"Hero" as written by Al Pitrelli, Brian Bromberg and Rob Mullins/ Joel Taylor....
I am so high, I can hear heaven
I am so high, I can hear heaven
Whoa, but heaven, no, heaven don't hear me

And they say
That a hero could save us
I'm not gonna stand here and wait
I'll hold onto the wings of the eagles
Watch as we all fly away

Someone told me
Love would all save us
But, how can that be
Look what love gave us

A world full of killing
And blood spilling
That world never came

And they say
That a hero could save us
I'm not gonna stand here and wait
I'll hold onto the wings of the eagles
Watch as we all fly away

Now that the world isn't ending
It's love that I'm sending to you
It isn't the love of a hero
And that's why I fear it won't do

And they say
That a hero could save us
I'm not gonna stand here and wait
I'll hold onto the wings of the eagles
Watch as we all fly away

And they're watching us
They're watching us
As we all fly away

And they're watching us
They're watching us
As we all fly away

And they're watching us
They're watching us
As we all fly away


Lyrics submitted by Kaulfield, edited by roax206

"Hero [From Spider-Man]" as written by Chad Kroeger

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    General CommentI always felt it would be more appropriate for the lyrics to be, "Now that the world is ending, its love that I'm sending to you. It's the love of a hero, and that's why I fear it wont do."

    I think that would have captured what is is to really be a hero. They put their loved ones at a distance to keep them safe from their secret lives and in the end it seems like they're avoiding everyone when in reality they've given up everything for their love. So even a hero's love isn't enough for them to be happy.

    Even with all this chaos in their lives they can't stand by and just be the person their loved one's wish they had, because they would always be in danger if someone wasn't out there stopping all the violence that eventually ends up on your doorstep.

    Or that's just how I see it. The other way just sounds iffy.
    ChubbyHuggson October 17, 2011   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationI think that the song means that if you wait your whole life waiting for someone to save you your going be waiting for awhile. i also think that the song means that you have to be your hero and save your self.you have to soar above all the blood-shed and pain and find a place where you can be your own hero.
    but that's just me
    eshiaon April 01, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Hero"

    I am so high. I can hear heaven.
    I am so high. I can hear heaven.
    No heaven, no heaven dont hear me.

    And they say that a hero can save us.
    Im not gonna stand here and wait.
    I'll hold onto the wings of the eagles.
    Watch as they all fly away.

    Someone told me love will all save us.
    But how can that be, look what love gave us.
    A world full of killing, and blood-spilling
    That world never came.

    And they say that a hero can save us.
    Im not gonna stand here and wait.
    I'll hold onto the wings of the eagles.
    Watch as they all fly away.

    Now that the world isnt ending, its love that Im sending to you.
    It isnt the love of a hero, and thats why I fear it wont do.

    And they say that a hero can save us.
    Im not gonna stand here and wait.
    I'll hold onto the wings of the eagles.
    Watch as they all fly away.

    And they're watching us
    (Watching Us)
    As they all fly away.


    those are the correct lyrics to this song..not those dumb 1's by him lmao
    WriGGaLoon May 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSPIDER MAN RULES!! how can you not want to see it? oh welll to eachits own, right? i think this song mean that this guyhas got himself so far in love and life that he doesnt need anyone to show him the way to do things. or that hes in trouble with something, and other people would look for help in other people or things.....OR that the world has this whole fake, mythological way of believing things, and that he sees the truth
    tills315on May 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt is about a man that lives in a world that is filled with violence and killing. Everyone says that love will save us. It's not happening though. He is told that a hero will save us. He's not going to wait...he'll be that hero..
    He becomes the hero...the world is safe....he is sending true love out to her. It isn't the same love that everyone has always known...so will it be good enough?

    Or it could just be for the movie and he's a loser gone superhero so he's no longer gonna be a spectator, he's gonna go fight bad guys and save the day. He saves the day and she has fallen in love with "spider man"...not him...he loves her but doesnt think that she will love him for him and not spidey.
    Crescenton May 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe movie wasnt that great in my opinion. It was alright.. the end wasnt all too beliavable, i thought.

    As for the song,
    "Someone told me love will all save us.
    But how can that be, look what love gave us.
    A world full of killing, and blood-spilling
    That world never came."
    Think those are the good lines... the others are okay. Like the singer's voice though.
    anna118kon May 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song, I seriously think it's incredible. It's very soothing to listen to. The best part about this song are the lyrics. They're just...incredibly written. Also, umm Michelle, I just wanted to tell you to shut-up. Because like, he only said he's not interested in watching it, who the f*ck are you to say so otherwise? Also, umm WrigGalo, like I don't see the difference.
    Me and my friend think this songs telling us that we cannot just depend on a hero to save us, we have to do something about all these problems. We don't have Spiderman, or anyone else to help us. (Too bad *g*)
    -Bloogina
    Blooginaon May 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti have no idea what the people actually meant when they wrote this, but i'll tell you what it means to me.

    there's this guy who is thinking about commiting suicide and he's talking about how heaven can't hear him and how people say that they'll be saved by love or by some unnamed hero but it's not happening and he's tired of wating for some resolution that won't come and in the end he's talking to someone he loves and sends them his love even tho he doesn't think it will help them. and that was one long run on sentence but too bad.and i don't see the diff with the lyrics either, so if someone could point it out...
    risse_des_feuerson May 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti have no idea what the people actually meant when they wrote this, but i'll tell you what it means to me.

    there's this guy who is thinking about commiting suicide and he's talking about how heaven can't hear him and how people say that they'll be saved by love or by some unnamed hero but it's not happening and he's tired of wating for some resolution that won't come and in the end he's talking to someone he loves and sends them his love even tho he doesn't think it will help them. and that was one long run on sentence but too bad.and i don't see the diff with the lyrics either, so if someone could point it out...
    risse_des_feuerson May 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentumm...person that posted the "correct lyrics" there are only like 5 messed up words...so what are u talkin about messed up? LoL! newayz...this is an alright song...for preppies newayz. i personnally dont like it!!!
    PepsiCanon May 17, 2002   Link

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