Hero Takes A Fall

Album: All Over the Place (1984)
Charted: 96
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  • The hero is exposed when
    His crimes are brought to the light of day
    Won't be feelin' sorry, sorry, sorry
    On the judgement day.

    It wasn't me who said
    There'll be a price to pay
    And I won't feel bad at all
    When the hero takes a fall
    When the hero takes a fall
    (Hero takes a fall) oh no.

    Your mother told you stories
    You substitute with girls who tell you more
    Suddenly you sight a fancy chance
    Since love is at your door.

    We're seeing through you now
    I saw it all before
    And I won't feel bad at all
    When the hero takes a fall
    When the hero takes a fall
    (Hero takes a fall) oh no.

    Oh oh, oh oh, oh oh
    Oh oh, oh oh, oh oh
    Oh oh, oh oh, uh-huh oh.

    Emotion is a virtue
    For you, it is the one fatal flaw
    Sitting on your throne and drinking,
    Thinking she'll return your call.

    Every story's got an ending
    Look out! Here it comes, here it comes
    And I won't feel bad at all
    When the hero takes a fall
    When the hero takes a fall
    (Hero takes a fall) oh woe, woe hoe.

    Oh oh, oh oh, oh oh
    Oh oh, oh oh, oh oh
    Oh oh, oh oh, uh-huh oh. Writer/s: SUSANNA LEE HOFFS, VICKI PETERSON
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 25, 1984, the Bangles performed "Hero Takes A Fall" on the Dick Clark ABC-TV Saurday-afternoon program 'American Bandstand'...
    The song peaked at #96 on the United Kingdom's Singles chart, it did not make Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart...
    Between 1986 and 1989 the Los Angeles quartet had eight records on the Top 100 chart, four made the Top 10 with two reaching #1, "Walk Like An Egyptian" for 4 weeks on December 14th, 1986 and "Eternal Flame" for 1 week on March 26th, 1989...
    Their other two Top 10 records both peaked at #2*, "Manic Monday" for 1 week in April of 1986 and "Hazy Shade of Winter" for 1 week in February of 1988...
    * The week that "Manic Monday was at #2, the #1 record for that week was "Kiss" by Prince and the Revolution; and the week that "Hazy Shade of Winter" was at #2, the record in the top spot for that week was "Could've Been" by Tiffany.
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