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STATE CHAMPS Release New Single ‘Mine Is Gold’

And it’s another gem from the band.

State Champs have lifted third cut from their highly-anticipated new record, Living Proof, due out on June 15th.

Punching with dynamic variations, Mine Is Gold is about being bullied and doubted. With its giant chorus and empowering lyrics, the track is sure to resonate with many listeners. I can already hear the line “Your heart is black and mine is gold” being sung back at their live shows. Always pushing themselves to new heights without ever forgetting where they came from, State Champs keep raising the bar with every tune they release.

Singer Derek DiScanio explains:

If you’ve ever been betrayed, bullied, or doubted by someone close to you, ‘Mine Is Gold’ is for you. This one hits home for us in a range of ways and gives us a sense of pride after the musical risk we took on the chorus of this song especially. We took a lot of influence from bands like Cartel and Saves The Day on this song and the way they can shape dynamics and changes in energy.

Living Proof follows up their 2015’s record Around The World And Back, and it will be released on June 15th via Pure Noise Records.

As well as releasing Mine Is Gold State Champs have announced a headline UK tour this October with support from Seaway, Stand Atlantic and Woes.

Bassist Ryan Scott Graham says:

After a long cycle on ‘Around The World and Back’, we’re excited about being back to Europe with Living Proof out in the world. We’ve got a whole new batch of songs, bigger and better production than we’ve ever done, as well as a new attitude. Europe has always proved to us that it is a place that loves Champs and we fully recognise and appreciate that, which is why we will never stop coming. See you soon!

Tickets go on sale Friday 1st June at 9am.

Catch State Champs at the following dates:


22 – Academy Dublin
23 – O2 ABC, Glasgow
24 – Northumbria Institute, Newcastle
26 – Academy 1, Manchester
27 – Roundhouse, London
29 – UEA, Norwich
30 – O2 Academy, Leeds
31 – O2 Institute, Birmingham


01 – O2 Academy, Bristol