You told me you loved me
So I don't understand,
Why promises are snapped in two,
And words are made to bend
(The bigger, the better)
Some stolen from Japan
Collected from around the world,
They'll catch you if they can

Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Lies, lies, lies, yeah

Do I have to catch you out,
To know what's on your mind
Well, Cleopatra died for Egypt,
What a waste of time
The white ones and red ones,
And some you can't disguise
Twisted truth and half the news,
Can't hide it in your eyes

Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Oh, you know I know

You say you'll try harder,
But I think it's just too late
Well, the car is revving in the drive,
And I'm not the sort to wait
(The bigger, the better)
Some nicked from old Saigon
Collected from around the world
Love lies on and an and on and on and on and

Lies, lies, lies, yeah(They're gonna get you)
Lies, lies, lies, yeah(They won't forget you)
Lies, lies, lies, yeah(They're gonna get you)
Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Oh, you know I know

Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Oh, you know I know

Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Lies, lies, lies, yeah
Lies, lies, lies, yeah


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    General CommentNot really sure, but I think this song is about people telling lies. Sorry, I couldn't resist being so flip. C'mon, it's pop music! Seriously though, never really gave the words much thought because the song always made me want to dance. But then, over the past year or so, I came to the realization that my "best friend" was, in fact, a lying snake-in-the-grass. And one night I put this record on (yes, the vinyl 12-inch!) and all of a sudden these lyrics took on real meaning... Your best friend tells you he loves you, then you catch him telling a string of lies. What the heck is that about? "You told me you loved me, so I don't understand..."
    led zep lindholmon March 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhat's happening to this website? These aren't the same lyrics that used to be here. And they're all wrong! This is a completely different song than the one recorded by the Thompson twins.
    led zep lindholmon March 06, 2014   Link
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    General Commentwhenever since heard it I thought it was very tasty, is a delight was to savour it
    beautiful and dynamic are the lies title and that
    santiago3Winon April 22, 2014   Link

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