Amongst Butterflies

by Paul Weller

Paul Weller (born 25 May 1958) is an English singer-songwriter. Starting with the band The Jam (1976–1982), Weller went on to branch out musically to a more soulful style with The Style Council (1983–1989). In 1991 he established himself as a successful solo artist, and continues to remain a respec…




The sunny sand we ran along
Everyday began upon
The summer's kiss of love and adventure
And every June that we fell into
Left a mark upon us too
Etched forever as a moment we'd remember
And we'd remember
The empty woods where we played
Every hour of every day
The holidays went on forever

And in the woods was a soldier's tomb
The ghost of which looked over you
And God was there amongst the trees
We felt his whisper as the summer's breeze
And every night and every day
I learnt to love it in a special way
As I remember
What it's like to walk amongst butterflies

Ooh, butterflies
Yeah, butterflies
Ooh, butterflies

And in the woods was a soldier's tomb
The ghost of which looked over you
And God was there amongst the trees
We felt his whisper as the summer's breeze
And every night and every day
Touch my soul that way

As I remember
What it's like to walk amongst butterflies

Butterflies
Butterflies

Written by: PAUL JOHN WELLER

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