In times where acceleration takes over the way of life in today's globalized society, the instrumental segment of ambient prerogative has been occupying a space of unique importance in this process, referring to many a healing process, while others understand it only as a return to the roots in the form to relate to music. Looking more closely, a survey was recently carried out that attested that only 30% of a song was listened to by the consuming public on streaming channels.
Therefore, regardless of the situation, if you allow yourself to have a sensory experience with the word “anxiety” resulting from so much extirpated demand, it has become one of the most incisive tools worldwide. The succession of talents that emerged in this area is impressive, in addition to the adherence to playlists of the genre, which clearly denotes a precise response to the wear and tear in the listener's relationship with the most accessible format to find music today! And in this wonderful interim of possibilities, we have the release of the fabulous album “Blue Butterfly”, a sumptuous set of twelve songs that are truly incredible in their essence!
The artist PARJAM PARSI, doubles up the functions of audio engineer, producer and composer in his hands, is the author of this firecracker of unique excellence before the style. The conceptual motivation was based on very profound predictions motivated by a personal experience: “about the tragic loss of my uncle in a car accident, which left the family with great sadness.” In view of the sensitivity emanating from the artistic work, we will do a track-by-track deepening of the entire record for you!
The disc is conceived before the metaphor of the Azure butterfly, which dives into an unattainable journey towards the moon, giving up all the splendor that surrounds the most celestial designs of nature. A path that ends up being deadly, but that hatches a trajectory formed by vivid colors, and leaving a profound precept that “some dreams are destined to remain unfulfilled.”
The work opens with “a piece of sun”, a piano and synthesizer work that is truly memorable in its prognostication! The keys exhaust simple prisms, contributing to the perception of what life is like for an insect that represents so many symbologies, such as exultant beauty, ephemeral nature and energetic projections that praise everyone around.
“a Song of Despair” transgresses a hypnotic march of fascinating occasions. Once again, the dialogue between keys and percussive meticulousness demarcating the passage of time proves to be assertive in the extreme, we are duly “abducted” into this unprecedented sensory journey!
“Another Land” as well as the whole project, is a link from the previous moment, and the musician shows an extreme virtuosity soaked in atrocious susceptibility in this conduction. The melindre that the butterfly brings, representing renewal in front of the universe, becomes omnipresent in these arrangements! “August Rain” attacks in more direct and aggressive contests, as well as a flight of fast and urgent odds.
“Blood Moon, Silver Star”, recalls the Vangelis legend in its conduct, but exhausting personality through the pores, building its solid artistic identity. It really reminds us of a movie soundtrack, with incessant images sprouting in front of our field of consciousness. “
The title track “Blue Butterfly”, has a really moving drama, connecting us in synergistic prisms, recalling the meaning of butterflies as symbols of a return of the soul to the new physical field, the absolute transition in its fullness! The musician manages, through the minimalist obstacles raised in his instruments, to lead empirical and fascinating prospects...
“Each Day” continues the saga of Azure, “re-signifying” in a methodical and poignant way, the wind of the storm that ended up upsetting its plans to reach the highest stage possible, through the destruction of its wings. The floor of the hammering of the keys is somber, projecting the gloomy atmosphere that hovers among the skies in front of this tragic incident...
“I want You to Know” breaks down the long and tortuous road to pursue, in its dynamic character and steeped in unspeakable simple fragmentations. The trajectory goes through a development that definitely makes us fly resplendently along the meanders of the air that are the protagonists of the story! “In that Sadness of Mine” is delicately eerie in its sublime driving, providing us with one of the golden moments of the character and also of the album. If it is possible to single out tracks in front of a MASTERPIECE of this magnitude…
“Like a Frozen Tree” works as a transition vignette for the story’s encore, which takes place with solemn specters in “Roots” and Sisters”, basically a “grand-finale” for this saga of memorable and unbeatable attempts. enacted. ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL! It will fatally raise its name to stratospheric dimensions, reaching even the most inhospitable corners of the planet, because it is truly SENSATIONAL in its complete immersion! The family of butterflies continues its life with its wings dyed as a sign of mourning, as well as the blunt layout of the two pearls that close this unique album.