What does Girls Like You mean?

Maroon 5: Girls Like You Meaning

Album cover for Girls Like You album cover

Song Released: 2018


Girls Like You Lyrics

Spent 24 hours
I need more hours with you
You spent the weekend
Getting even, ooh ooh
We spent the late nights
Making things right, between us
But now it's all good baby
Roll that Backwood baby
And play me close
'Cause girls like...

  1. 1TOP RATED

    #1 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Jun 24th 2020 !⃝

    backwoods is an expensive brand of cigar. Its all good babe/roll that backwood babe. Meaning everything is all fine with us, let's just roll a backwood/blunt relax and not worry about the past or any insecurities..

  2. 2TOP RATED

    #2 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Jul 6th 2018 !⃝

    All girls deserve love

  3. anonymous
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    Feb 6th 2023 !⃝

    To me he’s telling her she’s just what he needs and he wants them to work through their problems. He was desperate to get to her and do that to save their relationship. He wanted to just chill and talk it out then have makeup sex

  4. anonymous
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    Jan 27th 2022 !⃝

    We’ll I think this interpretation might slightly offend some but just follow things through to the end before making judgement. Let’s dig past the initial things about the song and go to the album. It appears on Red Pill blues. This is a reference to the Manosphere. You can take the red pill which is the truth about relations between a man and woman or live in denial and go with what society tells you to do. Don’t go passing judgement yet. Now this is a further reference to the matrix. Where the main character is given the option of truth or living in the matrix. Now coming back to the song. I really think he’s accepting what women are and aren’t and just enjoying them. No matter if they are the alpha female, the comedian, the one that just doesn’t have her stuff together, or the one that just wants her fun. In all honesty it shows his growth throughout the song to a woman that is family material. He knows he could have pretty much any of them. But he knows what he wants and accepts the different types of women in the world.
    Adam Levine shows his acceptance of the red pill in a way that truely sets himself apart from other men. There are phases to taking the red pill. There’s anger sadness and everything in between. The longer you live in that mode the more you feel like everyone has lied to you in your life. It takes a lot to disconnect from the Disney image of relationships and he seems to have put that energy into a amazing song.

  5. anonymous
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    Apr 27th 2020 !⃝

    It means that he likes cheese a lot and that it is his bae. It's nothing about girls, the song is actually closely linked to Ocean Man by Ween. When he says "girls" he actually means cheese. It proves me right especially when he says "Roll that backwood, babe", backwoods is a brand of cheese so he might be suggesting it is his favorite brand of cheese as he also calls it "babe". Therefore I am correct and this is what he actually means by the lyrics, it isn't anything about girls. He is all about the cheese. One of the verses are actually about him expressing his love for Ocean Man, he says he needs Ocean Man in his life. I went to a concert of his and this is how I found out his love for Ocean Man and cheese! He was holding some cheddar cheese while he sang this song and Ocean Man was playing quietly in the background. So, prove me wrong, idiots! :)

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  6. anonymous
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    Nov 18th 2019 !⃝

    Promoting feminism and every girl is successful

  7. anonymous
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    Jul 2nd 2019 !⃝

    The lyrics of “Girls Like You”, among other things, see the singer (Adam Levine) heaping oceans of gratitude upon the woman in his life. He thanks her for putting up with him through very challenging times in the their love affair and lets her know how much he needs her.

  8. mafaldita47
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    Apr 15th 2019 !⃝

    I think the song focuses on the kind of superficial relationship that people live today. It's a couple at the beginning of the typical seduction. But, the man already wants to move to another plan: the sexual act. That's why he tells her to get closer to him. So far everything has been done well. Then, the girl gives in under pressure. And after the consummated physiological need, the male tells her, or thinks that this will be the last time they are together. I mean, he used her and he doesn't like her, it's over. In short, the song deals with the superficiality of human relationships, the objectification of sex. And the male mentality plays an important role here. I would say the song is a message for men. The way to treat women.The male need a girl like "you" without any commitment "free love".

  9. anonymous
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    Oct 22nd 2018 !⃝

    I interpret it, that EVERY woman , is “that” woman... who’s to say what the perfect woman is??? It’s each and every one , that is “that girl”, to somebody. And I feel that they are trying to say that EVERY woman is beautiful, and somebody’s “perfect “ match...

  10. anonymous
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    Aug 1st 2018 !⃝

    It’s about someone going into rehab.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
  11. anonymous
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    Jul 28th 2018 !⃝

    "Girls Like You" is an upbeat love song in which Adam Levine shows his appreciation for his girl after overcoming a difficult time in their relationship.

    Adam Levine acknowledges that he and his girl need each other in their lives.

    From Songfacts

  12. anonymous
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    Jul 28th 2018 !⃝

    The guy is singing about how his female family members help him through his life and how they drive the car for him whenever he is too drunk to drive.


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