Raised in Carolina
I'm not like that
Tryin' to remind her
When we go back

from The Strokes – Hard To Explain Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Julian is a no-nonsense NYC man who is trying to court a southern girl. The girl, being raised in a northern or southern carolina household, probably grew up with strict ideals in regards to promiscuity. That’s why she says she’s “not like that” when Julian approaches her for sex.

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