Lend Me Your Ear is a collaboration between music photographer Andrew Cotterill and illustrator Ben Tallon, in association with Young Urban Arts Foundation and CALM.
This series of images is a celebration of individuality, human energy and creativity. It is a love letter to self-expression, depicting music artists who never attempted to hide the true essence of their character, succeeding because of it and inspiring millions of people along the way.
This project brings Cotterill and Tallon together from two very different generations to explore the magic that attracted them to music and the unique personalities who make it so special.
It is also a reminder to those who are lost and beaten down by the frightening pace of modern life to remember that the strongest of identities can only be found inside. That never changes.