Stig Rästa has been in the music industry for over 20 years, establishing him as one of the top songwriters in Estonia. He has his own solo project and is also a part of electronic music duo ‘Kisma.’ Their first single ‘We Are’ was released in 2017 by No Copyright Sounds and has been played over 7 million times on Spotify and Youtube.
In 2015, he represented Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest with his song ‘Goodbye to Yesterday’, which placed 7th in the final. The song has over 12 million streams on Spotify and won ‘Song of the Year’ award at Estonian Music Awards in 2016. Stig has written for many award-winning artists such as Victor Crone, Joakim Lundell, Elina Born, Traffic and Karl-Erik Taukar.
Stig co-wrote ‘Storm’ by Victor Crone, which represented Estonia in Eurovision in 2019 and kick-started Victor’s further career.The song was played over 15,000 times on Swedish radios. Stig was also the writer for ESC 2016 Estonian entry song ‘Play’ by Jüri Pootsmann.