Oh Penelope
Are you filled with air
Swallowed oxygen
That makes you float up?
Is it Dropsy?
Will your lungs swell?
It’s depressing me
To see you struggle

Oh Penelope
Are you filled with air
Swallowed oxygen
That makes you float up?
Is it Dropsy?
Will your lungs swell?

It’s depressing me
To see you struggle
I’m treading water with my oars
Glass galleons anchored, oceans floor
I’m diving down with all my gear
In search of treasure, para mi corazon

Take you to the forest
Let you feel the raindrops falling down
Seeping through your redscales
Eliminate the faucet
Eliminate the need for water
Replace it with a safe shell

Don’t wanna see you floating upside down
On the top of the bowl when I
Come round to visit you
Don’t wanna see you floating upside down

No girl
Need you there, Need you there, Need you there
Ooh Release that air
(I’m treading water with my oars
Glass galleons anchored, oceans floor
I’m diving down with all my gear
In search of treasure, para mi corazon)

Take you to the forest
Let you feel the raindrops falling down
Seeping through your redscales
Eliminate the faucet
Eliminate the need for water
Replace it with a safe shell
If they summon the rains now,
Are you gonna rise?

If they summon the rains now,
Are you gonna rise?


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Penelope Cover song meanings
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    General Commenti think "need you there, need you there more than air" is the way it's sung in this cover, except for the last line of the song.
    attentionkidsxon February 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti am a fan of Pinback (the band that originally did the song), so i was obviously thrilled to hear the new cover that he done. it turned out fantastic.
    ktlarneyon February 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthese are a bit more accurate to the PRP! cover of the song, not Soasins or Pinbacks.

    Oh, Penelope
    Are you filled with air
    Swallowed oxygen
    That makes you float up?
    Is it Dropsy?
    Will your lungs swell?
    It’s depressing me
    To see you struggle
    Oh, Penelope
    Are you filled with air
    Swallowed oxygen
    That makes you float up?
    Is it Dropsy?
    Will your lungs swell?
    It’s depressing me
    To see you struggle
    I’m treading water with my oars
    Glass galleons anchored, ocean floors
    I’m diving down with all my gear
    In search of treasure, para mi corazon
    Take you to the forest
    Let you feel the raindrops falling down
    Seeping through your red scales
    Eliminate the faucet
    Eliminate the need for water
    Replace it with a safe shell
    Don’t wanna see you floating upside down
    On the top of the bowl
    When I come 'round to visit you
    Don’t wanna see you floating upside down
    No girl
    Need you there, need you there, more than air
    Don't wanna see you floating upside down
    On the top of the bowl
    When I come 'round to visit you
    Don’t wanna see you floating upside down
    No girl
    Need you there, need you there, more than air
    Ooh Release that air
    I’m treading water with my oars
    Glass galleons anchored, oceans floor
    I’m diving down with all my gear
    In search of treasure, para mi corazon
    Take you to the forest
    Let you feel the raindrops falling down
    Seeping through your red scales
    Eliminate the faucet
    Eliminate the need for water
    Replace it with a safe shell
    Don't wanna see you floating upside down
    On the top of the bowl
    When I come 'round to visit you
    Don’t wanna see you floating upside down
    No girl
    Need you there, need you there, need you there
    Need you there.
    PlayFrancesPlayon May 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this song is talking about a fish. basically.
    this song is lovely though, because it makes you
    think about a girl and a boy and their relationship.
    it depends on how you would look at this song.

    lovely song fersure!!
    DEARJO.on July 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentahh i love this cover!
    (:
    Its almost as amazing as the original.
    elis3xxon August 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmmmm this songs amazing
    aye tay tayon August 10, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmmmm this songs amazing
    aye tay tayon August 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song's about a fish and a human.
    Or at least, maybe two humans but one of them's comparing the other to a fish.

    Anyway, the fish is bored just staying in its bowl,
    and it's struggling not to die of boredom,
    and the human's worried, and they're singing how they wish
    they could entertain the fish so it can't die.
    Maybe something like that.

    The song's pretty. :]
    heartshoelaceson August 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI hope they know they killed this song badly. I would kill my self if i had to hear it by them again. they have nothing on pinback.
    bored4funon December 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti adore this song. in my opnion it's more catchy and remix-y than the original. i like it better, but that's just me.

    it's obviously just about a goldfish. stop overthinking it, kids. dropsy is a disease in goldfish. and the floating upside down thing cannot be really be about much else. haha. i really like the meaning. kutos to pinback for such creativity and a great song. but dan just has a stronger voice that completes the song.
    woahhelloon January 18, 2008   Link

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