Manuel Suss is back at The Voice of Germany this evening.
“I’ve been making music since I was a child, but actually only for myself. Registering for the show was a pretty brave step for me,” says Manuel.
“I had a bad otitis media earlier this year – for several months. I felt so miserable that I just needed a positive boost.”
The show was Manuel’s “cure”. “It turned my life upside down, gave me an incredible amount of energy and a boost. It mobilized many friends to get in touch with me again,” says Manuel gratefully.
“For me, the focus is not on profit. I want to expand my musical reach, establish networks. And above all: I want to develop myself further.”
“You have always supported me, as has Helmar Federowski.” The brother of the late pop star Ina-Maria Federowski led the elementary school choir in which Manuel sang. “Later I also took individual lessons with Helmar. We became friends, tried a lot musically. Piano, guitar, drums. I recorded songs with Helmar in the studio that I wrote myself,” says Manuel.
But he never published it – and now Manuel is in the TV spotlight …