The Best Deceptions

Album: The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most (2001)
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Songfacts®:

  • In this song, Chris Carrabba sings about a girlfriend cheating on him: "I heard about the cool breeze and the cool nights and the cool guys that you spent them with. I guess I should have heard of them from you."

    The line, "Don't you see that the charade is over and all the best deceptions and the clever cover story awards go to you," means that she doesn't have to act like she cares anymore - that's the charade. The clever cover story awards go to her because she is good at making up a lie to tell him so she doesn't get in trouble. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Lisa - Palatine, IL
  • Carrabba described this song on his MTV Unplugged appearances as being about "feeling bad and feeling better."

Comments: 2

  • James from Manila, PhilippinesChris carrabba is one the most brilliant songwriter in the world i love the way he deliver his words and music..... i wonder why the other songwriters don't care about the fact of the song they just did and sometimes it sucks...... i prefer Dashboard's album "the places that you've come to fear the most" -Joses Mark Patapat Cavite, Phil
  • Ash from Kerman, Cai love this somg....i like how you guys explain all the important things from the song, u guys ROCK!! :)
    <3 ash
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