You Lie (Reba McEntire song)
|Single by Reba McEntire|
|from the album Rumor Has It|
|B-side||"That's All She Wrote"|
|Released||August 25, 1990|
|Reba McEntire singles chronology|
"You Lie" is a song written by Bobby Fischer, Charlie Black and Austin Roberts, and recorded by American country music artist Reba McEntire. It was released in August 1990 as the first single from the album Rumor Has It. "You Lie" was Reba McEntire's fourteenth number one country hit. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of 20 weeks on the country chart.
The narrator knows her husband no longer loves her, and is agonizing over whether to play along to keep him close (knowing he is only staying out of obligation), or to do the right thing and let him go. At the end of the video, the narrator (played by Reba) symbolically releases a wild horse.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||15|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||57|
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- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1366." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 3, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
- "Reba McEntire – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Reba McEntire.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1990". RPM. December 22, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
- "Best of 1990: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
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