Normal History Vol. 488: 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 34-year run, with text by vocalist Jean Smith.

” … through seven albums over nine years, vocalist Jean Smith and guitarist David Lester have presented a consistent, evolving and luminous challenge to the reigning social order … ” —Rolling Stone, 1995

“Beppo’s Room” from Sitting On Snaps (Matador, 1995) (download):