Samestate was an American Christian alternative rock band originating from Kansas City, Kansas. Band members include Dalton Diehl on vocals, piano and guitar, Darren Harms on guitar and Ryan Lytle on the bass guitar. Their first studio album, The Alignment, was released on February 28, 2012, by Sparrow Records, produced by Pete Kipley and Paul Moak. They are known for their first single, "Hurricane", which was released in 2011, and "Shadows". "Hurricane" reached No. 4 on Air 1's Top Songs Chart on November 12, 2011. On the September 18, 2013, the band announced on their Facebook page that they were parting ways.