"Hero/Heroine" as written by and Martin Johnson....
It's too late baby, there's no turning around
I've got my hands in my pocket and my head in a cloud
This is how I do
When I think about you
I never thought that you could break me apart
I keep a sinister smile and a hole of my heart
You want to get inside
Then you can to get in line
But not this time

'Cause you caught me off guard
Now I'm running and screaming

I feel like a hero
And you're my heroine

I won't try to philosophize
I'll just take a deep breath and I'll look in your eyes
This is how I feel
And its so so real
I got a closet filled up to the brim
With the ghosts of my past and the skeletons
And I don't know why
You'd even try
But I won't lie

You caught me off guard
Now I'm running and screaming

I feel like a hero
And you're my heroine
Do you know that your love is the sweetest sin?

And I feel a weakness coming on
Never felt so good to be so wrong
Had my heart on lock down
And then you turned me around
I'm feeling like a new born child
Every time I get a chance to see you smile
It's not complicated
I was so jaded

And you caught me off guard
Now I'm running and screaming

I feel like a hero
And you're my heroine
Do you know that your love is the sweetest sin?

(I feel like a hero
And you're my heroine)
And I feel a weakness coming on
Never felt so good to be so wrong
Had my heart on lock down
And then you turned me around
(Do you know that your love is the sweetest sin?)
I'm feeling like a new born child
Every time I get a chance to see you smile
It's not complicated
I was so jaded

(I feel like a hero and you are my heroine)
And I feel a weakness coming on
Never felt so good to be so wrong
Had my heart on lock down
And then you turned me around
(Do you know that your love is the sweetest sin?)
I'm feeling like a new born child
Every time I get a chance to see you smile
It's not complicated
I was so jaded


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"Hero/Heroine" as written by Martin Johnson

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  • +4
    General Commenti can really relate to this song., too me its prety much about a guy who has a history of not letting people in. when a girl falls in love with him he just pushes them away because he promised himself that he would never fall for someone and just end up being hurt. but then a girl came along. and shes trying soo hard to be with him. and the guy doesnt understand why she wants to be with him. but he begins to fall for her.. and he doesnt know why. in the end he breaks his promise with himself (do you know your love is the sweetest sin) and lets the girl in. he realizes that his look on love was wrong and it feels soo good to be with her rather then not letting her in.
    flowerchild04on December 28, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General Commentok first of all a thousand thank yous ive been looking for these lyrics anywhere and everywhere lol... i disagree though i think its more like he HAD his heart brokena nd he never wanted to fall in love again... and he thought that everything about love was wrong, and then this girl just caught him off guard and he fell for her... and hes in love with her so much and shes turned his life around and changed everything for him...

    also i was wondering the heroine thing... it doesnt say anything but before i saw the lyrics i was wondering if maybe the heroine was also heroin like she was his drug... that brought him up everytime... idk anyways
    banatogurlon June 07, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentgreat song.
    great band.
    proud to have been in love for nine months and counting
    tinfoiltouchhon July 24, 2006   Link
  • +1
    Song Meaningi always thought (and still do) that it was "i keep a sinister smile and a hole in my heart.." not hold of my heart... makes more sense to me... because i feel like the song is about a guy who had a girl and now he lost her suddenly ("you caught me off guard") now hes going crazy and would do anything for her and just wants to go to her. (now im running and screaming) and he feels amazing when hes with her and things were great. (i feel like a hero, and youre my heroine) he was so sick of just going into relationships and them not being great, but when he was with her things were amazing (i was so jaded). and her love is the sweetest sin because it feels so right that he felt like there was something sinful. but really he just loved her entirely. theres no chance letting her get away, he already knows how incredible she is and theres no way he'll ever let her go (its too late baby theres no turning around). hes not going to try to explain everything with a long thought out answer on why she should take him back (i wont try to philosophize) hes just going to give it to her straight (ill take a deep breath and ill look in your eyes) he has had a long past of bad girlfriends and secrets (closet filled up to the brim... skeletons) and hes happy that she doesnt judge him for any of it.(dont know why you'd even try)... sorry i kinda jumped aroound the song a little, but thats how i read it, but thats also exactly whats going on in my life so thats what i want the song to be about. thanks :)
    toxxic171on July 18, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI wasn't quite sure what the first line of the 2nd verse was so if anyone has ideas....
    This song is great though and Boys Like Girls look to be going places. I feel like it's about a guy who had his heart broken by a girl who he knew was wrong for him but he didn't care and let her in.
    fedorov1fanon June 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSecond verse is "I won't try to philosophize, I'll just take a deep breath and I'll look in your eyes" Haha. I think Snarf posted the lyrics. Man up Snarf
    Drumenjohnon June 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is how I feel
    And its so so real

    i think its surreal. not so so real.

    but this is a greeat song.
    nicoleheathcoteon July 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow-
    I love this song. I saw them live.
    They're so amazing.
    I actually keep in touch the John. One of the bandmembers.

    Um..It's about a boy who had his heart on his sleeve, took a chance with a girl, got hurt badly and now it's hard for him to trust. I guess? I'm really not sure.

    I love BLG. They will be big =]
    BlackandWhiteDreamson July 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think its 'Had my heart on lockdown'
    kasandraon July 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti absolutely love this song!! i think the best part is at the second chorus where it switches from a silently "i feel like a hero" to the more rocked "and you are my heroin". best part. ever!
    ingriiidon September 03, 2006   Link

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