Tarja Turunen discography

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Tarja Turunen discography
Tarja Turunen at Obras Stadium 2008 02.jpg
Turunen performing live in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on September 6, 2007.
Studio albums 6
Live albums 3
Music videos 11
EPs 3
Singles 14

The discography of Finnish symphonic metal singer Tarja Turunen consists of six studio albums, three extended plays, twelve singles and ten music videos.

Turunen is best known as the former lead vocalist of the Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish, which she founded with Tuomas Holopainen and Erno Vuorinen in 1996, being dismissed from the band on October 21, 2005.[1] As part of Nightwish Turunen released five albums between 1997 and 2005, as well as three live albums, one extended play and fourteen singles (for further information see Nightwish discography).[1] Turunen started her solo career in 2006 when she released a Christmas album called Henkäys ikuisuudesta and toured Finland and Russia.[2]

In 2007, Turunen released her second solo album, My Winter Storm,[3] and in 2010, she released her third album, What Lies Beneath,[4] Tarja had a cameo role in the Finnish film Yhtä Kyytiä (2011)[5] before starting the What Lies Beneath World Tour, which lasted until April 8, 2012.[6] A live DVD, recorded in Rosario during the What Lies Beneath World Tour, was released on August 24, 2012.[7] Turunen released her third rock album, Colours in the Dark, on August 30, 2013. Turunen released her first classical solo album Ave Maria – En Plein Air on September 11, 2015.

Studio albums[edit]

Rock albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
FIN
[8]
GER
[9]
AUT
[10]
SWI
[11]
CZE US Heat
[12]
HUN
[13]
SWE
[14]
BEL (Fla)
[15]
NLD
[16]
My Winter Storm 1 3 11 15 33
[17]
46 18 41 78
What Lies Beneath
  • Released: September 1, 2010
  • Label: Spinefarm, Universal Music, The End, Vertigo
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
7 4 12 11 6
[21]
24 30 45 46 45
Colours in the Dark
  • Released: August 30, 2013
  • Label: Earmusic
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
5 6 14 20 7 13 53 34 29
The Shadow Self
  • Released: August 5, 2016
  • Label: Earmusic
  • Format: Limited Super Audio CD, LP, digital download
13 7 19 11 3 23 37
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not released.

Classical albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
FIN
[8]
GER
[9]
AUT
[10]
SWI
[11]
CZE US Heat
[12]
HUN
[13]
SWE
[14]
BEL (Fla)
[15]
NLD
[16]
Henkäys ikuisuudesta 2
Ave Maria – En Plein Air
  • Released: September 11, 2015
  • Label: Earmusic
  • Format: Limited Super Audio CD, LP, digital download
31 165
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not released.

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
FIN
[8]
GER
[9]
AUT
[10]
SWI
[11]
BEL (Fla)
[15]
In Concert – Live at Sibelius Hall
  • Released: November 17, 2011
  • Label: Earmusic
  • Format: CD, LP, Digital Download
37
Act I: Live in Rosario 12 5 36 48 99
Beauty and the Beat
  • Released: May 30, 2014
  • Label: Earmusic
  • Format: CD, Digital Download
67
Luna Park Ride 55
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not released.

Video albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
FIN
[22][23][24]
AUT
[25][26][27]
SWI
[28][29][30]
SWE
[31]
BEL
[32][33][34]
In Concert – Live at Sibelius Hall
  • Released: November 17, 2011
  • Label: Earmusic
  • Format: DVD, Blu-ray
Act I: Live in Rosario
  • Released: August 24, 2012
  • Label: Universal Music, Earmusic
  • Format: DVD, Blu-ray
1 3 3 8 2
Beauty and the Beat
  • Released: May 30, 2014
  • Label: Earmusic
  • Format: DVD, Blu-ray
2 4 5 7
Luna Park Ride 1 4 3 2 5
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not released.

EPs[edit]

Title EP details Peak chart positions Certifications
FIN
[8]
SPA
[35]
Yhden enkelin unelma
  • Released: December 1, 2004
  • Label: Universal Music
  • Format: MCD
1 8
The Seer
  • Released: December 1, 2008
  • Label: Spinefarm
  • Format: Digital download, LP, CD
Left in the Dark
  • Released: 2014
  • Label: Earmusic
  • Format: Digital download, CD
The Brightest Void
  • Released: June 3, 2016
  • Label: Earmusic
  • Format: Limited Super Audio CD, LP, digital download
25
[36]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not released.

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Single Year Peak chart positions Album
FIN
[8]
GER
[9]
AUT
[10]
SWI
[11]
CZE Rock
[37]
"Yhden enkelin unelma"
2004
Henkäys Ikuisuudesta
"You Would Have Loved This"
2006
5
"I Walk Alone"
2007
6 16 37 49 My Winter Storm
"Die Alive"
2008
76 11
"Enough"
2009
"Falling Awake"
2010
18 What Lies Beneath
"I Feel Immortal" 55
"Until My Last Breath" 6
"Underneath"
2011
"Walking in the Air" In Concert
"Into the Sun"
2012
Act I
"Victim of Ritual"
2013
Colours in the Dark
"500 Letters" 4
"Never Enough"[38]
2015
Luna Park Ride
"No Bitter End"
2016
5 The Shadow Self
"Innocence" 15
"Demons in You" (feat. Alissa White-Gluz) 12
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not released.

As a featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
AUT
[39]
GER
[40]
NLD
[41]
SWI
[42]
US
[43]
"Leaving You for Me" (with Martin Kesici)
2005
44 44 - 46 - So What...?!
"The Good Die Young" (with Scorpions)
2010
- - - - - Sting in the Tail
"Paradise (What About Us?)"
(with Within Temptation)
2013
81 80 64 196 Hydra

Music videos[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Year Song Director
2007 "I Walk Alone" Jörn Heitmann[44]
2008 "Die Alive" Uwe Flade[45]
2010 "Falling Awake" N/A
"I Feel Immortal" Jörn Heitmann[46]
"Until My Last Breath"
"Until My Last Breath II"  ?
2012 "Into the Sun" N/A
2013 "Never Enough"  ?
"Victim of Ritual" Florian Kaltenbach [47][48]
"500 Letters"
2015 "Ave Maria"  ?
2016 "No Bitter End"  ?
"Innocence" Mariano Cattaneo

Other[edit]

Year Song Director Note
2005 "Leaving You for Me"  ? Collaboration with Martin Kesici
2013 "Paradise (What About Us?)" Maarten Welzen & Tim Smit Collaboration with Within Temptation
2015 "An Empty Dream" Mariano Cattaneo Theme song for the Argentinian movie "Corazon Muerto" (Dead Heart)

Collaborations[edit]

Year Participation Album
2001 "Until Dawn (Angels of Light)" (Beto Vázquez Infinity feat. Tarja Turunen) Beto Vazquez Infinity[49]
"Wizard" (Beto Vázquez Infinity feat. Tarja Turunen and Sabine Edelsbacher)
"Sadness in the Night" (Beto Vázquez Infinity feat. Tarja Turunen)
"The Laws of the Future" (Beto Vázquez Infinity feat. Tarja Turunen and Sabine Edelsbacher)
"Promises Under the Rain" (Beto Vázquez Infinity feat. Tarja Turunen, Candice Night, Sabine Edelsbacher)
"Tuulikello" Perinteinen Pop-Levy
2005 "Tired of Being Alone" (Schiller feat. Tarja Turunen) Tag und Nacht[50]
"Leaving You for Me" (Martin Kesici feat. Tarja Turunen) So What... ?!
2007 "In the Picture" (Nuclear Blast Allstars feat. Tarja Turunen) Nuclear Blast All-Stars: Into the Light[51]
2009 "Walking with the Angels" (Doro feat. Tarja Turunen) Fear No Evil[52]
"Arkihuolesi kaikki heitä" Maailman kauneimmat joululaulut, a Christmas album released in Finland.[53]
"Heinillä härkien"
"Maa on niin kaunis"
2010 "The Good Die Young" (Scorpions feat. Tarja Turunen) Sting in the Tail[54]
2013 "Never Too Far" (Mike Oldfield feat. Tarja Turunen) Tubular Beats
"Paradise (What About Us?)" (Within Temptation feat. Tarja Turunen) Hydra
2015 "Castillos de papel (Paper Castles)" (Lörihen feat. Tarja Turunen) Aún sigo latiendo
"An Empty Dream"(Original theme for the movie Dead Heart) N/A

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  53. ^ ""Maailman Kauneimmat Joululaulut" album and exclusive single!". TarjaTurunen.com. NEMS Enterprises S.R.L. 2009-11-13. Retrieved 2010-06-01. 
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