A Silver Mt. Zion

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A Silver Mt. Zion is a group led by founding Godspeed You Black Emperor! guitarist Efrim Menuck, together with other Godspeed members Sophie Trudeau and Thierry Amar.

To some extent, A Silver Mt. Zion was born out of a desire on the part of the Godspeed players to work in a smaller musical ensemble; in effect, to escape some of the constraints that often accompany writing and arranging music democratically with nine musicians. As well, Efrim simply wanted a vehicle to realize some of his own musical ideas that would not necessarily work well within the context of Godspeed.

For the band's second and third records, the line-up expanded to six players, including Rebecca Foon, Ian Ilavsky and Jessica Moss, and the band re-named as The Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra and Tra-la-la Band. Scott Levine Gilmore joined the band for Horses In The Sky, and now there were seven.

In 2010, the band was reduced to a quintet : Efrim, Thierry, Jessica, Sophie and new member David Payant.
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A Silver Mt. Zion Discography Tracks

Albums

A Silver Mt. Zion - He Has Left Us Alone But Shafts Of Light Sometimes Grace The Corner Of Our Rooms… album art A Silver Mt. Zion He Has Left Us Alone But Shafts Of Light Sometimes Grace The Corner Of Our Rooms… (Album) Constellation Canada 2000 Sell This Version
A Silver Mt. Zion - Born Into Trouble As The Sparks Fly Upward. album art The Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-la-la Band* Born Into Trouble As The Sparks Fly Upward. (Album) Constellation Canada 2001 Sell This Version
A Silver Mt. Zion - This Is Our Punk-Rock, Thee Rusted Satellites Gather+Sing, album art The Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-la-la Band with Choir* This Is Our Punk-Rock, Thee Rusted Satellites Gather+Sing, (Album) Constellation, Constellation Canada 2003 Sell This Version
A Silver Mt. Zion - Horses In The Sky album art Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-la-la Band* Horses In The Sky (Album) Constellation Canada 2005 Sell This Version
A Silver Mt. Zion - 13 Blues For Thirteen Moons album art Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band* 13 Blues For Thirteen Moons (Album) Constellation Canada 2008 Sell This Version
A Silver Mt. Zion - Kollaps Tradixionales album art Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra* Kollaps Tradixionales (Album) Constellation Canada 2010 Sell This Version
A Silver Mt. Zion - Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light On Everything album art Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra* Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light On Everything (Album) Constellation Canada 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

A Silver Mt. Zion - Pretty Little Lightning Paw album art Thee Silver Mountain Reveries* Pretty Little Lightning Paw (EP) Constellation Canada 2004 Sell This Version
RCBC-001 A Silver Mt. Zion - The West Will Rise Again album art Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra* The West Will Rise Again(2x7", Ltd, Num) Ruined City Birdsong Combos RCBC-001 Canada 2012 Sell This Version
A Silver Mt. Zion - Hang On To Each Other album art Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra* Feat. Ariel Engle Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra* Feat. Ariel Engle - Hang On To Each Other Constellation, Constellation Canada 2014 Sell This Version

Videos

none A Silver Mt. Zion - Come Worry With Us!  album art A Silver Mt. Zion Come Worry With Us! (DVD, Ltd, Num) Catbird Films none Canada 2013 Sell This Version