Caroline laughs and
It's raining all day
She loves to be one of the girls
She lives in the place
In the side of our lives
Where nothing is
Ever put straight

She turns herself round
And she smiles and she says
'This is it'
'That's the end of the joke'
And loses herself
In her dreaming and sleep
And her lovers walk
Through in their coats

Pretty in pink
Isn't she?
Pretty in pink
Isn't she?

All of her lovers
All talk of her notes
And the flowers
That they never sent
And wasn't she easy
And isn't she
Pretty in pink

The one who insists
He was first in the line
Is the last to
Remember her name
He's walking around
In this dress
That she wore
She is gone
But the joke's the same

Pretty in pink
Isn't she?
Pretty in pink
Isn't she?

Caroline talks to you
Softly sometimes
She says
'I love you' and
'Too much'
She doesn't have anything
You want to steal
Nothing you can touch

She buttons your shirt
The traffic
Is waiting outside
She hands you his coat
She gives you her clothes
These cars collide

Pretty in pink
Isn't she?
Pretty in pink
Isn't she?

Lyrics submitted by marquicerise

Pretty in Pink [From Pretty in Pink] Lyrics as written by John Ashton Duncan Kilburn

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  • +2
    General CommentThis is a cover of the original by The Psychedelic Furs. This was released on teh album High School Reunion: A Tribute to Those Great 80s Films.
    marquiceriseon October 08, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's a great cover because it's about what Amanda often talks about...a female who is easy to sleep with who is a joke to most people even the ones who slept with her. Poor Caroline. As for the title...I don't see the corralation to the movie Pretty in Pink...oh well.
    Platinum81on June 29, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyup pretty good cover eh?
    Will_The_End? . . .on December 17, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat is "these cars collide"?
    Maidenizzyon May 27, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe last bits not in my song...

    I love this song. It's obviously about a girl who's easy to sleep with, but it's not making her sound bad at all. Infact, to me, it makes her seem very innocent.
    Doyoudreamforlongon July 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentShe's "pretty in pink" because she is pretty when she is naked. Or at least that is what I think it means.
    jjfloatsmyboaton December 05, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt almost sounds like she's a 'working girl', if you know what I mean. Great song though:D
    lambxchoppson June 13, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti've only heard a cover of this song by the national, but these are the only lyrics i can find so i'm going to say that in the cover by the national "these cars collide" sounds like "these cost a lot" and i thought it had to do with cross dressing or something because of the other reference in the song about the guy in the dress LOL

    i thought they were like trading clothes idk~

    ireallylikebagelson August 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI Just Love This. :)
    riseariseon November 12, 2011   Link

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