Janita Maria (née Raukko; born 28 December 1978), better known by her stage name Janita, (pronounced "YA-nee-tuh") is a Finnish-American singer-songwriter. Born in Helsinki, she started her career in Finland and later moved to Brooklyn at the age of 17 together with her then manager Tomi Ervi. Janita has released nine albums in her native Finland, some of which reached the top forty chart in Finland. Her third US album, Didn't You My Dear?, was released worldwide in March 2015 on ECR Music Group.
Haunted is a solo LP released by Brooklyn-based Finnish singer-songwriter Janita. It was released on Blake Morgan's independent record label Engine Company Records (now ECR Music Group) in 2010.
Listen to music from Janita like That's How Life Goes, I Miss You & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Janita. The buzz and anticipation surrounding Brooklyn-based artist Janita (pronounced YA-nee-tuh) is as unsurprising as it is palpable. Standing room only concerts and sold out festivals have cemented her reputation as an electrifying singer-songwriter and an artist who’s breakthrough moment has arrived. It probably shouldn’t be allowed for someone as talented as singer-songwriter Janita to also be goddess beautiful.
She released her first album already at the age of 14. When she was 17 she moved to New York to start a career in America. She participated in the Finnish national selection for the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Martian".
Janita's songs have a recurring them of relationships and personal growth. Other songs to check out are "Somebody Like You," "Thank The Heavens," "Who Do You Love" and "I Just Wanna Be Happy. This album makes it clear that Janita has made a home for herself in the American musical tradition.
She exposed me to music I hadn't explored before. I loved it. Totally devoured it. 1 Getting Over Janita 4:3. 2 I Just Wanna Be Happy Janita 3:44. 3 Divided Janita 4:20. 4 Somebody Like You Janita 3:29. 5 Thank the Heavens Janita 3:53. 6 If There's Anything That I Can Do Janita 3:55
|I Just Wanna Be Happy||3:46|
|Somebody Like You||3:31|
|Thank The Heavens||3:53|
|If There's Anything That I Can Do||3:56|
|Baby, I Can't Stop||4:46|
|Who Do You Love||3:59|
|Time To Move On||3:59|
|Dance All Night||3:22|
|Nice And Easy||4:16|
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