Mount Tam (Anima Urbis) – Leslie Fish

If there be anything here

That cometh not in the name of the powers of light

Then in the name of the powers of light let it be gone

This is an odd song – hard to parse, kind of urban fantasy, and probably about knocking California into the ocean or something.  I like it a lot.

By Leslie Fish, lyrics and chords available here.  There are…way too many chords in this song.  Fish has a “one word, one chord” style of text-setting, but this is an extreme example of the trope.

According to the liner notes for Avalon Is Risen, the chorus has been effectively used as a banishing ritual.

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