"Butterfly Caught" is a song on English trip hop collective Massive Attack's fourth full-length album, th Window. It was released as the second single. The violin sections of the song were played live on stage by violinist Lucy Wilkins. On many dates on the tour, when played, 3D would announce just before. The cryptic lyrics cover the topic of fake friends, and their endless attempts to find dirt on you, hence the phrase “to catch a butterfly”, to trap something. Listen to Butterfly Caught by Massive Attack, Shazams, featuring on Massive Attack Essentials, and s Electronic Essentials Apple Music playlists. Massive Attack: Butterfly Caught (). First, there's the title: "Butterfly Caught." A butterfly is symbolic of beauty and, in eastern cultures (which have influenced Massive Attack's music). Play and download "Butterfly Caught" by "Massive Attack" - and other songs including "Butterfly Caught (Radio Edit)", "Butterfly Caught (Jagz Kooner Remix)". Taken from the album, 'th Window'. The album version is backed with the video and 5 non-album versions (Paul Daley Remix, Octave One Remix. Massive Attack - Butterfly Caught - Music. Import. Massive Attack Format: Audio CD. out of 5 stars 4 ratings. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Massive Attack - Butterfly Caught at Discogs. Complete your Massive Attack collection.