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10 Best Songs About Butterflies 

10 Best Songs About Butterflies 

Songs that describe butterflies have many different meanings. Butterflies are so delicate and beautiful that some songs state their other characteristics in detail. Songs about butterflies have been made for at least three centuries in the entire world, and there are many kinds of songs that make people feel happy. Here is a list of the ten best songs about Butterflies from different categories.

“Butterflies” – Zendaya

This song is a slow R&B song with a guitar in the background. This song is about the way a person is developing feelings. The singer describes being attracted to someone and describes them as “butterflies.” She then expresses how she doesn’t want her feelings to go away, describing her as “floating in the air like butterflies.” Zendaya sings with a lot of emotion, making the song more interesting. The lyrics are intense, describing how she wants to be close to this person all the time. 


“Butterfly” – Mariah Carey

This song is a light, pop song with a lot of emotion. She sings about how someone took her heart and compared it to being “butterfly-caught in a net.” Later in the song, she sings about how she will always love this person no matter what happens. Mariah Carey’s voice is high-pitched and full of emotion in this song, giving it an interesting touch. The lyrics are profound and emotional, making the song very catchy. 


“Bad Kind Of Butterflies” – Camila Cabello

This song is a medium-tempo song with a guitar, drum, and organ playing in the background. Camilla Cabello sings at a medium tempo through most of the music, singing about her bad luck with people who don’t understand her. Later in the song, she sings about how it’s hard for her to be around these people who make her feel bad. This song is interesting because it’s not slow like some other songs about butterflies. It has a lot of emotion and feeling, making you want to listen to more of her songs. 


“Butterflies” – Alicia Keys

This is a slow, mellow song with a piano in the background. Alicia Keys sings about how she feels like she’s been blinded by her emotions, and she doesn’t know what to do about it. Later in the song, she sings about being around these special people that make her feel good. She says these people are like butterflies and “flutter around me until I can’t see which way I’m going anymore, and then they just fly away.” This song is very catchy and exciting, becoming more enjoyable with every listen. 

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“Butterfly Effect” – Travis Scott

This song is a slow song with drums, a light guitar, and vocal effects in the background. Travis Scott sings about how he can tell someone’s feelings for him, even when they are trying to hide it. Later in the song, he sings about how he has feelings for someone, but Travis Scott doesn’t know what to say because he’s afraid of getting in trouble. Travis Scott has an engaging voice that draws you into the song, making it more enjoyable. The lyrics are intense and meaningful, making the song one of his better ones. 


“Butterflies” – Michael Jackson

This song is a slow R&B song with many instruments playing in the background. MJ sings about how he’s been in love with someone for many years and thinks that this person will always be with him no matter what happens. Later in the song, he sings about being careful around him because he feels as strong as a butterfly. Michael Jackson’s voice puts you ultimately into his world, making it very interesting to listen through. The lyrics are deep and meaningful, making you want to listen to more of his songs after hearing this one. 


“Butterfly Fly Away” – Miley Cyrus feat. Billy Ray Cyrus

This song is a slow, country song with many instruments in the background. Miley Cyrus sings about how she feels like she’s being fooled by this person, who tells her, “butterfly, fly away.” She says she knows that this person is just lying to her to get her to leave him alone. Later on in the song, Miley switches the lyrics around and says that no matter what happens or what he tries to do, she will always be there for him because “I’ll always be there for you, no matter what you try to do.” This song is exciting because it shows how much emotion Miley can put into these songs when they are slower.


“Butterflies” – Kacey Musgraves

This song is a medium-tempo country song with many instruments in the background. Kacey Musgraves sings at a plodding tempo through most of the music, saying she thinks about this guy every day. She describes him as being like butterflies flying around her and how much she wants to see them fly away. The lyrics are intense and meaningful, making it enjoyable to listen to for an entire song instead of one verse at a time. 


“Butterfly” – Crazy Town

Simply put, “Butterfly” is a love song. Although no names are named, it was written to Crazy Town’s lead singer’s (then) girlfriend. We know this since she was the one who prompted him to write the song after becoming tired of his hard-rock habits. In fact, the singer refers to her as his “butterfly,” which is based on the fact that she used to be a butterfly collector.

This song isn’t what you’d call a family-oriented love ballad, despite the innocent-sounding title.


“Butterfly” – Smile

This song is a fast, fun song with many instruments playing in the background. This song is catchy and exciting because it has fun lyrics and sounds that you can almost sing along. This song supposedly has no meaning behind it, but when you read the lyrics, you find out that this person’s friend who had recently passed away is mentioned. This heartwarming sound brings a nice touch to this great song.

Final Thoughts

Butterflies are a profound subject, and everyone can relate to it somehow. The lyrics are all intense, and you can tell that these writers had a lot of feeling behind what they were singing about. I found myself listening to these songs repeatedly because they were so exciting and unique. Songs about running away are pretty standard, but it’s different to hear songs about butterflies. 







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