Liar
Ill Niño Lyrics


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For all the pain that calls my name
I burn your picture in the same
Way that you burned the things you see
In me

And all the pills wash it away
They tell me how and what to say
I need that numbness here in me
To be

I'm feeling sick and living
On everything that's dead in me
You bring it out of me, hate is what I need
Your life is built on this and bitch, you'll never strip me from this
From the pain I arise
From the pain I arise, nothing more
Liar, liar, liar
Liar

You say
Things would be the same
Yo sé
Things would be the same

Liar
All my hate is now arising

For all the feelings that are right
There's still a fear that we must fight
And I would kill for you to feed
From me

I'm feeling sick and living
And breathing nothing that is real
Your hate is what I feel, you think you're made of steel
Your life is built on this and bitch, you'll never strip me from this
From the pain I arise
From the pain I arise, nothing more
Liar, liar, liar
Liar

You say
Things would be the same
Yo sé
Things would be the same

You say
Things would be the same
Yo sé
Things would be the same
Bring you, bring you down

Liar
Liar
Liar
Liar

You said that things would be the same




You said that things would be the same
You said that things would be the same

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Ill Niño's song Liar express the intense pain, anger, and hatred towards someone who has betrayed and hurt the singer. The opening line, "For all the pain that calls my name, I burn your picture in the same way that you burned the things you see in me," refers to the singer's desire to hurt the person who hurt him/her. The phrase "burn your picture" is symbolic of the singer destroying the memory of the person, and the phrase "in the same way that you burned the things you see in me" suggests that the person had criticized and hurt the singer emotionally.


The lyrics further depict the singer's use of drugs ("All the pills wash it away") to numb the pain and control the emotions. The singer acknowledges his/her dependence on numbness to survive the pain. The phrase "I'm feeling sick and living on everything that's dead in me" expresses the singer's emotional emptiness and desperation. The lyrics repeatedly use the word "liar" to indicate the singer's anger and disbelief towards the actions of the person.


The chorus of the song repeats the phrase "You said things would be the same," suggesting that the person had promised not to hurt the singer or to change, but did not keep the promise. The line "bring you, bring you down" at the end suggests the singer wants the person who betrayed him/her to suffer the same pain.


Line by Line Meaning

For all the pain that calls my name
Despite the pain I feel, I burn your picture as retribution for the way you treated me.


I burn your picture in the same
I retaliate against your actions by destroying something that represents you in the same way that you hurt things in me.


Way that you burned the things you see
You hurt me in the same way you hurt the things you perceive as harmful or unwanted.


In me
You directed your anger and hurt towards me.


And all the pills wash it away
I use medication to numb myself to the pain and to tell me what to say to cope.


They tell me how and what to say
The pills dictate my behavior and thoughts so that I can continue feeling numb towards my emotions.


I need that numbness here in me
The feeling of dead emotions is what I desire to cope with the pain.


To be
It is necessary for me to remain numb in order to function.


I'm feeling sick and living
Despite my emotional turmoil, I am still alive and functioning.


On everything that's dead in me
I rely on the numbness in order to continue living and functioning.


You bring it out of me, hate is what I need
You are the cause of my pain, and I need to feel hatred towards you as a coping mechanism.


Your life is built on this and bitch, you'll never strip me from this
Your existence revolves around causing pain, and no matter what you do, I will continue to feel this way towards you.


From the pain I arise
I gain strength from the pain that you have caused me.


From the pain I arise, nothing more
All I have left from my experiences with you is the strength I have gained from enduring them.


Liar, liar, liar
You are a liar and cannot be trusted.


You say things would be the same
You make promises that you cannot keep or that you have no intention of keeping.


Yo sé
I know the truth behind your lies.


All my hate is now arising
My hatred towards you is growing stronger every day.


For all the feelings that are right
Despite my desire to feel positive emotions, I am still struggling with a sense of fear that must be overcome.


There's still a fear that we must fight
We must work together to conquer the fear that is hindering us.


And I would kill for you to feed
I am so desperate for any positive attention from you that I would do anything for it.


From me
I am willing to sacrifice anything I have if it means receiving validation or approval from you.


And breathing nothing that is real
I am so consumed by my own pain that I cannot see what is real and what is not.


Your hate is what I feel, you think you're made of steel
Your animosity towards me is palpable, and you are convinced that nothing can affect you or make you feel vulnerable.


Bring you, bring you down
I hope that your actions towards others come back to haunt you and bring you down to the level that you have brought me to.


Liar
You are a liar and a fraud.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Cristian Machado, Dave Chavarri, Marc Rizzo

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