Born in Jamaica and raised and educated in England, Marcia Barrett first found fame as a soloist in Germany in the early 70’s. For five years she toured around Europe performing her repertoire which included "Belfast", a song that was specially written for her and later a Boney M. hit. In 1971 Drafi Deutscher and Joe Menke produced Marcia's first single "Could Be Love". Though without the support of a record company Marcia's recording career led nowhere. So when the chance came to be part of a promising project she decided to give it a go. In 1976 she joined the now legendary Boney M.