New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Why do people lie?
Lyin' only breaks their hearts,
And tears their lives apart,
Makin' 'em cry.
Tell me why.

Even if I try,
Even if I lie to little babe.
I know she'll never leave me,
She'll stay by my side.

Tell me why do the people say,
"She ain't lovin' you anyway.
So while you keep believin' it brother,
She'll keep makin' her time,
Right before your eyes."?
Tell me why they gotta lie.

When I looked I had to look again.
In my eyes a revelation.
In her arms the fascination,
Of a friend.

(Instrumental)

When I looked I had to look again.
In my eyes a revelation.
In her arms the fascination,
Of a friend.

Now I let 'em know,
When people say "I told you so.".
I say, "Learnin' don't come easy, baby.",
I've been makin' like a fool.

Tell me why,
Why is it true?
Why?
Tell me why do people lie?

Tell me why.
Why do they lie?
Oh, why do they lie?
Tell me, tell me why.
Why do people lie to me.
Somebody here is lyin' to me.
I just don't know whether to believe them,
Whether to give them an account,
To form a doubt, don't want to be counted out.
Follow your heart, babe,
Follow your heart, yeah,
Follow your heart, right on,
Follow your heart.



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/k/kenny_loggins/why_do_people_lie.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×