[Verse One - Andre 3000]
Caroline! Caroline!
All the guys would say she's mighty fine
But mighty fine only got you somewhere half the time
And the other half either got you cursed out, or coming up short
Yeah, now dig this, even though
You'd need a golden calculator to divide
The time it took to look inside and realize that
Real guys go for real down to Mars girls, yeah!

[Chorus- Repeat 2x]
I know you'd like to thank your shit don't stank
But lean a little bit closer
See that roses really smell like boo-boo
Yeah, roses really smell like boo-boo

[Verse Two - Andre 3000]
Caroline! See she's the reason for the word "bitch"
I hope she's speeding on the way to the club
Trying to hurry up to get to some
Baller or singer or somebody like that
And try to put on her makeup in the mirror
And crash, crash, crash.. into a ditch! (Just Playing!)
She needs a golden calculator to divide
The time it took to look inside and realize that
Real guys go for real down to Mars girls, yeah!

[Chorus]

[Verse Three]
Well she's got a hotty body, but her attitude is potty
When I met her at a party she was hardly acting naughty
I said "Would you call me?"
She said "Pardon me, are you ballin'?"
I said "Darling, you sound like a prostitute pursing"
Oh so you're one them freaks, get geeked at the sight of ATM receipts
But game been peeped, dropping names she's weak
Trickin' off this bitch is lost
Must take me for a geek a quick way to eat
A neat place sleep, a rent-a-car for a week, a trick for a treat
Now go on the raw sex, my AIDS test is flawless
Regardless, we don't want to get involved with no lawyers
And judges just to hold grudges in a courtroom
I wanna see ya support bra not support you!
Better come back down to Mars
Girl, quit chasin' cars
What happens when the dough get so low
Bitch, you ain't that fine
No way.. no way.. no way

[Repeat 2x]
Crazy bitch
Bitch, stupid ass bitch
Old punk ass bitch, old dumbass bitch
A bitch's bitch, just a bitch


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  • +5
    General Commentthey never cease to amaze me - they dare to write songs about girls speeding on the way to the club and crashing and making it, not only funny but COOL. if you have never seen this video i highly recommend it. their album in general is much worth the grammy hype
    "which one of ya'll speakerboxxes hit me in the love below?"
    in a see of monotonous artists who co-write all their shit, here are two people who have almost as much creativity flowing through them as $$$!
    _maria_on April 09, 2004   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThe "Roses really smell like boo-boo" line is not a reference to a vagina. It is a play on the phrase "She thinks her shit smells like roses," which means that she thinks she's so much better than everyone else, that even her shit smells good.
    Andre is saying that roses smell like "boo-boo" (shit), so her shit smells like shit

    Also, I think the line is "No go on the raw sex? My AIDS test is flawless" as opposed to what's up there.
    amazinagain2005on August 27, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song is about how when girls look good they think there the shit.
    But inside they suck and are stuck up, and the roses is referrin to
    the good lookin girls and they stank like poo coz there personality
    is shit. Some of them are trashy hores and think coz they look good
    they can have whatever they like and only go for hot guy. 'Caroline'
    acts like a slut and uses her body to attract men and there cash/cars.
    The time it took to look inside and realize that
    Real guys go for real down to Mars girls, yeah!
    This line is saying that real men go for real diwn to earth/mars girls.
    Where as other men just want your body.
    And judges just to hold grudges in a courtroom
    I wanna see ya support bra not support you!
    ^^
    This bit is saying when you act like that men only look at you for your
    body/sex.
    Real men like women with respect sluts jst get played and used!
    Must take me for a geek a quick way to eat
    A neat place sleep, a rent-a-car for a week, a trick for a treat
    ^^
    This bit tells of how women go for mens cash they dnt want love there
    just stuck up bitches!
    'I know you like to think yor shit don't stank'
    ^^translation... i know you like to think her personality don't stank
    But look a little more into it and u will find it does!
    Roses really smell like poo! so true.....
    Well most roses lol!
    It reminds me of my friend she's just like Caroline
    mighty fine but mighty bitch.
    High ego isn't good!
    Roses really smell like poo! so true.....
    Well most roses lol!
    mixedtasteinmusicon July 31, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General Commentits fucking poo poo. you know shit and poo poo..... why would roses smell like boo woo, or woo woo, or boo boo. ROCKS IS SPELLED R-O-C-K-S NOT R-A-W-K-S
    xokvlon July 19, 2008   Link
  • +2
    Song Meaningi think the part about him talking about roses doesn't actually interpret to how roses smell, but i personally think that the song collectively talks about the hassles of relationships and the chases that come with it especially when it comes to being involved with a shallow, bloodsucking bitch.

    I think the 'roses' in the chorus symbolize love, affection and dedication in general, and how it tore andre3k apart in this song.

    Think about it, when you offer a girl a rose, its a sign of love isn't it? The analogy is there.
    dra591on January 26, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think they are saying "pooo pooo" not "booo booo"
    keenon April 09, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwhat the hell is a golden calculator? like gold diggin?
    bouncehoperon October 30, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentANDRE 3000 AND BIG BOI (OUTKAST) ARE PURE GENIUS!!!
    Sicklenhammeron December 17, 2017   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think they are saying "pooo pooo" not "booo booo"
    keenon April 09, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah there is a lot of mistakes that i will fix when i can
    rubenon April 11, 2004   Link

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