Stig Rästa

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Stig Rästa
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Rästa in 2015
Background information
Born (1980-02-24) 24 February 1980 (age 38)
Tallinn, Estonia
Genres Alternative
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2002–present
Associated acts Elina Born, Traffic, Outloudz, Slobodan River

Raul-Stig Rästa (born 24 February 1980) is an Estonian singer and songwriter who, along with singer Elina Born, represented Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "Goodbye to Yesterday".[1] He co-wrote the song "Play" by Jüri Pootsmann, which represented Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. He competed by himself in Eesti Laul 2018 with the song Home.[2]

Career[edit]

Between 2002 and 2006 he formed a band Slobodan River with Ithaka Maria and Tomi Rahula. Since 2006 he has played in Traffic and also in Outloudz since 2010. In 2011 he was a contestant in the fifth season of Let`s Dance. He was partnered with Karina Vesman and they finished in fourth place. In 2012, Stig played Moritz in the Estonian original production of the musical Spring Awakening.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
EST
[3]
AUT
[4]
GER
[5]
BEL
(FL)

[6]
BEL
(WA)

[7]
NL
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[10]
"Goodbye to Yesterday"
(with Elina Born)
2015 1 8 71 32 42 73 56 68 Non-album singles
"Home" 2018
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melbler, Patrick (21 February 2015). "ESTONIA: ELINA BORN & STIG RÄSTA WINS EESTI LAUL WITH "GOODBYE TO YESTERDAY"". wiwibloggs. Retrieved 21 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Räppi, poppi ja klassikat: Eesti Laul 2018 poolfinalistid on selgunud!". menu.err.ee. Eesti Laul. 10 November 2017. Retrieved 11 November 2017. 
  3. ^ Peak positions for singles on the Estonian Airplay chart:
  4. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Stig Rästa". Austrian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  5. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Stig Rästa". German Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  6. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discografie Stig Rästa". Flanders Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  7. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discografie Stig Rästa". Wallonia Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  8. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discografie Stig Rästa". Dutch Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  9. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discografie Stig Rästa". Swedish Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  10. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Stig Rästa". Swiss Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Tanja Mihhailova
with "Amazing"
Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest
(with Elina Born)
2015
Succeeded by
Jüri Pootsmann
with "Play"