"Pennies" as written by and William Patrick Corgan....
And I stumbled onto you
As you stumbled over me
And you say the fates were cruel
For throwing us together
I always loved you so
Especially when you'd go
All the world must know
That I loved you so

Its a pity we're apart
Its a shame you broke my heart
But I've got a new girlfriend
She looks a lot like you dear
No one could ever do dear
All the world must know
That I loved you so
Especially when you'd go
Especially when you'd go away and leave me here
Go away and leave me alone
All the world must know

Pennies for sale

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"Pennies" as written by William Patrick Corgan

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  • +1
    General CommentJenna, don't break up with him.
    Brokenzeroon November 29, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe tempo is almost too happy for the lyrics, l love this song l dont know how only a handful of people have responded to this. lts all tragic beautiful unrequitted love and stuff
    katerxdaisyon March 20, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI always thought 'pennies for sale' was like selling something of no value. He's discovered that he wants her, but she's moved on, and he can't convince her to want him. Even though her distance only sells him more, she is done with him.
    tarantula33on March 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song so much!!!
    Great song!!!
    And you say the fates were cruel for throwing us together...
    all the world that i.... so :)
    Nowhere_Girlon August 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow.....i love this song. it's beautiful.
    kristen86on August 31, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPERFECT SONG! PERFECT PPL! PERFECT MUSIC!!! makes a perfect day!
    hayakidon October 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgreat song, the meaning is kind of obvious.
    Rocklovinggirlon October 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmy boyfriend just said this song reminds him of me. is that a good thing or a bad thing?
    jenna1027on October 13, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGood thing...i'd say.
    Rocklovinggirlon December 17, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentProbably in my top 5 SP songs. Any idea what "pennies for sale" means???
    bedlamighton July 29, 2005   Link

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