Butterfly (Chou) – Acid Black Cherry (Translation/Lyrics)

This is a kind of romantic song…. it’s got a lot of layers to it at least and the melody is enchanting

Sorry the embedded PV is a dailymotion video this time 😦 The one on Youtube is the short version and I’m sure you want to hear the whole song! ^^ I’ve embedded the short PV at the bottom of the post, anyway.

I’ll be honest, I was a little more liberal with this translation than I normally am because the lyrics here have some idioms and expressions that are difficult to express succinctly without adding words to fill the expression in English.


As you softly closed your eyes, our lips draw closer together.
Close enough to touch “I want to eat you”
Won’t you let me hear your beautiful voice more?
The stinger plucks the thread “Ask me where you would like me to sting”

I’m a butterfly who’s been caught in a trap of love.
The musky scent is as strong as it is unpleasant.
The binding kindness is like a spider’s thread.
It’s not “love” but for some reason
I wanted to try embrace you at least once.

I’m a butterfly who’s been caught n a trap of love.
For my birthday, roses are a little unfair.
A butterfly won’t stop at just any flower.
It’s not “love” but for some reason,
I wanted to try and believe even your lies.

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