"Liar" as written by Geoff Barrow, William Fuller and Matthew Williams....
Out where the children all get their own rooms
Where they stir coffee with old silver spoons in their mansions
There's a girl that the whole town can see doesn't fit in
But they all know that she understands them

And they want to know
Where the kid came from
She won't tell anyone
But they know she's a liar
That's what they know
She's a liar
That's what they know

You do what you have to do
Maybe you could be a liar too

There's a school where she goes every day
Everything that you could want if you pay you can find there
She came in with a dream and a plan
Learned how to use movie cameras and started to shine there

And they want to know
Where the kid came from
She won't tell anyone
But they know she's a liar
That's what they know
She's a liar
That's what they know

And if she had to
She could turn the camera right on you

As for the teachers they all knew her crime
When she was everyday always on time they saw through her
She took the train from the city at dawn
Broke through the woods and crept through the lawns to her future

So maybe they know
Where the kid came from
They won't tell anyone
And they know she's a liar
That's what they know
She's a liar
Just because
She reached higher
They are so proud of their liar
They are so proud

You do what you have to do
Maybe you could be a liar too


Lyrics submitted by rocketdays

"Liar" as written by Josiah Johnson Chris Zasche

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Songtrust Ave

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    General CommentI am completely in love with this song, but I onlyhalf get it, anyone know?
    Soul wanderon October 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's about a little girl who lives in the city, but cheats the system and goes to school out in the suburbs. Laying aside the fact that the school would never let that happen, the song is about going after what you want ("She came in with a dream and a plan") and going after it ("Broke through the woods and crept through the lawns to her future"). The towns people can all see she doesn't belong, but don't know where she came from. The teachers know, but don't say anything, because "They are so proud of their liar".
    silent_brookon February 13, 2007   Link

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