Normal History Vol. 693: The Art Of David Lester

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 39-year run, with text by vocalist Jean Smith.

When this song was written back in the 1990s, there were far fewer ways to gather and assess information on the subject of oppression, for instance. From my Canadian perspective, it seemed like people in the USA might not know about the universal health care system that we benefited from. Now, so many year later, I’m sure Americans are aware of universal health care, but have yet to implement it.

Museum Of Open Windows” from Flood Plain (K, 1993) (download):