Vampire Weekend - Contra (2010)
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15. Vampire Weekend - Contra (2010)
Here's a complicated tale. The band's Rostam Batmanglij found a polaroid of a young girl while searching through a photo archive. The pic was dated 1983, but nothing else was known about the mystery girl. The band felt the image suited their music and the photo appeared as the cover of their second album Contra in January 2010. However, the girl turned out to be Anna Kristen Kennis, a fashion model who back in the 1980s was appearing in a number of US magazines and ad campaigns. She sued the band for $2 million, but the two parties settled out of court.