Butterfly Uke tab by Jason Mraz

8 Chords used in the song: Em7, Am7, Bm7, Cmaj7, B7, E7sus2, Fmaj7, Gmaj7

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VERSE1
Em7 Em7 Am7 Am7
I?m taking a moment just imaginin? that I?m dancin? with you
Bm7 Bm7
I?m your pole and all you?re wearing is your shoes.
Cmaj7 Cmaj7
You got soul, you know what to do to turn me on until I write a
B7 B7 Em7 Em7 * ** Am7 Am7
song about you. And you have your own enga-ging style.
? ??Bm7
And you?ve got the knack to vivify. And you make my slacks
Cmaj7 Cmaj7
a little tight, you may unfasten them if you like
B7 B7*
That?s if you crash and spend the night

CHORUS
Am7 Am7* Bm7 Bm7*
But you don?t fold, you don?t fade
Em7 Em7* Am7 Am7*
You?ve got everything you need, especially me
Bm7 Bm7* Em7 Em7*
Sister you?ve got it all
Am7 Am7* Bm7 Bm7*
You make the call to make my day
Em7 Em7*(E7sus2 E7sus2)
In your message say my name
Am7 Am7* Bm7 Bm7* Em7 Em7*(E7sus2 E7sus2)
Your talk is all the talk, sister you?ve got it all

Am7 Am7* Bm7 Bm7* Em7 Em7*(E7sus2 E7sus2)
Am7 Am7* Bm7 Bm7* Em7 Em7* (Em7 Em7**)

VERSE2
Am7 Am7*
Curl your upper lip up and let me look around
Bm7 Bm7* Em7 Em7*
Ride your tongue along your bottom lip and bite down
Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Fmaj7 Fmaj7
And bend your back and ask those hips if I can touch
B7 B7
Because they?re the perfect jumping off point of getting closer to your

PRE-CHORUS
Em7 Em7*
Butterfly
Am7 Am7*
Well you float on by
Bm7 Bm7* Em7 Em7*
Oh kiss me with your eyelashes tonight
Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Fmaj7 Fmaj7
Or Eskimo your nose real close to mine
B7 B7
And let?s mood the lights and finally make it right

CHORUS (same as above)
But you don?t fold, you don?t fade, you?ve got everything you need
Especially me
Sister you?ve got it all
You make the call to make my day
In your message say my name
Your talk is all the talk sister you?ve got it all

You?ve got it all, you?ve got it all, you?ve got it all (2x)
You?ve got it all, you?ve got it all

BRIDGE
Am7 Am7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7
Doll I need to see you pull your knee socks up
Gmaj7 Gmaj7 B7 B7
Let me feel you up side down slide in slide out slide over here

Climb in my mouth now child

INTERLUDE (instrumental, scatting)
Em7 Em7* Am7 Am7* Bm7 Bm7* Em7 Em7* Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Fmaj7 Fmaj7 B7 B7 x2

PRE-CHORUS (same as above)
Butterfly, well you landed on my mind
Damn right you landed on my ear and then you crawled inside
Now I see you perfectly behind closed eyes
I wanna fly with you and I don?t wanna lie to you

CHORUS (same as above)
Cause I, cause I can?t recall a better days
I?m coming to shine on the occasion
You?re an open minded lady
You?ve got it all
And I never forget a face
If I?m making my own
I have my days
Let?s face the fact here, it?s you that?s got it all

CHORUS (same as above)
You know that fortune favours the brave
Well let me get paid while I make you breakfast
The rest is up to you, you make the call
You make the call to make my day
In your message say my name
Your talk is all the talk, sister you?ve got it all

I can?t recall a better day
I?m coming to shine on the occasion
You?re a sophisticated lady, oh you?ve got it all
You?ve got it all, you?ve got it all, you?ve got it all (3x)
You?ve got it all, you?ve got it all...

OUTRO
Am7 Am7* Bm7 Bm7* Em7 Em7*
Butterfly, baby, well you?ve got it all

 

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Drayton avatar
Pretty much on point, tweaked it a little, but very good!
07 Jan 2011
story92 avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (O'Fallon)
GOOOOOD VERSION!
24 Dec 2010
About this song

This song is a melodic salsa beat spiced up further with some of the most unexpectedly naughty lyrics. Ballroom meets exotic dancing. Mraz told the story of the song to Rolling Stone (Source Butterfly Songfacts) : "When I took a break to make this record, I joined my roommate Bushwalla's band