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.-Augustana-s debut album; Midwest Skies and Sleepless Mondays was released in 2003 and only 1000 copies were produced. After band members Dan Layus and Josiah Rosen had formed Augustana in Greenville; Illinois; they moved to southern California where they found their drummer; Justin South. Augustana were then soon discovered by Grammy-Award winning record producer Stephen Short; along with Michael Rosenblatt; who became their managers and helped them sign a record deal with Epic Records as well as a publishing deal with EMI. "Boston" is a song by American rock band Augustana, from their 2005 album All the Stars and Boulevards. It was originally produced in 2003 by Stephen Short for Mayfield and was later re-recorded with producer Brendan O'Brien for All the Stars and Boulevards.