Vampire Weekend Album Cover Model Sues Band, Photographer for $2 Million

July 21, 2010

By Cameron Handley

The woman featured on the cover of Vampire Weekend’s best-selling 2010 album  “Contra” has filed a lawsuit against the band, its record label, and the photographer who provided the photograph, claiming that a model release for the photo was forged and her image was used for commercial purposes without her consent. She is seeking more than $2 million in damages....

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