"Caroline Avenue" as written by and Colin Meloy....
Things you said
were they true?
‘cause I haven’t got a clue
and wouldn’t know if they were not true.

‘Cause I am here, paper doll
and I am waiting for your call
but I won’t wait until tomorrow.
So hard to mention
if you’re in my shoes
but I’m tired of riding shotgun for you

as we glide down Caroline Avenue.
Time will tell you
that you’re thinking you’re right, when you are wrong.
And I’m thinking that this evening won’t last long, no no,
‘cause I’m getting pretty tired of you waxing so inspired
‘bout the lights down Caroline Avenue.

Serves you right
Feel this way
Be so clinically deranged
that I won’t stand for all of your bullshit.
So take your time,
‘cause we’ve got time.
Remember, what is yours is mine
Don’t let it slide by the wayside.

Reeling from the tension,
it’s all ending here
and I’m chasing shots of whiskey
with everclear

as we glide down Caroline Avenue.
Time will tell you
that you’re thinking you’re right, when you are wrong.
And I’m thinking that this evening won’t last long, no no,
‘cause I’m getting pretty tired of you waxing so inspired
‘bout the lights down Caroline Avenue.

And you’re trying so hard
but it takes more than just flipping off traffic cops
to impress me.
You underestimate me.

Emptied out
Falling free
It will all catch up with me
And I am in control and patient
But I will wait ‘til you decide
It’s all over for the time
and I will stay behind ‘til you decide.
Carry me ‘til daylight
when your wisdom clears
‘til tomorrow finds me shoeless and jaded.

as we glide down Caroline Avenue.
Time will tell you
that you’re thinking you’re right, when you are wrong.
And I’m thinking that this evening won’t last long, no no,
‘cause I’m getting pretty tired of you waxing so inspired
‘bout the lights down Caroline Avenue.


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    General CommentThis is sort of confusing... I'm feeling that this guy has very mixed feelings of this girl. Maybe he's saying he's going down the road of his relationship with this girl, Caroline, and he's not liking it so much. Maybe it's a first date.
    girlfrombarcelonaon January 06, 2010   Link

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