The State
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Released January 1999
September 1999
(first re-release)
March 2000
(second re-release)
Recorded January–February 1998
Length 38:50
Label EMI Music Canada
(first and second reissues)
Roadrunner (third reissue)
Produced by  Dale Penner
Album chronology
Silver Side Up

The State is Nickelback's second album. Leader of Men was the lead single from this album followed by "Old Enough", "Breathe" and "Worthy to Say".

"Leader of Men" held a peak position of #130 on the Billboard 200. The album also held a peak position on Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums charts position #3 in 2000. The album went Platinum in Canada in April 2002 and went Platinum in 2008 in the United States.

Track ListingEdit

  1. Breathe
  2. Cowboy Hat
  3. Leader of Men
  4. Old Enough
  5. Worthy to Say
  6. Diggin' This
  7. Deep
  8. One Last Run
  9. Not Leavin' Yet
  10. Hold Out Your Hand
  11. Leader of Men (acoustic)


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