Tell Me a Lie

Album: Here We Stand (2008)
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  • The band's frontman Jon Fratelli writes their lyrics and has been known to amuse himself in interviews by messing with the media (we hope he didn't do that during our chat. He told The Sunday Mail that this song is "a dig at me and the press," adding, "We told so many lies in the early days because we were too lazy to tell the truth. It was easy to spin yarns to see if we could get them printed. I regret it, it became a pain. Anyone with a brain knew we were talking s--t. This is a confessional but doesn't sound it because it's a big rock song. It's the biggest, chunkiest one we have done yet."

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