Ok, so, how do I say this…
State Champs new song. Is. FRICKING. AMAZING.
I’m one of those people that is amazed by the beauty of things, but mostly, by the beauty of music.
I usually like songs a fair amount, especially when a new single comes out. But this one is VERY different.
I’ve been a State Champs fan for quite a while, whether it’s for their lyrics or their unique sound. But this song, I literally have no words.
State Champs toured the EU and UK recently and clearly announced during the meet and greets that there was a deluxe edition for Around The World And Back coming. Ever since, we were waiting… and it’s on Friday the 31st of March that the band decided to grant us one song off of it.
Slow Burn is her name, and she’ll slowly be sinking into your mind and never leave.
As soon and as the first energetic riff began, I knew I was gonna like it.
The song goes on and on about the ups and downs of a long-distance relationship, and allows you to believe that you can make it work, as difficult as it seems.
In itself, you can definitely recognize State Champs’ sound but there is something more, aerial, light, and heavy at the same time. The way Derek’s voice breaks over the last few words of the chorus « It’s just another slow burn » makes you want to hug him and say « It’ll be alright ».
It had been a while since I’d had a musical crush that strong over a song, one that makes you put a song on repeat and just listen to that song over and over again, and even when you start listening to something else, you have to put it back on, cause it’s THAT good.
This song has this effect on me.
I close my eyes and I see the band playing it in front of me, and I just want to jump and scream the lyrics from the top of my lungs.
Trust me, these guys are CHAMPS (pun intended) to have you fall in love with a song and have it stuck in your mind for days.
Check the music video down below and head over their Facebook page to pre order the deluxe album !
Around The World And Back Deluxe DVD edition, out May 5th