EMF is best known for their American #1 "Unbelievable
," but they had several other hits in their native UK, including "Lies," which placed at #18 in the US. Written by the group's guitarist, Ian Dench, the song finds lead singer James Atkin bemoaning a woman who tells him only lies. At the end of the song, he comes a little unhinged, singing:This time I don't feel so blue
When I'm with you
It seems like a sweet sentiment, but in the context of the song, he could have bad intentions.