...will entice you to get up and dance. If you enjoy acts such as Dirty Heads or Slightly Stoopid, you will love this ensemble...”

Gabriela Hawkins, Good Night Magazine


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With the current pandemic, and the amount of self reflection we're all experiencing, we made the decision to release “Human” because we believe the raw lyrical content will resonate with others all experiencing this very unique period in our history.

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Cali Reggae Band Sunny State Offers a Glimmer of Hope with New Single "Human"” - Erica D'Aurora

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Sunny State... "effortlessly harnesses the revitalizing qualities of fresh air and sunshine, releasing irresistible ukulele and guitar-driven songs in multiple languages (including English, Spanish, French, and even Croatian), and transmitting the most genuine, highest love and positivity through uplifting, empowering lyrics."  —Musical Notes Global

No stranger to the stage, Chris Reed's bands have opened up for: Tribal Seeds, The English Beat, Collie Buddz, Iration, Eek a Mouse, Through the Roots, Booker T, and Dirty Heads and more.His song "17" was played at Miami's Fashion Week and after a video interview, was featured on MTV's website, along with this statement: “Relax and unwind with ... their smooth, reggae-inspired NorCal jams.”  

Sunny State is bringing on the California vibes and a fresh reggae/island rock style with their debut release, “Solutions.” This inspiring song leaves the listener wanting more of their unique and powerful music and lyrics. ”

Omayra Lopez | ALTWiRE

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...Capturing a fresh modern take on Reggae, Sunny State’s ‘Solutions’ is energetic and a positive track about love and empowerment... Wanting people to come together, the song features a sing-along chorus that could draw a whole community in to sing. A feel good reggae number that will remind you of the warm summer...”

Chloe Mogg | Mogg Blog

...Uplifting songs have always resonated with Chris Reed... there's an engaging diversity in his material, all of his songs have a heartening quality.”

— Paul Freeman, San Jose Mercury News

… grab bag of styles and lays it with gorgeous harmonies and uplifting, hopeful lyrics... all while giving it a really laid back, beach-town Sublime feel…”

— Aaron Carnes, Metro Magazine

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Classic Socal reggae rock vibes…Perfect for fans of Slightly Stoopid, Long Beach Dub All Stars”

— Alexia, Topshelf Music Magazine

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Interviews and Q & As with Sunny State

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