I Admit

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Romania "I Admit"
Eurovision Song Contest 2004 entry
Country Romania
Artist(s) Sanda Ladoşi
As Sanda
Language English
Composer(s) George Popa
Lyricist(s) Irina Gligor
Finals performance
Final result 18th
Final points 18
Appearance chronology
◄ "Don't Break My Heart" (2003)   
"Let Me Try" (2005) ►

I Admit was the Romanian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004, performed in English by Sanda.

The song is an up-tempo number, with Sanda confessing her feelings to her lover. She sings "I admit I fell for you so badly" and makes other similar admissions, while also telling him how good it feels to be in love.

For the performance, Sanda wore a revealing black outfit, which prompted Australian commentator Des Mangan to describe her choice of costume as "going with the 'less clothes, more hair' approach". Mention was also made of her background as a teacher, with Mangan suggesting that he would not mind being taught by her. The references, in fact, were false - as Sanda is a qualified teacher but gave up that career shortly after qualifying.

As Romania had ended the 2003 Contest in the top 10, the song was pre-qualified for the final. Here, it was performed twenty-third (following Turkey's Athena with For Real and preceding Sweden's Lena Philipsson with It Hurts). At the close of voting, it had received 18 points, placing 18th in a field of 24 and relegating Romania to the semi-final at its next Contest appearance.

It was succeeded as Romanian representative at the 2005 Contest by Luminiţa Anghel & Sistem with Let Me Try.