Augustana is an American rock band from San Diego, California who are signed to the Epic Records record label and are best known for their single, Boston.
All the Stars and Boulevards was released September 6, 2005 and reached #1 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart and #96 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. The first single from the album, Boston, was released in 2005. It was a different version from the one on their debut album, Midwest Skies and Sleepless Mondays. The album was re-released on September 12, 2006 and was announced through the band´s MySpace page. The album was made available exclusively at Best Buy stores. It was also available on the Best Buy website, where it was sold out by the following day. The new features on this re-release are: a re-mixed version of "Wasteland", a new track named "Marie", acoustic versions of "Boston" and "Stars and Boulevards", and music videos for "Boston" and "Stars and Boulevards".
Josiah Rosen left the band in April of 2006 and has independently released his first solo record, "A Memoir," under the name The Last Almanac. At the beginning of 2007, the band embarked on their second headlining theatre tour, supported by Vega 4. The band also opened for Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional on his first solo tour since the release of The Swiss Army Romance, in late 2007.
The band is currently planning to release a new album titled "Can´t Love, Can´t Hurt" on April 29, 2008. The first single from the album is titled "Sweet and Low."