New York pop-punkers State Champs are all set to release their Unplugged EP next Friday, August 14, and to celebrate they’ve dropped a live-stream video performing new single “10 AM”.

The brand new track is one of four on the EP, alongside stripped down and reimagined versions of “Criminal” and “Dead and Gone.” 

Frontman Derek DiScanio says: “10 AM might be the most experimental song we’ve written and recorded. However, it stemmed from a simple idea to have a mellow, acoustic, feel-good vibe, and mix it with lyrical frustration about questioning your worth in a relationship and unrequited love. We were able to bring in some unique electronic elements in post production to top everything off and we’re excited to see what everyone thinks of the final product”. 

The band previously released “Criminal (Acoustic)” and “Crying Out Loud” from the EP, which is available for pre-order HERE via Pure Noise Records. Check out the video for “10 AM” below.

DiScanio comments on the EP: “The Unplugged EP is 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. We tend to execute our best material in an environment that is stress free and organic. Our fans have been asking for new acoustic, stripped down material for quite some time, we’re happy to say it’s here.”


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