Review: For the third instalment of his Art Imitating Life series, Chris Barratt aka Eagles & Butterflies opts for a fittingly epic approach. On the original version of "The Last Dance", the Ibiza producer lays down hazy, mournful synths that swirl in over the gorgeous dubbed out groove. It makes for a beautiful, sensuous affair, but Barrat manages to better it with the 'Sunrise remix'. There, he utilises subtle break beats that provide the perfect accompaniment to his lush sound scapes. Finally, there's the 'synthapella' that dispenses with beats and rhythms, instead venturing into a world of beautiful ambience.
Review: Eagles & Butterflies is the studio alias of Chris Barratt, and he brings the beauty of his Ibizan surroundings to bear on this third volume of the Art Imitating Life series. "The Last Dance" is led by symphonic strings and pads as well as loose percussion, and this combination soars its way into the kind of epic break down that is common for White Isle house music. The 'Sunrise' version is even more vivid, with Barratt laying down lithe break beats and homing in on the widescreen strings. For those who want to experience Barratt's music in a Cafe Del Mar type scenario, there is also a glorious, beatless 'Synthapella' version included.