Marcus Collins (born ) is an English singer who finished as the runner-up of the eighth series of The X Factor in 2011. Whilst on The X Factor, he was mentored by Take That frontman Gary Barlow, who has continued to work with Collins since.
His debut album, the self-titled Marcus Collins which featured production by the London-based Metrophonic team of Whitney Houston and Cher fame, became his first top 10 UK album which has his single "Mercy".
We want to experiment and really find ourselves, because we still feel that we need to find our identity, so this is going to be good for us.
In February 2012 they uploaded their second full song "Stand Up" On 13 April 2012, it was announced that Rebecca had left the group to pursue a solo career leaving original members, Esther and Sophia, with an undetermined future.
The song received a mixed reception, with fans of The White Stripes comparing the song in unfavourable light to the original.A week later, the group performed at G-A-Y, along with Diana Vickers.On the future as a band, Geneva said "'We want to keep ourselves busy, we don’t want to fade. We are definitely staying together and are going to move in together at some point, we’re looking already.was released as the second single from the album, making it Collins' first self penned single.The music video for "Mercy" was released on 24 April 2012, with the single released on 3 June 2012.