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 40-year run, with text by vocalist Jean Smith.
It’s an eerie feeling to listen to our older songs that intended to contribute to progressive social change. Somehow. Looking back in this context, knowing that many things are the same or a lot worse, challenges me to say something other than I told you so.
“Water In A Bucket” from Water Cuts My Hands (K/Matador, 1991) (download):