The theme surrounding “Fake You Out” is fairly self-explanatory. Tyler believes he is not truly what he portrays himself as, or even what we see. He hints at a fear that he is a truly bad person at heart, having “committed dirty, dirty crimes” which no one else could fully comprehend, as they are unique to him. He seems simply dead-set in his belief that he is flawed.
Tyler typically performs this song with a key tar. .