June 22 — Punk rock band Chief State premiered its latest single and video this week.
The band debuted its new single, ‘22 Reasons‘ and its video Wednesday. The song is the fourth single from the band’s forthcoming album, Waiting For Your Colours, which is scheduled for release July 1 through Mutant League Records. Pre-orders and pre-saves are open.
The musical arrangement featured in Chief State’s new single blends elements of pop punk and pop rock for a song that will appeal to a wide yet targeted audience group. It is easily comparable in its sound and style to works from the likes of so many pop punk bands out there.
Front man Fraser Simpson talked about the song’s lyrical theme in a prepared statement.
“The lyrics are an honest introspection into a breakup I went through, how my perspective had changed from being with someone so closely to then being on the outside looking in,” Simpson said. “That was the hardest at first, knowing someone for so long to then only being able to see their light from a distance. Looking back I can see it was an essential part of my own growth, the hardship of that time led me to question what I was doing with my life. I had been just waiting for my colours to come through.”
In other news, Chief State is in the midst of a tour in support of its new, coming record. The tour’s remaining dates are noted below.
Sat, Jun 25, 2022 Covington, KY – Madison Live
Sun, Jun 26, 2022 Indianapolis, IN – Hoosier Dome
Tue, Jun 28, 2022 Louisville, KY – Mag Bar
Thu, Jun 30, 2022 St. Louis, MO – Duck Room
Fri, Jul 1, 2022 Des Moines, IA – Lefty’s
Sat, Jul 2, 2022 Chicago, IL – Subterranean
Sun, Jul 3, 2022 Madison, WI – TBA
Tue, Jul 5, 2022 Fargo, ND – The Hall at Fargo Brewing Company
Wed, Jul 6, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Midway Saloon
Thu, Jul 7, 2022 Lincoln, NE – 1867 Bar
Fri, Jul 8, 2022 Denver, CO – Moe’s Original
Sat, Jul 9, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT – The Loading Dock
More information on Chief State’s new single, video, album, and tour is available along with all of the band’s latest news at: