Rip Out the Wings of a Butterfly

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"Wings of a Butterfly"
Wings of a Butterfly.jpg
Single by HIM
from the album Dark Light
Released5 September 2005
FormatCD single, DVD
GenreRock (see HIM's genre)
LabelSire Records
Writer(s)Ville Valo
HIM singles chronology

"Wings of a Butterfly" (released as "Rip Out the Wings of a Butterfly" on the album) is a song by the Finnish band HIM. It is the second track on the 2005 album Dark Light and was released as the album's first single that year. The song reached #1 on the Finnish charts, #10 in Germany and the UK, and #87 in the U.S., making it the biggest single from Dark Light. The music video, filmed at Union Station in Los Angeles, was #1 on the Rock Countdown on MTV2 in late 2005 for five weeks until it was retired. Since its live performance premiere the song become a concert staple being played at almost every HIM show since then.

Track listing

International track listing
  1. "Wings of a Butterfly"
  2. "Poison Heart" (Ramones cover)
International maxi single track listing
  1. "Wings of a Butterfly"
  2. "And Love Said No" (616 version)
  3. "Vampire Heart" (live at Donington)
  4. "Wings of a Butterfly" (Video)
EU DVD Single
  1. "Wings Of A Butterfly (Video) - 3:29
  2. "Making Of Wings Of A Butterfly (Video) - 4:58

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