Cafe für singles herne edit ] Marcus was signed to a recording contract in and his single releases became popular almost immediately. His first charting single came in the same year, and he subsequently enjoyed three consecutive top 10 hits in —73, including the highest-charting single of his career, "Eine neue Liebe ist wie ein neues Leben", which peaked at No.
He was a regular on German TV music shows, and in appeared in a cafe für singles herne, Heut hau'n wir auf die Pauke. Although the song only managed to place ninth, it went on to become a top 3 hit and the last top 20 entry of his career.
Unusually inhowever, they organised a five-song final in which Marcus participated with " Chansons pour ceux qui s'aiment " "Songs For Those Who Love Each Other".
He won the selection, so went forward cafe für singles herne the 21st Eurovision Song Contest which was held on 3 April in The Haguewhere "Chansons pour ceux qui s'aiment" fared less well than expected, placing 14th of the 18 entries.
Following a last minor hit inplans and collaborations came to nothing and Marcus largely dropped from sight. His first album for over 20 years Ich glaub an die Welt was released infollowed by a Christmas collection in Another album of new material Für Immercame out in His last album Zeitreif appeared in In AprilMarcus declared the end of his career, citing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as the reason.