- Jennifer Janz
BURNSY - Afraid Of Sharks
Afraid of Sharks, the most recent offering by BURNSY, an indie rock singer-songwriter based in Perth, is an impressive demonstration of the singer-songwriter’s abilityto connect creatively with his emotions.
BURNSY, originally from the coastal area of Scotland, delves into the intricacies of daily life, touching on topics such as love, heartbreak, fear, self-reflection, and the human mind.
BURNSY engages listeners on a cathartic journey of healing and self-discovery with a vocal performance that demonstrates both vulnerability and raw energy.The song begins with a haunting guitar opening that transitions into a driving rhythm section, utilising steady drums and bass guitar.
This prepares the listener for the strong vocals performed by BURNSY later in the tune. The track is taken to new heights by BURNSY’s voice, distinguished by its subtle nuances, measured vigour, and rich cadences. This results in a musical experience that is both unique and engaging.
‘‘ This follow-up to his much-lauded debut hit, One of the Boys, is certain to draw the attention of media outlets and streaming platforms, establishing BURNSY’s position as a rising star and solidifying his reputation and fanbase.
The lyricis also worth mentioning since it addresses a profound emotional wound and reflectson the inherent struggles in daily life. As BURNSY says about his music, ‘I like to deliver a mixture of first and second-hand life experiences reflecting love, heartbreak, fear, opto-pessimism, soul searching and self-loathing.
I want to reflect on the trials of the everyday battler with the understanding that we can become our own worst enemy but knowing that there’s always light at the end of the tunnel.’BURNSY, a producer in his own right, worked with John Prosser at Vision Studios to create a sound that bridges the gap between the sensitivity of indie music and the sheer strength of rock.
This follow-up to his much-lauded debut hit, One of the Boys, is certain to draw the attention of media outlets and streaming platforms, establishing BURNSY’s position as a rising star and solidifying his reputation and fanbase.
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