Above the Golden State is an American Christian rock band from Portland, Oregon. Their self-titled debut album, Above the Golden State, was released on July 22, 2008 through Sparrow Records. The band's first single from the album was "Sound of Your Name", which was included in WOW Hits 2009 as a bonus track. An EP called "The Golden Rule" was released in 2010[dated info], and the lead single for the album was "I Am Loved". On April 3rd, 2012, The band released a new EP titled "Word's Don't Act," reflecting the name of the 1st track.