Ei (album)

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Ei
Studio album by Maija Vilkkumaa
Released 7 March 2003 (2003-03-07)
Genre Rock
Length 50:55
Label Warner Music Finland
Maija Vilkkumaa chronology
Meikit, ketjut ja vyöt
(2001)
Ei
(2003)
Se ei olekaan niin
(2005)
Singles from Ei
  1. "Ei"
  2. "Mun elämä"
  3. "Ei saa surettaa"

Ei (English: No) is the third studio album by Finnish pop rock singer-songwriter Maija Vilkkumaa. Released by Warner Music in Finland on 7 March 2003, the album debuted at number one on Finnish Albums Chart, maintaining the peak position for two weeks and charted for 56 weeks altogether.[1] Ei was the third-best-selling album of 2003 in Finland[2] and, with sales of over 120,000 copies to date, has received a quadruple-platinum certification in the country.[3] Ei ranks also 38th on the list of the best-selling albums of all time in Finland.[4]

Background[edit]

Prior to the release, Maija visited New York City to spend time relaxing and writing new songs.[5]

Singles[edit]

The (rough) English translations of the tracks are in the brackets.

  • "Ei" (No)
  • "Mun elämä" (My Life)
  • "Ei saa surettaa" (You Shouldn't Feel Sad)

Track listing[edit]

The (rough) English translations of the tracks are in the brackets.

All songs written and composed by Maija Vilkkumaa. 

No. Title Length
1. "Kristiina"   3:26
2. "Mun elämä" (My Life) 4:33
3. "Väärin" (Wrong) 3:09
4. "Ei" (No) 3:18
5. "Häviän" (I lose (The competition)) 4:12
6. "Eteiseen" (Into the Hallway) 3:52
7. "Ei susta huomaa" (I Can't See It in You) 5:11
8. "Lattiaa pestään" (Floor Is Getting Washed) 3:30
9. "Mä jään" (I Stay) 4:13
10. "Kusipää" (Asshole) 5:18
11. "Jonain päivänä" (Some Day) 4:00
12. "Ei saa surettaa" (You Shouldn't Feel Sad) 6:13

Charts and certifications[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Maija Vilkkumaa: Ei" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 2013-08-28.
  2. ^ a b The first is the list of the best-selling domestic albums of 2003 in Finland, the second is that of the foreign albums:
  3. ^ The first web page presents the sales figures, the second presents the certification limits:
  4. ^ The first is the list of best-selling domestic albums of all time in Finland, the second is that of the foreign albums:
  5. ^ "Diskografia" (in Finnish). Maija Vilkkumaa. Retrieved 2013-08-28. 
  6. ^ The first is the list of the best-selling domestic albums of 2004 in Finland, the second is that of the foreign albums:
  7. ^ a b The first web page presents the sales figures, the second presents the certification limits: