Normal History Vol. 527: 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 35-year run, with text by vocalist Jean Smith.

In March, Mecca Normal’s iconic anthem “I Walk Alone” was included in the feminist TV show Better Things.

“To Avoid Pain” from The Observer (Kill Rock Stars, 2006) (download):