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Butterflies And Hurricanes

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“Butterflies and Hurricanes” is a song by Muse from their third album, Absolution, and was the last single released from the album. It was one of two songs recorded with a string section, both of which were recorded, along with an early version of “Apocalypse Please”, during the initial stages of recording. The song is notable for its Rachmaninoff-esque piano interlude. The song concerns itself with the so called butterfly effect of chaos theory, describing how even tiny changes in present conditions, like a butterfly wing’s flap, can cause big differences in future. The song was also dedicated to Dominic Howard’s father, who died shortly after the band’s performance at Glastonbury Festival. There are several versions of “Butterflies and Hurricanes”. For the original... Read on...

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