Normal History Vol. 457: The Art Of David Lester

Every Saturday, we’ll be posting a new illustration by David Lester. The Mecca Normal guitarist is visually documenting people, places and events from his band’s 33-year run, with text by vocalist Jean Smith.

I’ve recently been writing about song lyrics on my Facebook writer page. Actually, I started here, with Normal History and have carried on over there willy-nilly, reflecting on songs as they come into my awareness. You wouldn’t think there’d be much to say about a song as simple as “Throw Silver” … yet.

“Accidentally” from Jarred Up (K, 1993) (download):