Tarujen Saari

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Tarujen Saari is a Finnish folk-rock group. They are known for playing songs (for example The Three Ravens) from a variety of European folk traditions (often Celtic, Viking and associated subgenres), as well as original compositions. Tarujen Saari employs a wide variety of instruments, many of which are traditional or Renaissance-era. Their lyrics are entirely in Finnish, with many songs being translated from the original language. Tarujen Saari have more being Hard rock influences in their music and some "Heroic" Viking style lyrics that some people categorize them by Viking metal or "Viking rock". The name of the band, Tarujen Saari (The Island of Sagas), refers to Ireland. The band's female vocalist Kaisa Saari was featured on Ensiferum's album Iron on the song "Tears."[1]


Tarujen Saari has released four full albums:

  • Miltähän Tuo Tuntuisi (1997)
  • Helmiä ja kuparikolikoita (Pearls and Copper Coins) (1998)
  • Katariina Karhunhammas (EP) (1999)
  • Hepsankeikka (Flibbertygibbet) (2000)
  • Tarujen Saari (The Island of Sagas) (2001)
  • Levoton hauta (The Unquiet Grave) (2002)
  • Rattaanpyörä (Single) (2003)
  • Sota kirottu! (Damned War!) (2004)
  • Susien yö - Delirium Lupus (Night of the Wolves) (2006)


  1. ^ "Metal Storm interview with Markus Toivonen". Metal Storm. October 14, 2004. Retrieved 2009-04-22. 

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