"Rebellion (Lies)" is a song by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire. It was the fourth single released from the band's debut album, Funeral. The single was released in both CD and DVD formats with the song "Brazil" as the B-side. The single peaked at number 19 on the UK singles chart, the band's best performance on this chart to date. On the album Funeral, "Rebellion (Lies)" immediately follows the song "Haiti", the ending of which has the same bass beat and leads right into the beginning of "Rebellion (Lies)". The song has enduringly been the band's closing song at appearances at music festivals and at the end of most of their shows.
In May 2007, NME magazine named the song as #29 in its list of the "50 Greatest Indie Anthems Ever". In April 2009, the song was featured in Blender magazine's "500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born" as #380. In August 2009, the song was ranked #69 in Pitchfork Media's Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s. In 2009, NME ranked the song as the 9th best of the 2000s.
The song was featured on a season 5 episode of the television series Six Feet Under.
This song was originally intended to be used during the closing scene of the pilot for the television series The...