|Eurovision Song Contest 1978 entry|
|◄ "Telegram (song)" (1977)|
|"Dschinghis Khan (song)" (1979) ►|
"Feuer" (English translation: "Fire") was the German entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1978, performed in German by Ireen Sheer. This was Sheer's second Eurovision entry, in 1974 she had represented Luxembourg with "Bye Bye I Love You", then singing in French.
The song is an up-tempo number about the power of love and how it burns ours hearts like fire. Sheer also recorded "Feuer" in English, as "Fire".
The song was performed thirteenth on the night, following Turkey's Nilüfer and Nazar with "Sevince" and preceding Monaco's Caline & Olivier Toussaint with Les jardins de Monaco". At the close of voting, it had received 84 points, placing 6th in a field of 20.
It was succeeded as the German representative at the 1979 contest by Dschinghis Khan with "Dschinghis Khan". Ireen Sheer returned to the Contest in 1985, then representing Luxembuorg again and as part of the group Margo, Franck Olivier, Diane Solomon, Ireen Sheer, Chris & Malcolm Roberts with "Children, Kinder, Enfants".