Interpretations:Caroline, No

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Interpretation 1[edit | edit source]

I often make interpretations as literal as possible. That doesn't mean that the larger interpretations are useless. In fact, you can learn a lesson from some of them. Some songs are obvious that they are really deep, but I think that most of them are really simple. The Johns can't make every song this huge deep mess. Many have to just be songs. I think that this is one of these instances. It's about a girl cutting her long hair and the narrator thinks that it is terrible. Literal! --Philip8o 19:38, March 26, 2008

Interpretation 2[edit | edit source]

The Johns didn't write this. It's a Beach Boys song.

The narrator used to date some girl, Caroline, and after their relationship, maybe even years later, he sees her again and she's got a different haircut. And he's all "damn! Your new hair makes me nostalgic for old times, but the old times are gone and there's nothing I can do about it!" —Preceding unsigned comment added by 59.167.81.254 (talk) 12:44, August 20, 2008

Bangs comes to mind[edit | edit source]

Amirite? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Tyrannosaurus George (talkcontribs) 00:10, August 27, 2011

I know it's wrong, but I always think of this song when I hear Now Is Strange ("I liked your hair, why did you change?"). ~ magbatz 03:19, August 27, 2011