back to
Melodic Revolution Records

Unfamiliar Skies

by Colouratura

supported by
  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Includes unlimited streaming of Unfamiliar Skies via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 3 days
    Purchasable with gift card

      $12 USD or more 


  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $10 USD  or more


Corner Store 00:43
Parallels 10:09
Photograph 06:23
Nautilus 04:30
Kerouac 05:02
Faith 04:46


released May 17, 2018

All songs by Nathan James, except where indicated.

2. Hi-ho Quiksilver! (Including “Parallels”) (James)

(“Corner Store” by the Blind Blue Barber Boys of Baltimore, copy-rite Strax Records, 1947)

Nathan James - voice, organ, Color-a-calliope
Derek Pavlic - bass, guitar
Eric Holskey - drums
Dave Newhouse - woodwinds, sax arrangements
Mike LaRobinson - Trumpet
Jacopo Muneratti as ‘DJ Moonlight’
Ian Beabout – flute

3. Photograph (James)

Nathan James - piano, voice, bass
Nathan Lestini - Bass
Eric Holskey - drums
Damon Waitkus - guitar
Ian Beabout - bamboo flute

4. Nautilus (James)

Nathan James - tetanus bass, waterlogged vocals, keyboards
Derek Pavlic - guitar washes
Dave Newhouse - saxes, squid
Eric Holskey - drums, ebb and flow

5. Unfamiliar Skies (James)

Nathan James - piano, voice, organ, synth, ocarina
Ian Beabout – flute

(with regards to Sam Hayes, Ocarina Expert – STL Ocarina)

6. Kerouac (James, Kuskey)

Nathan James - voice, bass
Chris Kuskey - guitar, voice
Brandon Collins - drums
Michael P. Dawson - saxophone

7. Vesuvian Tidepools (James, Holskey, Beabout, Newhouse, Hart)

Nathan James - bass, keyboards, horn
Dave Newhouse - woodwinds
Eric Holskey - drums
Bret Harold Hart - synesthesiac guitar
Ian Beabout - editing

8. Faith (James)

Nathan James - voice, keyboards, bass


all rights reserved



Colouratura Wheeling, West Virginia

Colouratura is a studio project/band that started back sometime in early 2016, more or less over summer break when Nathan James and I tracked a couple of tunes together. What’s occurred in the intervening months is an album cobbled together of every genre we could throw at it … ... more

contact / help

Contact Colouratura

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns

Redeem code

Report this album or account

If you like Colouratura, you may also like: