Ingo's Ayla project was founded in 1995. When the debut single ‘Ayla’ was released it became an instant hit in his native country. It's worldwide success a few years later was due in part to the euphoric Taucher
remix by compatriots, producers Ralph Armand Beck
and Torsten Stenzel
. It remains Kunzi's biggest chart success to date. The track was used in a McDonald's commercial, and appeared on the soundtrack of the British comedy film Kevin & Perry Go Large.
In 2002 Kunzi put his Ayla project on hiatus. It was not until nine years later, in 2011, that he returned with the long-awaited second Ayla album, Unreleased Secrets