Icon: Music Through the Lens

Eagle Rock for Sky Arts

Editor: Joe Swanson

The new six-part series ICON: Music Through The Lens relates the history and cultural impact of music photography. The series features interviews and images from artists including Elton John, Mick Jagger, Queen, Led Zeppelin and  Noel Gallagher to name a few!

The series explores studio portraits, record sleeves, music magazines, live shows , exhibitions, coffee table books & the fine art world. It puts amazing photographs at the centre, looking  at one of popular culture’s most striking and surprisingly popular art forms.

Joe Swanson edited eps 1 and 2. He really enjoyed getting to know these fascinating and legendary photographers and telling their stories. 

Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/v9vfIkK8C3g

Icon: Music Through the Lens is premiering on Sky Arts at 10pm on Friday 6th November.