the song is simply too short to make an impression. Though it motions to evoke an intimate emotional connection between two would-be lovers, the brevity makes it feel like a fleeting streetside glance. Still, Ronny’s melodic ear keeps “Butterflies” listenable, and his potential continues to be teased with every passing drop.
Were he to extend this one, perhaps linking with a proven songwriter, it’s entirely possible this might have been a crossover hit. Yet instead, Ronny continues to feel like a scientist of sorts, conjuring all manner of formula in the hopes of a reaching genuine breakthrough. Were that this one was longer.