"Butterfly" as written by Corinne Bailey Rae and Rod Bowkett....
Ooo, ooo, yeah
In my mother's house
There's a photograph
Of a day gone past
Always makes me laugh
There's a little girl
Wary of the world
She got much to learn
Get her fingers burned
An infinity
Between you and me
'Cause we're family
Yeah, said that I'd be fine
Give me all your time
And I left your side
Like a butterfly

[Chorus:]
Shower me with your love
All of everyday
You make the milk, gold sun shine on me
Lift me up so high
Watch me fly away
Would you give me life
Like a butterfly?

In my mother's house
There was happiness
I ride myself in it
Was my chrysalis
As my life unfolds
See a pattern through
Of you protecting me
And I protecting you
What was that you'd say?
"Make your own mistakes"
And when you would
Make sure that you remain the same
Now I realize
What was on your mind
When I left your side
Like a butterfly?

[Chorus]

Shower me with your love
All of everyday
You make the milk, gold sun shine on me
Lift me up so high
Watch me fly away
And you give me life
Like a butterfly?


Lyrics submitted by Nyra

"Butterfly" as written by Rod Bowkett, Corinne Bailey-rae

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., DOWNTOWN MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC

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    General CommentThis is a reli pretty song. Corinne bailey rae is comparing her upbring to that of a butterflies life, her home was her chrysallis which is where something of beauty and grace is growing like a butterfly. Just to say alot of the lyrics up here are wrongs.

    In my mother's house
    there's a photograph
    of a day gone past
    always makes me laugh.
    There's a little girl
    wary of the world
    she got much to learn
    get her fingers burned.
    An infinity
    between you and me
    was it family, yeah
    said that I'd be fine
    give me all your time
    and I left your side
    like a butterfly.

    Shower me with your love
    all of everyday
    you make the milk gold sun
    shine on me, yeah
    lift me up so high
    watch me fly away
    and you give me life
    like a butterfly

    In my mother's house
    there was happiness
    I wrapped myself in it
    was my chrysallis
    as my life unfolds
    see a pattern through
    of you protecting me
    and I protecting you
    what was that you'd say
    make your own mistakes
    and when you grow, make sure that you remain the same
    now i realise
    what was on your mind
    when i left your side
    like a butterfly

    Shower me with your love
    all of everyday
    you make the milk gold sun
    shine on me, yeah
    lift me up so high
    watch me fly away
    and you give me life
    like a butterfly

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    Shower me with your love
    all of everyday
    you make the milk gold sun
    shine on me, yeah
    lift me up so high
    watch me fly away
    and you give me life
    like a butterfly
    lie to meon August 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits such a pretty song
    crackillz13on August 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI turned 21 today and I'm finally moving out of my childhood home next week...this song reminds me of my mom. She was always my best friend and always will be. I guess I hatched from my chrysalis and I'm flying away. She gave me life like a butterfly :)
    birdofsummeron June 16, 2010   Link

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