Lester Square is one of the famous Guitarist, who was born on the memorable day of April 17 in the year 1954. Lester Square is a proud citizen of Canada.
Canadian musician and lead guitarist for The Monochrome Set who has also sung for the band.
Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Lester Square continues to be an inspiration for many.
Details about Lester Square
He was an original member of Adam and the Ants.
He is a visual artist and has designed some artwork for The Monochrome Set.
His family encouraged his musical pursuits. His work with The Monochrome Set influenced Morrissey and The Smiths.
Lester Square Timeline
He left in 1978 to form The Monochrome Set with singer-songwriter Bid, a band cited as "a major influence on the Smiths, Franz Ferdinand, Orange Juice, Fire Engines and a whole host of UK indie and post punk bands." He has also briefly played guitar with The Invisible (1985–1987), .
Also in collaboration with McCookerybook, he composed soundtrack music for the Channel 4 documentaries Pictures of Women and No-one Likes Us, We Don't Care, Akiko Hada and Wolfgang Müller's 1991 parable on the fall of the Berlin Wall, The Fall of a Queen, or the Taste of the Fruit to Come.
As a visual artist Square has regularly exhibited his work and between 1996 and 2004 he sat on the editorial board of The International Journal of Art and Design Education , acting as Literary Editor for 5 years.
In 2006 he edited “Art Education in a Postmodern World” (Intellect Books).
He has released five solo albums since leaving The Monochrome Set: Carcass in 2017, Serotonin in 2018, Chautauqua in 2019, Nuevo Laredo in 2021 and Invisible Man in 2022.
Since 2019, he has sat on the steering group of Music Declares Emergency, an environmental pressure group founded by musicians and members of the wider music industry, contributing to their monthly show on Soho Radio.