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Thread started 08/16/19 11:22am

Shockadelica9

why the Butterflies =Epilepsy

i truly believe prince was singing about the epileptic seizures when he was young , here are the lyrics

Mama, mama
What's this strange, strange
Mama
Mama, what's this strange, strange
Mama
Why the butterflies?

Mama, mama what's this shaking in me?
Mama, what's this crazy swirling around?
Mama, why the butterflies?



Read more: Prince - Why The Butterfl...etroLyrics

Mama, mama
Open visions in my mind, Mama
Mama
Mama, what's this
Mama, what's this
Mama, mama, mama
Why the butterflies?
Why the butterflies?

Oh, oh oh oh oh oh

Mama, where is father?
Mama, butterflies
Mama, where is father?
Mama, where
Mama, where
Mama, where
Why butterflies?



Mama
Where am I?
What's this strange, strange
Why the butterflies?



[Edited 8/16/19 11:48am]

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Reply #1 posted 08/16/19 11:36am

purplethunder3
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hmm

"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything." --Plato
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Reply #2 posted 08/17/19 9:38am

RODSERLING

Good thinking, Robin.
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It could be that...Or, this could be just improvised lyrics, since the music seems to be improvised. This is striking at the beginning of the song.
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Reply #3 posted 08/17/19 11:41am

jfenster

but people dont believe his sister whipped him

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Reply #4 posted 08/17/19 6:20pm

Strive

Or...

it's about social anxiety since, despite his public persona, he was a shy dork.

Look over there
There's another turn-on
Butterflies scared that they're going to be awake all night long
Dancin' in your belly
Like a ballerina
In spite of your efforts to calm them down

[Edited 8/17/19 18:21pm]

no yesterday or tomorrow, no better remedy for sorrow
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Reply #5 posted 08/20/19 7:13am

Krid

Or it is the feeling you get when you fall in love not with a girl or a boy but with the heavens above. So maybe the holy spirit touched young Prince and he was rightfully scared and overpowered...

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