Korn: Liar Meaning
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But don't give up your instincts
Hang onto you know what
They'll be gone fast as you blink
They're trained to seduce you
Suck you dry quick as they can
They tried to reduce you
Now you're barely a man
anonymous Apr 19th, 2008 4:03am report
'My brother, you love her
But don't give up your instincts'
Head, you may feel in touch with religion (God), but don't let it change who you are.
'Hang onto you know what
They'll be gone fast as you blink'
You've been with us for so long. We are your friends that have stuck with you through your worst times. As soon as you have a problem, they (i.e. The church) will cast you aside.
'They're trained to seduce you
Suck you dry quick as they can'
They (clergy) are taught to make you think you need them. They are just trying to get your money as quick as possible.
'They tried to reduce you
Now you're barely a man'
Look at yourself, Head. You are a pawn to them now. They tricked you. Lied to you.
'Oh my God
How can you deny the flood
That's flowing through you'
You have regrets of leaving and you know you shouldn't. Don't ignore it.
You're saying that she's all that you desire
You're saying religion is all you need. That's not true. You need your friends.
You think you can throw water on this fire
You want to leave the band without making enemies, but you know that you are not just deserting the band. You're deserting us.
'It's not wrong to let go
And let the woman ride you
For fuck sake, don't lose touch
With the dog that's inside you'
Religion is not necessarily a bad thing, but don't forget who you are. It doesn't need to change your entire life.
'She wanted what you had
You bet she smelt the spore
Don't give up, fuck her up
One more time, slam that door'
They're manipulating you! Fight it, man! Prove you are the man we all know you are! Come back.
That's what I think this song means. It is meant to sound like it's about a woman just because we've all seen someone who just let a woman take over their lives, but in Head's case that woman was actually religion. This song is about Head leaving the band. They are not saying for him to leave religion, but they are saying that he shouldn't have to leave the band just for it.
anonymous Feb 10th, 2018 2:18pm report
A song about a Brother's concern for his Brother who may not be honest with himself, while 'falling in love' with this Woman he does truly love, but she seems to be a DECEIVING KIND in the eyes of the brother who's concerned. Like she's somekind of a radical left wing feminist of the Jewish type or the progressive Church type that could possibly make one self-centered and narcissistic towards her man, by which she wants to control and overpower him without having anykind of REAL EMPHATY for his needs. Especially if the man wants to hold on to his manhood around her. Where the concerned brother worries that this woman wants to castrate his brother. Now she may be doing this intentionally or not, just not sure 'cause she might have been sub-consciously and psychologically conditioned to really favor the presence of women over being a seducer of men. Possibly out of hate and disrespect for the man. Where this woman could've been let down and hurt by self-righteous and absent minded men in her life while growing up and now hates the power of what her man holds for her that she wants for herself and will do just about anything to bring him down on his knees to BE WORSHIPED BY HIM. This is where he may be in danger according to his brother that sees through all the drama. Where the one in love is BLIND AS A BAT and who is compromising on his pricipals BY LYING around, even when being in Church with this complex woman.
anonymous Jun 18th, 2016 6:08am report
This song has a special meaning for me and it's personal.
anonymous Sep 9th, 2009 9:32pm report
I thought it was about Head's ex-wife, Rebekah, until I looked up when the song was released. Maybe it's one of the other guys, they all had pretty shitty relationships
anonymous Aug 19th, 2009 8:52pm report
It's about his brother getting married. They got a divorce 3 years later. "Hold on" is about Head.
anonymous Feb 24th, 2009 2:09pm report
I always thought it was about a Werewolf falling in love with a vampire myself.
Then again I'm odd.
anonymous Dec 7th, 2007 12:24pm report
I think he's right I think the songs about how a lot of guys when they get into a relationship they just let the woman take control and lose touch with the way they really are.
anonymous Nov 12th, 2006 11:55pm report
I think this song is about not denying the things this guys wants to do to a girl. "don't wimp out just fuck her up"
anonymous Aug 7th, 2006 8:36pm report
I think this song is about head leaving. Jd uses the metaphore of being pussy whipped to descrive head's new-found love of religion ('she' in the song equals god). With the 'flood', 'fire' and 'dog', jd is referring to the way he thinks head naturally feels. When he calls head a liar, he is telling him to go back to the 'natural' way he was before.
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