Hear My Plea

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Albania "Hear My Plea"
Ndoci 2007 Eurovision.jpg
Eurovision Song Contest 2007 entry
Adrian Hila
Pandi Laço
Finals performance
Semi-final result
Semi-final points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Zjarr e ftohtë" (2006)   
"Zemrën e lamë peng" (2008) ►

"Hear My Plea" was the Albanian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007, performed in English and Albanian by Frederik Ndoci.

The song is a dramatic ballad, with Ndoci pleading with an unnamed power to bring his love back to him. He uses increasingly dramatic imagery to underscore his feelings.

Since Albania failed to qualify for the final of the 2006 contest it was forced to sing in the semi-final of the 2007 contest. here it performed 11th, following the Netherlands' Edsilia Rombley with "On Top of the World" and preceding Denmark's DQ with "Drama Queen". At the close of voting, the song had received 49 points, placing 17th in a field of 28, failing to qualify for the final.

An Albanian-only version of the song was recorded, entitled "Balada e gurit" (The stone ballad).

The song was succeeded as Albanian representative at the 2008 contest by Olta Boka with "Zemrën e lamë peng".