Pure Noise Records' top act, State Champs, are riding the wave of their highly successful debut, 'Overslept.' The Albany pop-punks have been juggling real life and their educations over the last couple of years, but as fans demand more of them, increasingly hectic schedules will force the guys to make some tough decisions. When they're not on the road or in class, they try to focus on the essentials: "playoff hockey, parking tickets, kanjam and Lela Star," as they put it on their Facebook page.

Today we're offering up the rowdy and nostalgic 'Critical,' a song that's as respectable as it is unapologetically pop.

"Here is our track 'Critical' off of our 7-inch EP 'Overslept,'" singer Derek Discano tells Diffuser.fm. "Thanks for listening. We hope you enjoy it because it's one of our favorites."

The band has also begun work on their debut full-length, which was co-produced by New Found Glory's Steve Klein. In the meantime, pick up "Overslept" via Pure Noise Records on 7-inch vinyl or through iTunes.

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