• Artist: Josh Preston
  • Title: Blackest Butterfly
  • Genre: Folk
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin)
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Soul Searching, Breaking Up Saying Goodbye, Unrequited Love, Struggle Hardship, Moving On Letting Go, Reconciliation 2nd Chances
  • Lyric hook: When you spread your wings, feeling the freedom rings, gently whisper goodbye, you're the blackest butterfly
  • Lyrics: If the words I’ve spoken tore you apart I would speak them backwards but where would we start Again Again If holding on to something gives you control Just squeeze a little harder and don’t let it go Again Again And when you spread your wings And the feeling the freedom brings Gently you whisper goodbye You’re the Blackest Butterfly Every hole I puncture lets in the air The light that pierces through them forces the glare Again Again This constant struggle, a reason for sleep A stark realization, I know I can’t keep you Again Again And when the world is still The bottom of a hill Gently you whisper goodbye You’re the Blackest Butterfly
  • Keywords: simple, acoustic, Organic

About Josh Preston

Me and the Machine Records

Nashville, TN United States

Me and the Machine Records (MATM) provides independent artists with the education and ability to participate in all aspects of their record release—from recording to product promotion, website development and digital distribution. Founded in 2006, MATM set out to reduce overhead costs and empower artists to maximize profit potential while allowing them to maintain creative integrity.

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