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Liar Lyrics

My brother, you love her
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

Oh my...

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    #1 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Dec 7th 2007 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.

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    anonymous
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    Aug 7th 2006 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.

    Anyone agree?

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    anonymous
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    Apr 19th 2008 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.

    'Hey you
    You're saying that she's all that you desire
    Liar'
    You're saying religion is all you need. That's not true. You need your friends.

    'Hey you
    You think you can throw water on this fire
    Liar'
    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.

  4. anonymous
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    Feb 14th report

    I think this song is about how much a husband loves and honers his wife with sex, passion, and Tru emotional feelings, and I think that some male he's close with is saying there's no way you love and desire her only and he's trying to put shit in Jonathans head to cause doubt, he's calling Jon a liar, while John is telling him that his relationship is on fire and he's not going to be able to put it out cuz he's the liar, hense ..hey you, you think you can put water on this fire... LIAR!

  5. anonymous
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    Feb 3rd 2022 report

    I interpret it like a man saying "Dont try to be faithful and a nice human, its for pussies and women lolz just cheat bc those are our urges"

  6. anonymous
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    Dec 21st 2021 report

    This song is a prophetic song, written after seeing 13 years into the future that a female PARISIte, disguising itself within an average, basic italian body would, from out of the blue, latch itself onto Jonathan Davis almost immediately after the death of his beautiful wife, Deven. The parisite, a succubus sent straight from the bowels of Hell to trick and deceive Jonathan through the power of the ancient witchcraft Strega, secretly gets him to injest a drop of her most potent type of blood, then proceeds to use her rapidly fading witchy powers to make Jon believe that her FAKE, false self is all that he desires. While his soul slowly is sucked away by a parasitic vampire, only so the creature can use him just to take pictures of herself in her human form on his Queen of the Damned couch in a futile attempt to try to look pretty and conceal her true form for just one more day. This song is a source of continued inspiration, a reminder for Jonathan to WAKE THE FUCK UP! Now. Hopefully sooner than later

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  7. anonymous
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    Feb 10th 2018 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.

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  8. anonymous
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    Jun 18th 2016 report

    This song has a special meaning for me and it's personal.

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  9. anonymous
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    Sep 7th 2012 report

    I think it's about letting yourself cheat on your wife or girlfriend.

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  10. insanity
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    May 14th 2010 report

    I think it's about his step brother and step mother. The first song I ever heard by korn
    thank you jonathan

  11. anonymous
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    Sep 9th 2009 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

  12. anonymous
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    Aug 19th 2009 report

    It's about his brother getting married. They got a divorce 3 years later. "Hold on" is about Head.

  13. Rammstein666897
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    Jun 1st 2009 report

    i know for sure its about his half brother Mark Chavez form adema and his problems with his wife or girlfriend because it was in an interview with Jon Davis.

  14. anonymous
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    Feb 24th 2009 report

    I always thought it was about a Werewolf falling in love with a vampire myself.

    Then again I'm odd.

  15. anonymous
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    May 2nd 2008 report

    My interpretation is that it's about women always wanting a man's money and property of value and the man being in it for sex, but also with other women

    "Your Sayin that she's all that you desire, Liar!" I really hate when people say this song is about Head. Leave the guy alone.

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  16. anonymous
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    Nov 12th 2006 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"


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