If I could turn the page
In time then I'd rearrange
Just a day or two
Close my, close my, close my eyes

But I couldn't find a way
So I'll settle for one day
To believe in you
Tell me, tell me, tell me lies

Tell me lies
Tell me sweet little lies
(Tell me lies, tell me, tell me lies)
Oh, no, no, you can't disguise
(You can't disguise, no, you can't disguise)
Tell me lies
Tell me sweet little lies

Although I'm not making plans
I hope that you understand
There's a reason why
Close your, close your, close your eyes

No more broken hearts
We're better off apart
Let's give it a try
Tell me, tell me, tell me lies

Tell me lies
Tell me sweet little lies
(Tell me lies, tell me, tell me lies)
Oh, no, no, you can't disguise
(You can't disguise, no, you can't disguise)
Tell me lies
Tell me sweet little lies

If I could turn the page
In time then I'd rearrange
Just a day or two
Close my, close my, close my eyes

But I couldn't find a way
So I'll settle for one day
To believe in you
Tell me, tell me, tell me lies

Tell me lies
Tell me sweet little lies
(Tell me lies, tell me, tell me lies)
Oh, no, no, you can't disguise
(You can't disguise, no, you can't disguise)

Tell me lies
Tell me sweet little lies
(Tell me lies, tell me, tell me lies)
Oh, no, no, you can't disguise
(You can't disguise, no, you can't disguise)
Tell me lies
Tell me sweet little lies
(Tell me, tell me lies)


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Little Lies Lyrics as written by Eddy Quintela Mendonca Christine Mcvie

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  • +16
    Song Meaning

    If anyone has ever suffered from unrequited love, they would understand the meaning of this song. Sometimes there is no balance in a love relationship. Someone leaves to be with someone new, leaving behind a broken heart.

    The broken hearted's greatest desire is to hear the sweet little lie, "I love you," coming from the others lips.

    Without that sweet little lie, he/she is forever in limbo, loving someone who does not, will not, and cannot love them back.

    Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies.

    cindyljoanon September 19, 2009   Link
  • +5
    My Interpretation

    He's untrue; she loves him but can't take the heartache of knowing. She's asking him to successfully deceive her. She knows it must end, but begs him to join her in procrastinating because when it's good, it's intoxicating.

    YouDude60on September 21, 2013   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    Yeah aren't Stevie Nicks' only contributions "Tell me lies" and "You can't diguise" in the chorus?

    So I guess this song as about a girl that has to break up with a guy, but just doesn't want to. So she just wants her man to tell her lies to convince her to stay, which goes against her rationality.

    Metman07on March 08, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    what in the world? .."i wish stevie nicks was my mom" ?! such a character you are :D.

    i'm in love with fleetwood mac and especially their beautiful gypsy-dancing woman so of course i like this song. that and the idea that she wants so bad for the relationship to be something better than it is expresses everybody's eventual desire for their own relationship. love it. <3

    spunhearton January 07, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    I could also agree with this persons interpretation of the song. Anyway you see it, this is not about a good relationship but one that has suffered through being taken advantage of, abused, maybe cheated on.

    Again, another song about negative bonds from Fleetwood Mac. The song "The Chain", says it all.

    cindyljoanon September 19, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    What a strange comment to make...However, I still love this song. It's sooo catchy. But yeah, I wish I had a white mama too. lol

    ckm4everon May 10, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    O_o

    ...yeah...ok. haha

    Anyway, this song is really cool. She sounds so saxy XD

    Bodesteron October 12, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    this one was sung by christine . the only contribution stevie nicks made is ...ah ah ah voices in the back ground ......BLAZINDYME you still wish tat ??

    baitnswitchon December 14, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Okay Great song. This is what I have to say about it: I may be WAY off the mark however I believe its about a girl who wants to break up with boyfriend. They both know its for the best that they break up. She wants him to lie to her and tell her that they should be together. they "can't discuise" the fact that they really need to break up. They're better off apart but they still love eachother. Funny.... this is one of my ex's favorite songs... He told me many lies... Like that he loved me. Loser.

    saabioon July 02, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    LIe to me and tell me you don't want to be with me... I know you do, but we are not good together

    iheartmanateeson June 25, 2010   Link

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