A warm, uplifting song with a tragic backstory, “Golden” is a remarkable testament to the artistry of a musician who died too young.
Szymon Borzestowski, whose parents moved from Poland to Australia in the 1980s, lost his battle with depression three years ago. But the music on his posthumously released album, “Tigersapp,” is full of life and timeless quality.
Seamlessly blending folk, pop, and electronica, it brims with beautiful melodies and meticulous arrangements, containing layers within layers of instrumentation without ever sounding congested.
“Golden”, a shiny pop gem opening the album, displays all these qualities in an exemplary fashion. It’s intricate, catchy, and will leave you yearning for more.