Julia Michaels is a Grammy® Award-nominated multi-platinum singer-songwriter from Davenport, Iowa. Not too long ago, she released a captivating audiovisual for her “Lie Like This” single, produced by The Monsters & Strangerz [Dua Lipa, Halsey, Maroon 5] via Republic Records.

Julia Michaels – “Lie Like This” music video

A lot of my fans know me as the awkward uncoordinated girl that has too many feelings. Well, I’m still that. But I got to shoot a music video where it was just me, in clothes that we’re so fun and way too tight and I loved every second of it! I’m still a long way from being a confident creature but I felt much closer to it when we shot this day. I hope everyone likes it and if anything, you find yourself dancing around too!” – Julia Michaels

‘Lie Like This’ tells an appealing tale about a young woman who shares a challenging relationship with her significant other. Apparently, he thinks she’s pretty, up-front, emotionally sound (most of the time), but she likes daydreaming a lot about leaving for no apparent reason. In a nutshell, she’s a little too hard to handle and tough to get to know. But he falls in love with her anyway after encountering her beautiful soul once he broke through her inner shell.

‘Lie Like This’ contains a relatable narrative, ear-welcoming vocals, and tuneful melodies. Also, the alluring electro-pop tune possesses dance-friendly instrumentation flavored with a rapid BPM and neon synths. Furthermore, “Lie Like This” shows another side of Julia Michaels’s representative of her penchant for pushing boundaries.

“The truth is I can’t resist whenever we lie like this.”

Julia Michaels press photo

“The song is about being hesitant about this new, beautiful thing and just giving in anyway because you know that it’s really special. There are so many spectrums of love. One minute, you’re crying on the floor because you’ve been broken up with. Or, something didn’t work out the way that you wanted to. Then, all of a sudden, you’re kissing in a park and you’re holding hands with someone new and you’ve got all these butterflies. It’s just such a broad spectrum, such a range of emotions—love—and I wanted to distill its essence into a song.” – Julia Michaels stated

In 2020, Julia Michaels continued her reign as one of the top songwriters in the industry. So far, she has co-written 25 titles that have charted on the Billboard Hot 100,14 of which have hit the Top 40, including her debut single “Issues”. Also, she has contributed to two songs that have hit #1 (Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” and Selena Gomez’s “Lose You To Love Me”). Furthermore, Michaels has written titles for artists including Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Gwen Stefani, Hailee Steinfeld, James Bay, Janelle Monàe, Zara Larsson, Jessie Ware, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Linkin Park, Maroon 5, Nick Jonas, P!NK, Shawn Mendes, The Chicks, and more.

“Lie Like This” single

Julia Michaels - “Lie Like This” cover

“Head on your shoulder you keep pulling me close. I’m spilling over trying not to unfold. I don’t need to tell you but I’m letting you know. The truth is I can’t resist whenever we lie like this. Held onto horses but I’m letting them go. We’re right on course to never stop or go slow. I don’t need to tell you but I’m letting you know. The truth is I can’t resist whenever we lie like this.” – lyrics

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