Black Steeple Church is the third album made by the band Coloouratura from Wheeling. Wheeling is an American city located in Ohio County, West Virginia. It has 27,375 inhabitants and covers an area of 41.47 km².
Colouratura is a project of Nathan James and Ian Beabout which formed in 2016. The band released a self-titled limited edition CD-R (120 copies) in 2017. In 2018 released a fully realized new release with Melodic Revolution Records called Unfamiliar Skies.
inspired by 70s British Rock like Pink Floyd, Moody Blues, Procol Harum, Genesis, Jethro Tull, 10cc, and so on. Unfamiliar Skies charting the far reaches of rock, jazz, psychedelia, krautrock, folk, metal and electronic.
1. Black Steeple Church
3. Crash Dirt, Bone Dust
4. Shepherd’s Throne
6. Heavenly Dancer
8. There’s Something in my Basement
9. Vesuvian Tidepools 2020 (bonus track)
Nathan James: bass, vocals, drum programming (6), synths (6), arrangements
Ian Beabout: arrangements, flute (4), drum programming (8)
Derek Pavlic: guitars, arrangements, viola (2,4), keyboard (3), microKorg vocoder (7), drum programming (8)
Brandon Collins: drums (1)
Derek Ferguson: electronic drums (2,4)
Dave Trik: drums (5,7)
Paul Sears: drums (8)
Chris Boros: mellotron (4)
Jacopo Muneratti: narration (2)