvis … Read more

Tainted Love. Soft Cell

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Soft Cell’s 1981 chart-topper Tainted Love laments a dysfunctional love relationship in which “Once I ran to you, now I’ll run from you.” The song is a cover of a 1965 northern soul track released by Gloria Jones, and written … Read more

Tell Me a Lie. Sami Jo

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The song Tell Me a Lie hit No. 21 on the Pop Top 40 in 1974. It was written by Mickey Buckins and Barbara Wyrick, and performed by American country singer Sami Jo.… Read more

Tell Me No More Lies. Adam Zadok

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Tell Me No More Lies by Adam Zadok is a track from his 2009 rock album Telling Lies.… Read more

Tellin’ Stories. Tracy Chapman

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Telling Stories is the title track from Tracy Chapman’s fifth album. It was released in 2000.… Read more

Telling Lies. Chic

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The disco/funk song Telling Lies by Chic comes from their 1981 album, Take It Off. It was written by Chic founders Bernard Edwards And Nile Rodgers.… Read more

Telling Lies. David Bowie

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David Bowie wrote the song Telling Lies in 1996. It was released in 1997, part of the album Earthling. The song is notable for being the first ever downloadable single by a major artist.… Read more

Telling Lies. Sick Puppies

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The rock band Sick Puppies released Telling Lies in 2013. It’s taken from their album Connect. The opening chorus line is rather appropriate: “Words are mostly meaningless the only truth that really is / (We’re all getting) by telling lies, … Read more

Telling Stories. Tracy Chapman

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Telling Stories is the title track on the fifth album by American singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman. It was released in 2000.… Read more

The Biggest Lie. Elliott Smith

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The Biggest Lie is a song by Elliott Smith from his 1995 album, Elliott Smith.… Read more

The Great Pretender. The Platters

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The Great Pretender by The Platters was released as a single in November 1955. Buck Ram the Platters’ manager and producer wrote the lyrics and music. The song reached number one in the US R&B and pop charts in 1956.… Read more

The Night Before. The Beatles

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The Night Before by The Beatles is from their 1965 album and film Help! The song was written by Paul McCartney and credited to Lennon–McCartney.… Read more

We’re All Liars. Sent By Ravens

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We’re All Liars is a song by rock band Sent by Ravens. It was recorded and released on their 2012 album Mean What You Say.… Read more

White Liar. Miranda Lambert

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White Liar is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Miranda Lambert. It was released in August 2009 as the second single from her album Revolution.The song won the award for video of the year at … Read more

Would I Lie to You? Eurythmics

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This 1985 Eurythmics song is the story of a woman confronting her two-timing lover. Tired of infidelity, the woman decides to leave her man. He expresses doubt that she’ll do it, but she replies, “Would I lie to you?”… Read more

You Cheated. The Shields

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Prolific songwriter and music producer George Motola was instrumental in the creation of The Shields. He formed the group with the main aim of covering You Cheated by The Slades for his own record label. The group included Frankie Ervin … Read more

You Lied. Anita Ward

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Anita Ward released the song You Lied in 1979. It’s taken from her album Songs of Love.… Read more

You Lied. Green Day

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The song You Lied is from American punk rockers Green Day. The band released the track in 1997, which comes from their album Nimrod.… Read more

You Never Lied. Morgan James

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You Never Lied is an R&B song by singer-songwriter Morgan James. It is featured on her 2014 album, Hunter.… Read more

You Oughta Know. Alanis Morissette

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You Oughta Know is a 1995 song by Alanis Morissette. Seriously pissed at her lover’s duplicity — having promised to love her until he died — she confronts him while he’s having dinner with his new flame, and reminds him … Read more

You’re Lying. The Troggs

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A classic from the groundbreaking UK band The Troggs, the song You’re Lying was released in February 1967.… Read more

Young Liars. TV on the Radio

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Young Liars was the first major release by the New York City art rock band TV on the Radio. The song was released in 2003… Read more

Your Little Secret. Melissa Etheridge

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When it comes to cheaters, it takes one to know one. But in the case of this 1995 Melissa Etheridge song Your Little Secret, the would-be other woman is a reformed cheater. She threatens to tell the cheater’s little … Read more