I Only Lie When I Love You

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"I Only Lie When I Love You"
Single by Royal Blood
from the album How Did We Get So Dark?
Released8 June 2017 (2017-06-08)
FormatDigital download
StudioICP Studios (Brussels, Belgium)
Genre
Length2:49
LabelWarner Bros.
Composer(s)Royal Blood
Lyricist(s)
  • Mike Kerr
Producer(s)
Royal Blood singles chronology
"Lights Out"
(2017)
"I Only Lie When I Love You"
(2017)
"How Did We Get So Dark?"
(2017)

"I Only Lie When I Love You" is a song by English hard rock band Royal Blood, released as the second overall single from their second studio album How Did We Get So Dark? on June 8, 2017.

The song was written by the band and was produced by Jolyon Thomas and Tom Dalgety with Royal Blood. It reached number one on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart[1] and number sixteen on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart, becoming the band's second-most successful single on the latter chart.[2]

Promotion[edit]

The track was released as the third overall single from the band's second album How Did We Get So Dark? released on June 8, 2017.[3] It was later serviced to U.S. rock radio formats as the second U.S. radio single on October 3, 2017.[4]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "I Only Lie When I Love You" was released on June 8, 2017 and was directed by Pascal Teixeira.[5] It features the band performing on a white backdrop and a rolling shot that features distorted angles of the band.

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017–18) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[6] 8
Canadian Rock Songs (Billboard)[7] 2
UK Rock & Metal Singles (OCC)[8] 2
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[2] 16
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[9] 19
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)[1] 1
US Rock Airplay (Billboard)[9] 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Royal Blood Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Royal Blood Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Royal Blood - "I Only Lie When I Love You" Music Video". YouTube. 8 June 2017. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Alternative > Future Releases". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on September 30, 2017. Retrieved March 8, 2018.
  5. ^ "Royal Blood - "I Only Lie When I Love You" Music Video". YouTube. 8 June 2017. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Royal Blood – I Only Lie When I Love You" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Lights Out: Canada Rock". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 10 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Official Rock & Metal Singles Chart Top 40: 21 April 2017 - 27 April 2017". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 May 2017.
  9. ^ a b "Royal Blood Chart History (Hot Rock Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 8 March 2018.

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