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4:04

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Interesting facts and trivia about I Could Have Lied. By Songfacts®.

Anthony Kiedis wrote this song after he had been dumped by Sinead O'Connor, his girlfriend at that time. The song is about lying about cheating, which is what he thought he could have done to avoid getting dumped.

The music of this song was inspired by Jimi Hendrix' "All Along The Watchtower."

In an interview with Q magazine May 2009, Sinead O'Connor denied she had a relationship with Anthony Kiedis. She said: "I hung out with him a few times and the row we had was cos he suggested we might become involved." O'Connor also stated that she doesn't "give a s--te about" this song, adding" "I'm not a Red Hot Chili Peppers fan. I can't bear them, I don't get it."

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Song Analysis

Key, BPM (tempo) and time signature of I Could Have Lied.
GKey
MajorMode
4/4Time Signature
141BPM

Album

The album I Could Have Lied is released on.

Released By

The record label that has released I Could Have Lied.
Warner Records
© 2006 Warner Records Inc.
℗ 2006 Warner Records Inc.

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