What does California Waiting mean?

Search Login

Kings of Leon: California Waiting Meaning

Tagged:

No tags, suggest one.

Song Released: 2004


Get "California Waiting" on MP3:

Get MP3 from Amazon

California Waiting Lyrics

Little Mona Lisa laying by my side

"Crimson and Clover" pullin' overtime

I feel too close to be losin' touch

By givin' in, what am I givin' up

Am I losin' way too much



Hey

California waiting

Every little thing's gotta be...

  1. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Mar 9th 2020 report

    Think it’s about a narc. There having plenty of sex, crimson n clover

    But she think his life’s better with her. He now knows otherwise. I don’t need saving and my life was good before. Hence him saying ironically that he’s happy to get back to his lonely life without her. And happy times are ahead in that California is waiting.

  2. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 25th 2018 report

    To me it seems that the song is about a relationship in which the woman is high maintenance and “every little things gotta be just right” in order for things to be okay with her. The lyric “say, while you’re trying to save me, can I get back my lonely life?” seems to reference the fact that Caleb is going through some shit, depression perhaps, and the girl is trying to save him from it but he’s just wishing to get out of the relationship, as maybe the relationship is the cause for his struggles. It’s like anything and everything sets this woman off and Caleb has no idea how to handle her or how to fix things that he didn’t even break.


More Kings of Leon song meanings »


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]





Just Posted

Sooner or Later anonymous
Paper Crown anonymous
The Day That Never Comes anonymous
Tag You're It Interpertations2
Trampoline anonymous
Sweater Weather anonymous
Let Em In anonymous
Beautiful anonymous
Talking to the Moon anonymous
Independence Day anonymous
The Unforgiven anonymous
She's a Rainbow anonymous
Bang! Interpertations25
I'm Not Pretty Interpertations25
Always anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Blueneck
Chris Housman
Waves
Luke Bryan
Shy Away
Twenty One Pilots
Prom Night
Riovaz
Met Him Last Night
Demi Lovato
Settlin' Down
Miranda Lambert
Only A Woman
Matt Lang
Film Out
BTS