"Three Minute Hero" as written by and Neol Davies....
They asked you if you're alright
You say yes
But all the time you know
It's a mess
It's 5 PM and you're on your way home
Just another day with that endless grey drone

Three minute hero
I wanna be, a three minute hero
I wanna be, a three minute hero
I wanna be, a three minute hero

Drag yourself along the road
Sit on the bus
Switch on your transistor
Causes a fuss
It's 11 PM and you're on your way home
Just another night with that endless grey drone

Three minute hero
I wanna be, a three minute hero
I wanna be, a three minute hero
I wanna be, a three minute hero

I wanna be, I wanna be, I wanna be
A three minute hero

Three minute hero
I wanna be, a three minute hero
I wanna be, a three minute hero
I wanna be, a three minute hero

It's too early in the morning
Stupid job
Don't wanna eat, can't think straight
Same as yesterday
It's 7 AM and you're leaving home
Just another day with that endless grey drone

A three minute hero, I wanna be
A three minute hero, I wanna be
A three minute hero, I wanna be

A three minute hero, I wanna be
A three minute hero, I wanna be
A three minute hero, I wanna be

A three minute hero, I gotta be
A three minute hero, I wanna be
A three minute hero, I gotta be

A three minute hero, I wanna be
A three minute hero, I gotta be


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"Three Minute Hero" as written by Neol Davies

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    General CommentI always took it to mean basically being able to reach people through music. Not necessarily in a really deep way, just being able to make people feel good for, well, 3 minutes while they listen to a good song in the middle of a not-so-good day.
    LadyMactanson January 30, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is a great song. too bad no one else sems to have heard of this fuckin great band.
    brettonknighton August 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI heard of them! I bought a cassette of their album "Too Much Pressure" in 1980, while I was passing through Germany. I enjoyed it immensely. I never quite understood what the 3 minute hero business was, although I had a mistaken idea from what I thought the words were near the end - "It's too early in the morning, (you) stupid JOCK!" hahaha. That could have solved it for me. Any other ideas?
    CapnTripson August 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI heard of them! I bought a cassette of their album "Too Much Pressure" in 1980, while I was passing through Germany. I enjoyed it immensely. I never quite understood what the 3 minute hero business was, although I had a mistaken idea from what I thought the words were near the end - "It's too early in the morning, (you) stupid JOCK!" hahaha. That could have solved it for me. Any other ideas?
    CapnTripson September 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love that LadyMactans!
    Zazenpanon February 14, 2009   Link

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