The Germany national final to select their entry, Countdown Grand Prix 1998, was held on 26 February at the Stadthalle Bremen, and was hosted by Axel Bulthaupt and Nena. The final decision was decided on televoting only, the top 3 were announced, but the other placings are known unofficially.
Horn was the ninth performer on the night of the Contest, following Israel and preceding Malta. At the Contest, he performed together with his band Die Orthopädischen Strümpfe. At the close of the voting the song had received 86 points, placing 7th in a field of 25 competing countries.