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New Music Released From Upcoming 'State Champs Unplugged' EP

New York based Pop Punk mainstays State Champs have just dropped two tracks from the upcoming State Champs Unplugged EP via Pure Noise Records!


Following the band's monumental 10-year anniversary celebration last night, they unveiled an acoustic re-working of their popular track Criminal, along with brand new release Crying Out Loud.


Vocalist Derek DiScanio shared some thoughts on the new track, saying "'Crying Out Loud' took us the longest to get to a place where we truly felt excited about the song. Once we got there, we knew this emotionally heavy, yet upbeat tune about breakup, loneliness, and moving on would be a solid single."



The two newly released tracks are taken from the upcoming State Champs Unplugged EP, which is set for release on the 14th of August 2020 via Pure Noise Records. Criminal - Acoustic and Crying Out Loud are available to download and stream now.


The EP promises to be more than a set of stripped-down and reimagined bangers, offering up four brand new tracks that have been written and crafted specifically for an unplugged setting, as well as a couple of re-worked favourites in Criminal and Dead and Gone.


Talking about the new EP, DiScanio said "The Unplugged EP is really special for us for many reasons, one main reason being the writing process. We feel like we really went back to our roots, you know, just the band, in a room with an acoustic guitar, writing songs and having fun."