Lie To Me is a song recorded by Australian rock band 5 Seconds of Summer. It was written by Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt, Ashton Irwin, Luke Hemmings, and Calum Hood with production handled by Andrew Watt. The song was released via Capitol Records on 15 June 2018, as the third track on their third album, Youngblood.
A re-recording of the tracks featuring additional vocals by American singer-songwriter Julia Michaels was released on 21 December 2018 as the album's fourth single.
Background and Release Edit
- On 24 April 2018, the 5SOS Official Twitter tweeted, "Lie To Me video.", hinting at the next single to be released.
- Lie To Me was performed as part of the Meet You There Tour setlist.
- Lie To Me was re-released on 21st December 2018 with additional vocals from Julia Michaels.
- Lie To Me was released as the fourth single from the album, Youngblood.
- The official music video was released on 18 January 2019.
- The official music video was directed by Brendan Vaughan.
- On the concept of the music video Ashton tweeted:
The Lie To Me video represents to me when someone closest to you is in a toxic situation, and they take an emotional beating over and over. With no attempt to escape. It’s absolutely heartbreaking. All you can do is watch. 
Critical Reception Edit
Brooke Bajgrowicz of Billboard said "The new version of Lie To Me has Michael's soft vocals changing up the narrative. While the original lyrics have the guys broken over a love not lining up, the words in the latest rendition readjust to explore both sides of the relationship." 
Music Video Edit
- On 18 January 2019, the band released the official music video. 
- On 1 February 2019, the band released an acoustic version of the song. 
|June 15, 2018 • 49:53 • Capitol Records and Hi or Hey Records|
|Standard Album||Youngblood • Want You Back • Lie To Me • Valentine • Talk Fast • Moving Along • If Walls Could Talk • Better Man • More • Why Won't You Love Me • Woke Up In Japan • Empty Wallets • Ghost Of You|
|Deluxe Album||Monster Among Men • Meet You There • Babylon|
|Target Exclusive||When You Walk Away • Best Friend|
|5SOS III Tour • Meet You There Tour|