vampire weekend sues photographer
    • THURSDAY, DECEMBER 02, 2010

    • Posted by:

    Vampire Weekend is now suing photographer Tod Brody over the alleged stealing of their album cover photo. Ann Kirsten Kennis, the sweater-clad chick from their 2010 album Contra, is suing Vampire Weekend for $2 million, claiming she did not give anyone permission to use the photograph. We're suing Ann Kirsten Kennis for symmetry. Tod?

    According to NME, "the band claim he 'misrepresented certain facts and breached contracts. Responsibility, if any, for damages claimed by [Kennis] rests entirely on Brody'". [via.]

    We've discussed the legal issues here with our lawyer friend Nancy Wolff, and it seems that Kennis could win if she asserts that her likeness was used for commercial gain, and Vampire Weekend seems to think that she has a case based on their new suit against Brody. Kennis claims that Brody didn't even take the photograph, adding the confusion of what she is suing for. To add to the mystery, neither the band nor the courts have any idea where to find Tod Brody.

    Next up: the manhunt begins! But probably not. Vampire Weekend's potentially costly Contra continues to be up for album of the year. -joe puglisi

    * * * * * * * * * * * *
    MP3: "Horchata"
    Vampire Weekend on Myspace
    Hot Baeble Videos
    Black Car

    Black Car

    Talk To Me

    Talk To Me

    Live It Up

    Live It Up

    Eels live at Royal Albert Hall

    Eels live at Royal Albert Hall

    XXX 88 ft Diplo

    XXX 88 ft Diplo

    Stars live at Le Poisson Rouge

    Stars live at Le Poisson Rouge

    exclusive interview

    exclusive interview

    APESHIT

    APESHIT

    WHY

    WHY

    Senseless

    Senseless

    © 2018 Baeble Media. All rights reserved.