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.
When we started Mecca Normal 40 years ago, we intuitively amalgamated ideas and beliefs without following a template that replicated what already existed. I never would have guessed we’d be utilizing songs written in the 1980s within current projects. Turns out, there is something to be said for taking on the whole damn world.
“Fight For A Little” from Mecca Normal (Smarten Up!, 1986) (download):