Lies And Deception
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Songs about various kinds of falsehoods.
Central theme[edit | edit source]
- Backstabbing Liar
- Counterfeit Faker
- Fake-Believe (Type B)
- Feign Amnesia
- Fibber Island
- Finished With Lies
- Hey, Mr. DJ, I Thought You Said We Had A Deal
- Marty Beller Mask
- Maybe I Know
- No Country - "We lied in the morning, we lied in the evening"
- No One Knows My Plan
- Or So I Have Read - "Everything you hear is a fact / And the opposite is also correct"
- Out Of Jail
- The Secret Life Of Six
- Working Undercover For The Man
Briefly mentioned[edit | edit source]
- 32 Footsteps - "32 lies my ears never saw when the floorboard gave way"
- Climbing The Walls - "They pretend, they pretend"
- Contrecoup - "But the contrecoup made my words untrue"
- Fun Assassin - "Fun assassin, take off your disguise / Look me in the eye and lie."
- Homunculus - "The tiny fake tears that you cry"
- Hypnotist Of Ladies
- I Can't Hide From My Mind - "Smiles turned out misleading / And memories a lie"
- I'm All You Can Think About - "Your apparent nonchalance belies the fact that you can only think of me"
- I've Got A Match - "Which one of us / Is the one we can't trust?"
- Icky - "Don't know anything about some other slack"
- Impossibly New - "In this town of rude deceivers", "They can't lie"
- In Fact - "As I slide my desk a bit towards the conman dressed in white"
- Judy Is Your Viet Nam - "Judy lies but you believe her / She's the storm before the calm / Judy is the Great Deceiver / ..."
- Lee Harvey Was A Friend Of Mine - "Someone faked that photo and then snuck away and hid"
- Lucky Ball & Chain - "Confidentially - she never called me baby-doll / Confidentially - I never had much pride" -- thus, the preceding statements were false
- Narrow Your Eyes - "I just can't bear to tell you some lies"
- Pet Name - "You said love just a lie, but I could tell that you were lying", more lying, broken promises
- Prevenge - "Now you know that my ride doesn't really exist / And my name's not really on that list"
- Protagonist - "But with that big talk / I should have seen the signs"
- Road Movie To Berlin (Dial-A-Song) - "You said you were the king of liars, I believed you and called you 'sire,' but I realize now that I have been deceived"
- Sensurround - "Made the fakeness realistic"
- Shape Shifter - "They're such a liar"
- (Since You Joined) The Corporation - "Teacher of lies, won't set me free"
- Spiraling Shape - "The spiraling shape was a fraud and a fake"
- The Statue Got Me High - "The truth is where the sculptor's chisel chipped away the lie"
- Stuff Is Way - "And which the pony is a phony was a lie"
- The Sun Is On Fire - "Call me a liar"
- They Might Be Giants - "They might be fake, they might be lies, they might be big big fake fake lies"
- What Did I Do To You? - "Whatever happened...to false-bottom suitcases"
- When Will You Die - "I'm so tired of your lies and the evil things you're doing behind my back"
- Which Describes How You're Feeling - "When you lie that your life's unappealing all the time / But your lie doesn't rhyme with the word overseas"
- The World's Address - "I know you deceived me"
- You Probably Get That A Lot - "While you are sarcastically lip-syncing along to words they felt were spoken spontaneously"
- You're On Fire - "I won't lie"