Vanilla Ninja

Estonian rock band

Vanilla Ninja is a music group made up of four girls named Lenna Kuurmaa, Katrin Siska, Piret Järvis. Previous members are Triinu Kivilaan & Maarja Kivi. The band has had some popular songs in Europe and they were in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005.

Vanilla Ninja
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Background information
OriginEstonia
GenresHard rock
Pop rock
Years active2002 -
LabelsTopTen, Bros Music, EMI, Capitol
MembersLenna Kuurmaa
Katrin Siska
Piret Järvis
Past membersMaarja Kivi
Triinu Kivilaan

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

Year Title Chart positions Certifications[source?]
EST GER AUT SWI POL
2003 Vanilla Ninja
  • First studio album
  • Released: May 2003
  • Formats: CD
1 / / / / Estonia (Platinum)
2004 Traces of Sadness
  • Second Studio album
  • Released: June 2004
  • Formats: CD
1 3 4 14 20 Germany (Gold)
Austria (Gold)
Estonia (Platinum)
2005 Blue Tattoo
  • Third studio album
  • Released: March 2005
  • Formats:CD
1 4 7 4 13 Estonia (Platinum)
2005 Best Of
  • Hits compilation
  • Released: December 2005
  • Formats: CD
/ / / 70 /
2006 Love Is War
  • Fourth studio album
  • Released: May 2006
  • Formats: CD
1 16 29 14 48 Estonia (Platinum)
EST GER AUT SUI POL
Number one albums 4 0 0 0 0
Top ten albums 4 2 2 1 0

SinglesEdit

Year Single Album Peak chart positions
EST GER AUT SUI POL FIN EUR
2003 "Club Kung Fu" Vanilla Ninja 95
"Tough Enough" Traces of Sadness 1 13 16 52 4 11 52
2004 "Don't Go Too Fast" 1 25 33 53 16 83
"Liar" 4 23 22 43 76
"When the Indians Cry" 1 8 7 27 4 35
"Blue Tattoo" Blue Tattoo 9 16 12 22 26
2005 "I Know" 32 13 17 27 2 45
"I Know (Unplugged)"
"Cool Vibes" 3 58 17 91
"Megamix" Best Of 79 66
2006 "Dangerzone" Love is War 3 21 23 18 1 102
"Rockstarz" 1 86 8
2007 "Insane in Vain" (Released only in Estonian radio stations) 18
2008 "Birds of Peace" Love is War (Latin America version) 3
"Crashing Through The Doors" TBA 1
Number one hits 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
Top ten hits 9 2 1 0 5 0 0

Music videosEdit

# Year Title Director Place
1. 2003 "Nagu Rockstaar"   Tallinn, Estonia
2. 2003 "Tough Enough" Mathias Vielsäcker, Christoph Mangler   Berlin, Germany
3. 2004 "Don't Go Too Fast" Mathias Vielsäcker, Christoph Mangler   Berlin, Germany
4. 2004 "Liar" Carsten Gutschmidt, Bernard Wedig   Germany
5. 2004 "When the Indians Cry" Mathias Vielsäcker, Christoph Mangler   Playa Caragol, Mallorca
6. 2004 "Blue Tattoo" Sascha Kramer, David Brandes   Iceland
7. 2005 "I Know" Sascha Kramer   Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Germany
8. 2005 "I Know (Unplugged)"
9. 2005 "Cool Vibes"
10. 2005 "Megamix" video collage
11. 2006 "Dangerzone" Jeffrey Lisk & Bernd Possardt   Cape Town, South Africa
12. 2006 "Rockstarz" Sandra Marschner   Berlin, Germany

DVDsEdit

  • 2004 - Traces of Sadness (Live in Estonia)
  • 2005 - Best Of: The Video Collection

Band membersEdit

CurrentEdit

FormerEdit

Other websitesEdit