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Music Album Cover Art Agreement

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The Music Album Cover Art Agreement is to design the cover art for an album. This Agreement documents the terms of this engagement and each party’s responsibilities.

This contract is a legal document that details the terms and conditions between a Musician or Band and a Graphic Artist.

It covers the essential elements of the relationship such as:

  • Date of Service
  • Ownership Rights
  • Release Date
  • Name of Project
  • Use Rights
  • And More.

This Agreement includes all essential terms and conditions for the work-for-hire agreement including compensation, term, and more.  It also covers intellectual property rights.

It is important to maintain a clean chain of titles in any music work, including the artwork used.  It is also essential to document any work-for-hire agreement properly.  A good contract will help set out the duties and obligations of the parties for a smooth working relationship.

Creating a music contract ensures that the parties making the agreement will have all the proper terms and conditions laid out in advance of the engagement.

Other names for this Document:

Album Cover Art Contract, Music Album Cover Art Licensing Agreement, Album Cover Art Licensing Contract, Album Artwork Agreement, Album Cover Work.

Approximate time to complete contract:  4-5 Minutes

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What Is It?

The Music Album Cover Art Agreement covers the essential contract terms between a Musician or Band and a Graphic Artist.

This standard Independent Music Contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Agreement
  • The Release of Rights by the Owner
  • The Use Rights
  • The Rights and Responsibilities of the Parties
  • Work-For-Hire Language
  •  Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law

How to Use This Document

Use this document to explain the relationship between a Musician or Band and a Graphic Artist:

Some things needed to build your custom the Music Album Cover Art Agreement:

  • Names of the Parties
  • Addresses of the Parties
  • Emails of the Parties
  • Use Rights
  • State for Venue and Choice Provisions

Once you have completed drafting the Music Album Cover Art Agreement, you will be able to save to edit further, download a PDF or send to the other party for electronic signature.

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