Wikipedia:Today's featured article/July 1, 2005
Vanilla Ninja is a four-piece Estonian girl band that has enjoyed chart success in a number of countries across Europe, especially Germany and Austria. The group was formed in 2002 and released their self-titled album Vanilla Ninja the following year. They have entered national selections for the Eurovision Song Contest twice, failing the first time but proving successful in Switzerland with the song "Cool Vibes". They then finished eighth in the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest final, despite topping the leader board at the half-way stage. The group have so far released three albums in various countries across Europe; Vanilla Ninja was released in 2003, Traces Of Sadness in 2004, and Blue Tattoo in 2005.