Augustana is an American rock band from San Diego, California who were signed to the Epic Records record label until late 2011. They are best known for their singles, “Boston” and “Sweet and Low”.
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. This version differs from the one on their debut album, Midwest Skies and Sleepless Mondays. The album was made available exclusively at Best Buy stores, and 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”; and acoustic versions and music videos of “Boston” and “Stars and Boulevards”. Their most recognizable song is “Boston” which made it all the way to 34 on the Billboard top 100, as well as appearing on television shows Scrubs, Smallville, Hidden Palms, and One Tree Hill. A cover version by Leonard also appeared on The Big Bang Theory.