M A R U S H A

Biography


Marusha Marusha's real name is Marusha Gleiss. She was born on 18 November 1966 in Nuremberg, made Berlin her home town, and without exaggeration she is the world's most famous female DJ. Over the past few years she has travelled the globe and given millions of fans pleasure with her typical, highly individual "Marusha DJ Set".

1991-1993
Marusha's amazing career began in 1991 in Berlin with her radio programme "Dancehall" which went out each Saturday on the young peopl's station DT 64. When DT 64 had to close, Marusha changed the frequency and the name of her show. The Berlin station "Fritz" carried Marusha's "Rave satellite" once a week on 102.6 Mhz. To top this, the media multi-talent marusha surprised German-speaking television audiences with "Feuerreiter", her TV programme for young people. For 2 1/2 years it was transmitted by ORB and later ARD, and it was very popular indeed.

1994
1994 was Marusha year. "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" became her biggest hit ever.
(It was number three in the Media Control Charts and with sales of over 500 000,
it earned her a platinum award.) Never before had a techno track reached such a
high chart rating.

The following single "It Takes Me Away" was a similar success earning her a gold disc. In the
summer of 1994 Marusha released her debut album "Raveland" which is still one of the most
popular dance albums of all times.

1995
Marusha's success story continued through 1995. She performed innumerable gigs at home
and abroad at almost all trendsetting parties in the techno house scene and was awarded the
"VIVA Comet 95" as "Best Techno Act", the "Echo Award 95" as "Best Female Artist National".

Apart from this, Marusha was nominated "Best Female Artist" at the "MTV Award 95" in front of
the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.

After this Marusha fans had to wait a while for their "Djane" to present them with new tracks.
Marusha took her time and spent a year gathering new experiences from her travels. With even more
self-assurance she boomed back into the charts with "Deep" (Number 12 in the Media Control Charts).

Her album "Wir" and her single "Unique" were launched simultaneously on the market.
"Wir" is Marusha's great hommage to everyone who feels they belongs to the techno house scene.
She sees the unusual album title (We) as an expression of solidarity in the scene to which it is dedicated.

1996
In spring 1996 Marusha released a single entitled "Secret". As a DJ, Marusha is a permanent source of attraction
and ecstacy whether in small clubs or at raves with audiences of 20 000 or more. It is impossible to list all
her gigs here, but some major highlights include Mayday, Rave & Cruise, Air Rave and regular gigs in the USA.

1997
In August 1997 the single "My Best Friend" was released.

1998
On March 2, 1998 Marusha released a single frivolously titled "Free Love".

Marusha’s newest album "No Hide No Run" was released at the end of April 1998.

1999
In November 1999 Marusha released a single entitled "Ultimate Sound".

2000
In June Marusha released a 12" vinyl on the record company called Electric Kingdom entitled "Jet".
It was released under the name Maru.

In July the 12" vinyl "Jumpstart" was released, this time under her usual artist name.

2002
Marusha released a mix-cd on April 29th. It was released on the Proton label.

Marusha released the single a new single "Snow In July" on October 14th.

2003
Marusha released the single "Cha Cha Maharadscha" on April 28th.

2004
Marusha released the album "Offbeat" on April 26th.


The Singles


Title: Rave Channel
Released: June 1992
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Ravechannel (Weekend Mix)
Ravechannel (DT 64 Mix)
Ravechannel (Detroit Mix)
5:19
4:09
4:48


Title: Whatever Turns You
Released: March 1993
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Whatever Turns You On
Liberation
I Don't Need No Speed
5:08
5:15
4:22


Title: Go Ahead
Released: October 1993
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Go Ahead (Straight Ahead Mix)
Go Ahead (Viking Mix)
Go Ahead (Fresh Mix)
5:01
5:17
3:54


Title: Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Released: January 1994
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
The Land We Are Talking About
Stars
5:29
5:25
5:49


Title: Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Remixes)
Released: February 1994
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (RMB Remix)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Hooligan Remix)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Genlog Remix)
6:33
5:24
4:43


Title: It Takes Me Away
Released: May 1994
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
It Takes Me Away
Cardinal Points Of Life
It Takes Me Away (Short Mix)
5:01
5:55
3:09


Title: It Takes Me Away (Remixes)
Released: June 1994
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
It Take Me Away (Core Remix)
It Take Me Away (NRG Remix)
It Take Me Away (Hard Remix)
4:47
5:04
6:08


Title: Trip To Raveland
Released: October 1994
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Trip To Raveland (Wicked Mix)
Upside Down (Pumpin' Mix)
Trip To Raveland (Video Mix)
5:51
5:25
3:21


Title: Trip To Raveland (Remixes)
Released: November 1994
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Trip To Raveland (Frankie Jones Remix)
Trip To Raveland (Paul Elstak Remix)
Trip To Raveland (RMB Remix)
5:22
5:34
5:48


Title: Deep
Released: June 1994
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Deep
Pinguin
Deep (short version)
5:47
5:54
3:19


Title: Deep (Remixes)
Released: July 1994
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Deep (Ravers Nature Mix)
Deep (Hardsequencer Mix)
Deep (Cirillo Mix)
4:57
5:37
5:52


Title: Unique
Released: July 1995
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Unique
Violet
Unique (Short Version)
6:43
6:06
3:50


Title: Unique (Remixes)
Released: November 1995
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Unique (Accelerator Remix)
Unique (Tom Wax Remix)
Unique (Dave Davis & F.Santini Remix)
6:38
5:30
6:06


Title: Secret
Released: March 1996
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Secret (Phat Cut)
Secret (Groove Cut)
Secret (Motion Cut)
5:18
5:52
3:11


Title: Secret (Remixes)
Released: April 1996
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Secret (Sharam Mix)
Secret (Jimmy J + Cru-L-T Mix)
Secret (Sylvie Marks Mix)
5:29
6:11
6:19


Title: Ur Life
Released: 1996
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Ur Life
Check Dis Out
Ur Life (Short Mix)
5:56
5:08
3:41


Title: Unique (12")
Released: 1997
Tracklisting:
Track A1.
Track A2.
Track B1.
Track B2.
Unique
Sunset
Deep
Unique (Dave Davies & F Santini Mix)
n/a
n/a
n/a
6:06


Title: My Best Friend
Released: August 1997
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
My Best Friend (Genuine Mix)
My Best Friend (Ultimate Mix)
My Best Friend (Short Cur)
5:03
5:52
3:44


Title: Free Love
Released: March 2, 1998
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Free Love
Rythmatic
Free Love (Video Mix)
5:56
5:34
3:46


Title: Ultimate Sound
Released: November 9, 1999
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Ultimate sound (Original Mix)
Shark
Ultimate sound (Screen Mix)
6:09
7:00
3:48


Title: Jet [under the name Maru]
Released: June, 2000
Tracklisting:
Track A1.
Track B1.
Jet
Warteschleife
7:13
5:21



Title: Jumpstart
Released: July, 2000
Tracklisting:
Track A1.
Track B1.
Jumpstart (Gathering Mix)
Jumpstart (Morning Glory Mix)
n/a
n/a



Title: Snow In July
Released: October 14, 2002
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Track 4.
Track 5.
Snow In July (Club Version)
Snow In July (Radio Edit)
Snow In July (Dj Emerson Remix)
Snow In July (Drum 'n' Bass Remix)
Snow In July (A Capella Version)
5:36
3:34
6:52
8:45
4:04


Title: Cha Cha Maharadsha
Released: April 28, 2003
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Track 4.
Track 5.
Cha Cha Maharadsha (Original Version)
Cha Cha Maharadsha (Radio Edit)
Cha Cha Maharadsha (DJ S.P.U.D. Remix)
Cha Cha Maharadsha (Jack Flash Remix)
Cha Cha Maharadsha (Drum 'N' Bass Remix)
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

The Albums

Title: Raveland
Released: July 1994
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Track 4.
Track 5.
Track 6.
Track 7.
Track 8.
Track 9.
Track 10.
We Are The Bass
Raveland
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Voltage Pulse
It Takes Me Away
Girl I House You
Go Ahead
Ravechannel
Audio Space
Upside Down
2:00
5:36
5:30
4:28
5:01
4:08
5:01
4:47
4:27
5:16


Title: Wir
Released: November 1995
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Track 4.
Track 5.
Track 6.
Track 7.
Track 8.
Track 9.
Track 10.
Orginal
Lava
Deep
House
Sunset
Secret
Unique
Hopper
Adjust
Vermilion
6:53
7:33
5:47
5:50
5:10
5:35
5:16
5:43
4:45
5:33


Title: No Hide No Run
Released: April 1998
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Track 4.
Track 5.
Track 6.
Track 7.
Track 8.
Track 9.
Track 10.
Track 11.
Track 12.
Track 13.
Electrojack
Ur Life
Bewegungsapparat
First Class Day
Drum Kid
Don't U Come Back
Free Love
No Hide No Run
My Best Friend
Iasmos
Celtic
Side By Side
World
5:42
5:55
5:08
4:06
4:58
5:27
6:00
6:05
5:52
5:40
6:07
4:45
4:59


Title: Marusha Non Stop Mix 2002
Released: April 29, 2002
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Track 4.
Track 5.
Track 6.
Track 7.
Track 8.
Track 9.
Track 10.
Track 11.
Track 12.
Track 13.
Track 14.
Track 15.
Track 16.
Track 17.
Die Telemathiker - Need No Sleep
Brixton - Psyquencies Pt. 1
Gayle San - Chill
Oliver Ho - Evening
Marco Remus - Lecker Dj
Criminal Mindz - Rebaptized By Dub
Marco V - Indicator
Tom Wax - ...And Then It Hit Me
Thomas Krome - Woodcarver's Nightmare
Frank Hunter - Connection (Remix)
Traxster - Believe
Maru - We're Here
Josh Wink - Evil Acid
Ladida - Life Master
R.A.M. - Powerstation
Loco - Ibiza
Clemens Neufeld - Rettung
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a


Title: Offbeat
Released: March 12, 2004
Tracklisting:
Track 1.
Track 2.
Track 3.
Track 4.
Track 5.
Track 6.
Track 7.
Track 8.
Track 9.
Track 10.
Track 11.
Track 12.
Offbeat
We Can Make It
Whisper Of Love
Shining Star
What Made You Wild
Forge Ahead
Feelin' Fine
Disco-Very
Reich Der Mitte
Drachenengel
Erdenlicht
Unconditional Love
4:00
6:40
4:49
5:08
6:22
5:40
5:24
6:03
5:39
5:11
3:54
5:29

I n f o r m a t i o n
© Niklas Adolfsson 1996-2014
Biography © Low-Spirit Records 1996
Discography © Niklas Adolfsson 1996-2014

Thanks to Uffe Hillgren for the Raveland tracklisting.
Thanks to Ola Arnryd for the Wir tracklisting and some CD-covers.
Thanks to MAX for discography information.
Thanks to Nick Gryzin for some CD-covers.
Thanks to Massimiliano Gini for some information.
Thanks to Andrew for some information.
Thanks to Anders Lennartson for some information.
Thanks to Ola for some information.
Thanks to Erwin Langedijk for some CD-covers.
Thanks to Gerard Biggs for some covers and tracklistings.
Thanks to Nibjo for some discography information.
Thanks to Anton Claesson for discography information.
Thanks to DJ O-Bee for some CD-covers.
Thanks to DJ Hooligan for some discography information.
Thanks to Wolfgang Kerner for some information.

Official homepage:
http://www.marusha.de/

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