Love Is War

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Love Is War
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Studio album by Vanilla Ninja
Released Germany May 19, 2006
Japan May 31, 2006
Poland June 26, 2006
Brazil October 7, 2009[1]
Recorded 2005-2006
Tindeltown Music Studios, Germany
Genre Alternative rock
Length 42:19
Language English
Label EMI/Capitol Records
Producer Kiko Masbaum, Kent Larsson
Vanilla Ninja chronology
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Love is War is Vanilla Ninja's fourth studio album, released by EMI Music Germany in May 2006. This is the first album by the girls as a three-piece band. Recording took about six months. Most of the songs are co-written by the band members - Lenna and Piret - making this album the most personal for girls. For example, the song "Kingdom Burning Down" tells a story of their fight with their ex-producer and as they say, "Every song is dedicated to someone and they have important meaning for us."[2] The first single from this album was "Dangerzone", which was fairly successful in Germany and Poland. Vanilla Ninja performed this song at the Sopot International Song Festival in Poland. Later, the single "Rockstarz" was released. However, due to many release date changes caused by EMI, the single did not chart well and the band was dropped from the label.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Words Time
1 "Kingdom Burning Down" Piret Järvis, Lenna Kuurmaa, Michelle Leonard 3:59
2 "Dangerzone (Long version)" Martin Fly, Lenna Kuurmaa, Michelle Leonard, Flo Peil 3:17
3 "The Band That Never Existed" Lenna Kuurmaa, Michelle Leonard 3:15
4 "Rockstarz" Per Henrik Aldeheim, Michelle Leonard, Christian Neander 3:26
5 "Shadows on the Moon" Martin Fly, Piret Järvis, Flo Peil 3:05
6 "Black Symphony" Piret Järvis, Kent Larsson, Jeff Lebowski, Michelle Leonard, Claudio Pagonis 3:46
7 "Pray" Martin Fly, Lenna Kuurmaa, Claudio Pagonis 4:34
8 "Battlefield" Jeff Lebowski, Claudio Pagonis 3:08
9 "Spirit of the Dawn" Martin Fly, Claudio Pagonis 3:52
10 "Insane in Vain" Martin Fly, Bassel El Hallak, Michelle Leonard 3:17
11 "Bad Girls" Martin Fly, Piret Järvis 3:14
12 "Silence" Lenna Kuurmaa, Michelle Leonard 4:31
13 "Love Is Just a War" (Brazil & Japan bonus track) Lenna Kuurmaa, Kiko Masbaum, Michelle Leonard, Harry Hess 3:26
14 "My Name" (Brazil & Japan bonus track) Lenna Kuurmaa, Kiko Masbaum, Michelle Leonard, Christian Neander 3:11


  • "Falling Star" (Found on "Dangerzone" single)


  1. "Dangerzone" (2006)
  2. "Rockstarz" (2006)
  3. "Insane in Vain" (Estonian radio only) (2007)

Music videos[edit]

  1. "Dangerzone" (2006)
  2. "Rockstarz" (2006)


Chart (2006) Peak
Estonian Albums Chart 1
Swiss Albums Chart 14[3]
Germany Top 100 16[4]
Austrian Albums Chart 29[5]
Polish OLiS Top 50 Albums 48[6]


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