"Caroline" as written by and Johnette Lin Napolitano....
(kirsty maccoll)

She called me up the other day
And left a message on my machine
She called to say you broke her heart
And she'd wondered if I'd seen you
I didn't know what to do, I never called her back
Oh how can I break the news like that

Now I don't want to see caroline
Don't want to see her face when she finds out you're mine
Can't look in her eyes and tell her love is blind
Now I don't want to see caroline
I don't want to see caroline

How can I want you so bad
She has to lose again
How could you walk out on her
And turn to her best friend
It was wrong from the start
I wish I'd turned you away
And my head said go, but my heart, my heart said stay

And now I don't want to see caroline
Don't want to see her cry when she knows you're mine
Can't look in those eyes and tell her she'll be fine
Now I don't want to see caroline
I don't want to see caroline

I'm so ashamed of myself that I still want you
What a terrible thing for a friend to do

I think I've gone too far this time
I leapt across that thin blue line
God help this selfish heart of mine
Now I don't want to see caroline
I can never face caroline

Now I lie here with you, can't get her out my head
Do you think she knows that you share my bed
Well I don't want to see caroline
Don't want to see her face when she finds out you're mine
How could a friend be so unkind
Well I don't want to see caroline
I don't want to see caroline
I don't want to see caroline
I don't want to see caroline



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"Caroline" as written by Kirsty Maccoll

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    General CommentAgain, the meaning of this song is pretty straightforward. It's a literal description of a situation where Caroline's boyfriend (or husband) finishes with her and goes off to start a (sexual) relationship with Caroline's best friend (the singer of the song).

    The singer plainly feels guilty and somewhat disgusted with herself ("I'm so ashamed of myself..."), and also angry with the man in question ("How could you walk out on her and turn to her best friend?"), but she can't bring herself to end the relationship ("...but I still want you") and obviously has no intention of doing so ("...when she finds out you're mine").
    ~Lexi~on January 31, 2007   Link

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