Chief State Debut New Single & Video “Burning Out”

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Vancouver, BC pop-punks Chief State have dropped their new single and video, Burning Out. The track will appear on their long-awaited debut full length, Waiting For Your Colours, which will be released via Mutant League Records on July 1st. With an ever-growing legion of fans in their corner, a reputation for stellar live shows and a new album’s worth of songs in their arsenal, 2022 is shaping up to be the year of Chief State.

“I’ve been very introspective over the past year. I’ve asked myself a lot of questions about where I am and what I’m doing with my life. This song came about when I didn’t like the answers I was able to give myself. Approaching 30 with no real direction, no one really teaches you how you should live your life. It seems all we know is to compare ourselves with others and their achievements and comparing myself with others I felt disappointed and disheartened. Words flew out onto the page and resonated with me in those moments. I wrote the lines “I’m finding out that it’s only getting harder. I find it tough ‘cos my body’s getting older, I thought by now there’d be something I’d be proud of” and the rest of the song just developed from there. I’m trying to be positive with my mindset these days. I try to take the time to appreciate what I do have and not focus on what I don’t. I think most of us search for some kind of meaning, some affirmation that we’re doing ok. Really we just need to enjoy the ride, appreciate the small joys we win and strive for more of those happy feelings whatever they might be for each of us.” (frontman Fraser Simpson)

Burning Out can be streamed here & Waiting For Your Colours can be pre-saved / added / ordered here