Augustana Album Out Today, Band Performs On Kimmel Live

Augustana release their eagerly awaited self-titled album today, April 26th on Epic Records. The album is currently streaming on MySpace and the video premiere for its first single "Steal Your Heart" has racked up over 120,000 views with it's VEVO premiere late last week. Augustana will perform "Steal Your Heart" on Jimmy Kimmel Live tomorrow, April 27th, on ABC.

Early praises include:
"It reminded me a lot of older Springsteen with the storytelling aspect" - Absolute Punk

"Alternates between gorgeous piano based ballads and twangy rockers each wrapped in Dan Layus' warbled vocals and effortless melodies." - Alternative Press

"Augustana will steal your heart." - San Francisco Examiner

Hailing from San Diego, Augustana is vocalist/guitarist Dan Layus, guitarist Chris Sachtleben, bassist Jared Palomar, and drummer Justin South. The album was recorded in Los Angeleswith Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer Jacquire King, who is known for his work with Kings of Leon and Norah Jones, among others. The album delivers on what Alternative Press calls "the emotionally resonant, rootsy pop/rock that Augustana have become known for since launching themselves onto the scene with their major-label debut, 2005's All The Stars and Boulevards." The album reached No. 1 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart, and spawned two Top 40 hits, "Stars and Boulevards" and "Boston," the latter of which was certified digital platinum. The band's follow-up, 2008's Can't Love, Can't Hurt spawned the singles "Sweet and Low," and "I Still Ain't Over You."

Augustana will hit the road starting this May in Dallas, TX. Dates Below

MAY
12th Dallas, TX House Of Blues
13th Austin, TX La Zona Rosa
14th Houston, TX House Of Blues
15th New Orleans, LA House Of Blues
17th Orlando, FL House Of Blues
18th Fort Lauderdale, FL Revolution
20th Atlanta, GA Masquerade
21st Charlotte, NC Amos
22nd Norfolk, VA Norva
24th New York, NY Irving Plaza
26th Philadelphia, PA TLA
27th Baltimore, MD Rams Head
28th Boston, MA House Of Blues

JUNE
1st Cleveland, OH House Of Blues
2nd Cincinnati, OH Bogart's
3rd Detroit, MI Clutch Cargos
4th Chicago, IL House Of Blues
5th Milwaukee, WI The Rave
7th Denver, CO Summit
8th Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue
9th Boise, ID Knitting Factory
10th Spokane, WA Showbox
12th Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
14th San Francisco, CA Fillmore
15th Los Angeles, CA House Of Blues
16th Anaheim, CA House Of Blues
17th San Diego, CA House Of Blues

http://www.augustanamusic.com

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