|Released||April 27, 2012|
|Format||Digital download, CD (with album)|
|Producer||Dr. Luke, Cirkut, Diplo|
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|"Lies" is track number 3.|
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"Lies" is a song by Welsh singer-songwriter Marina and the Diamonds, it is the third track on her second studio album Electra Heart. On July 17, 2013, a music video was released for the song as the tenth part of the Archetypes video series.
Background and compositionEdit
Diamandis deemed "Lies" as a "personal record" about a boy who was a coward and for whom she had no respect. She was angry about what happened between them so she wrote "Lies" as a form of release. Half of the track was written in the home of Bruce Springsteen while the verse was written after a gig in Stone Pony, New Jersey.
Notably, Diamandis performed an alternate version of the song – including an added bridge – on the final leg of The Lonely Hearts Club Tour as well as on Conan.
The full Stem Pack leaked on March 16, 2018.
Official versions Edit
- Album version - 3:46
- Album Sampler version - 4:01
- Instrumental version - 4:02
|Premiere||July 17, 2013|
|Producer||Thor Brammer Jacobsen, Tine Knudsen, Mikkel Damkiær|
|Exec. producer||Paul McKee|
DoP - Niels Thastum
Editor - Carla Luffe
Post - Grade - Lasse Marcussen CAMEO
Commissioner: Alan Parks
679 Recordings 2012
- ↑ "Marina and the Diamonds | "Electra Heart" Album Interview. Part 2." YouTube. 1 May 2012. Retrieved 13 August 2015.