15 Songs About Butterflies

(Last Updated On: December 14, 2021)

“Butterfly” is a term that is mainly used to refer to a species of insects. However, when one states the term “butterflies in the stomach” it means one is very nervous or excited about something. These swoony sensations are often recognized as signs of true love. Below is a list of songs about butterflies:

1. Max, Ali Gatie – Butterflies


The singers sing about how their partners give them butterflies each time they are with them.

 

2. Kacey Musgraves – Butterflies


The inspiration for this song came about three weeks after meeting her ex-husband, Ruston Kelly. The lyrics show that she was going through the motions of life and was always missing that one piece that she needed. She felt reborn after meeting him.

 

3. Piper Rockelle – Butterflies


The song is about how out of all the boys that Piper dated, it’s only Lev Cameron who has made her feel butterflies.

 

4. Zendaya – Butterflies


The track is from her debut album Zendaya. Lyrically, it’s about how she is trying to leave a guy that she has really fallen for.

 

5. Mariah Carey – Butterfly


The song peaked at #11 on the Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart. It references butterflies to represent freedom to do what you want.

 

6. Queen Naija – Butterflies


The song was written after Queen Naija met the new love of her life, Clarence White, after being cheated on severally by her former ex-husband Chris Sails. She felt like she had a lot of chemistry with Clarence from the time they met.

 

7. Hailee Steinfeld, Grey – Starving feat Zedd


The main theme of the song is about a relationship that is getting more adventurous in and out of the bedroom.

 

8. Camila Cabello – Bad Kind Of Butterflies


The track is about how she keeps thinking about someone else despite being in a happy relationship. The bad butterflies refer to anxiety, which has been something she has battled since childhood.

 

9. Smile – Butterfly


The song is off the debut album Smile and was a major success, topping the Japanese dance charts.

 

10. Paramore – Still Into You


The main message of the song is about staying in love with someone even if things aren’t going as expected.

 

11. Gabbie Hanna – Butterflies


This is an upbeat pop song that refers to Gabbie’s past relationship with an unnamed pro baseball player who has been stringing her along.

 

12. Alicia Keys – Butterflies

 

13. Travis Scott – Butterfly Effect


The butterfly effect is a concept that explains and proves how small causes can have large effects. Travis has also used the term butterfly to refer to the doors on his Lamborghini car.

 

14. Michael Jackson – Butterflies


This is the third single from Jackson’s album Invincible. It peaked at #14 on the Billboard Top 100.

 

15. Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus – Butterfly Fly Away


The song used butterflies to represent dreams finally coming true.

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