ay it if you want to, and say it if you will
But if you don't say what you are thinking
And I won't take too kindly to it
Well, all I want is something special
And you can't give it to me
And all you do is lie to me
'Cause you're a liar, liar liar

I will run, I will fight
I will take you through the night
Night, night, laaahaa
I will run, I will fight
I will take you through the night
Night, night, naahaaa

Say it if you want to, and say it if you choose
Because if you don't say what you are thinking
No I won't take too kindly to it
Well, all I wanted was something different
And you couldn't give it to me
And all you do is lie to me
So you're a liar, liar, liar

I will run, I will fight
I will take you through the night
Night, night, laaahaa
I will run, I will fight
I will take you through the night
Night, night, laahaaa
Laahaaa, laahaaa

I will fight you, I fight you
I'll find it in you, liar
Liar, liar, liar
That you're a liar, liar, liar
Liar


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Liar Lyrics as written by Noel Hogan Dolores Mary O'rordan

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    The lyric, according to the liner notes from the "Everbody Else is Doing it So Why Can't We?" complete sessions, is not "Confide in you." It's actually, "I'm fighting you." Anyways, this is a great song by a great lyricist, singer and band. I love The Cranberries.

    ElekJappaon August 08, 2006   Link
  • +1
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    i love this song because there are a lot of liars out there

    Guaschitaon April 20, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    great song off the Empire Records soundtrack... its obvious through the whole song that she's talking about someone who lies to her and she is now accusing that person and refuses to just give in to them.. but what i think is interesting is the one line in the song that seems opposite everything else. <i>I will fight you, I'll fight you, Confide in you </i> confide in you?? didnt she just say she would fight him/her? interesting thought.....

    hoydenon September 27, 2004   Link
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    She's calling this person a liar because they aren't openly saying lies, but they are lying by omission, by not telling the truth. And person will expose their dishonesty through their actions. Maybe it's someone who acts like your friend but really isn't. Or someone who strings you along in a relationship.

    DanVitaleRockson June 26, 2023   Link

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