Every week, 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 37-year run, with text by vocalist Jean Smith.
“Her words and expression, however, are unwaveringly confrontational, while Lester’s passion-filled guitar slashes are stronger, more expressive and curling around tough melodies. ‘Blue TV’ and ‘Richard’ are the seeds of Mecca Normal’s future.” —Lydia Anderson, Trouser Press
“Blue TV” from Calico Kills The Cat (K, 1988) (download):