Butterfly Song Lyrics

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey Butterfly cover art
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When you love someone so deeply
They become your life
It's easy to succumb to overwhelming fears inside
Blindly I imagined I could
Keep you under glass
Now I understand to hold you
I must open up my hands
And watch you rise

Spread your wings and prepare to fly
For you have become a butterfly
Fly abandonedly into the sun
If you should return to me
We truly were meant to be
So spread your wings and fly

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Honey
  • 2 Butterfly
  • 3 My All
  • 4 The Roof
  • 5 Fourth of July
  • 6 Breakdown
  • 7 Babydoll
  • 8 Close My Eyes
  • 9 Whenever You Call
  • 10 Fly Away (Butterfly reprise)
  • 11 The Beautiful Ones
  • 12 Outside
  • 13 Honey (So So Def radio mix)
  • 14 Honey (Def club mix)


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Walter Afanasieff, Mariah Carey
    album: Track 2 in album Butterfly
    release date: 1997-9-10
    popularity : 707 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Hip Hop Funk / Soul
    styles: Deep House/Vocal/Ballad
    length: 4:36
    producer: Walter Afanasieff and Mariah Carey
    mixer: Mick Guzauski
    engineer: Dana Jon "Chile D" Chappelle, Mike Scott and David Gleeson
    arranger: Walter Afanasieff and Mariah Carey
    background vocals: Mary Ann Tatum and Melonie Daniels
    additional keyboard: Dan Shea
    programming: Walter Afanasieff and Dan Shea
    background vocals & lead vocals: Mariah Carey
    drumset: Dan Shea
    assistant engineer: Oliver Bone and Ian Dalsemer
    keyboard & synthesizer: Walter Afanasieff
    lyricist: Mariah Carey
    composer: Mariah Carey, Walter Afanasieff

    Album Information

    label: Sony Records
    country(area): Japan
    format: CD
    barcode: 4988009850092
    script: Latin