Review: "Liar Liar" - Ceara Cavalieri
Ceara Cavalieri is coming for blood in her latest pop-punk single, “Liar Liar”. The song is her fiery response to discovering that her boyfriend was cheating on her. Cavalieri’s subconscious tried to warn her when she had a dream that he was cheating with a good friend of hers. She received confirmation when a friend of his showed her screenshots to prove it. After uncovering his infidelity, the rightfully angry singer turned to songwriting as a cathartic release for her emotions. The song is not only meant to be a release for Cavalieri, but for anyone who is experiencing these same feelings. Consisting of angsty lyrics such as, “Guess I should’ve known the person you were// A sorry excuse for a narcissist” and feisty lyrics like, “Liar liar, big fat liar// God you’re such an ugly crier,” Cavalieri efficiently takes her heartache and fashions it into an infectious rock anthem.
“Liar Liar” is a flawless addition to not only Cavalieri’s discography, but the pop-punk genre as a whole. The song begins with an intense guitar that is reminiscent of early 2000’s pop-punk. In the background, the bass effortlessly complements the guitar, tying in the pop sounds. Within the second half of the verses, Cavalieri brings in a second guitar to harmonize with the first one. Throughout the track, the intense drums lead the song, compelling the listener to hand bang along to the beat. In the pre-chorus, the production is muted. This adds to the intensity of each chorus, including the final chorus when Cavalieri is ready to drive the song home. Every single second of “Liar Liar” is filled with high-energy production and catchy lyrics that perfectly encapsulate these feelings of anger and betrayal while highlighting Cavalieri’s well-rounded talent.
Ceara Cavalieri is a 26-year-old singer-songwriter from California. Since graduating from UCLA, she has dedicated herself to pursue a full-time music career. She has loved music since she was three-years-old when she found her voice, which followed her into her adolescence. As a way of expressing her emotions, Cavalieri turned to songwriting when she was a teenager. She released her first single, “Say Something”, in 2019. Since then, she has released a total of 11 singles and has gained nearly 300,000 monthly listeners on Spotify. Her previous single, “Damn”, has been featured on the platform’s “Teen Beats” playlist and “Fresh Finds” playlist.
Written By Karlee Smith