Hero    (video)

 

     C ~      C                                                 - Am     Em

1.            Let me go, I don't wanna be your         hero,

                                   F                               C                            G

    I don't wanna be a big man, just wanna fight like everyone else.

 

               C                                                Am                Em

2. Your masquerade, I don't wanna be a part of your parade,

                                          F             C                           G

    everyone deserves a chance to walk with everyone else.

 

                C                                            - Am       Em

3. While holding down a job to keep my       girl around,

                                               F

    and maybe buy me some new strings,

                       C                     G

    and her and I out on the weekends.

 

                            C                                                 Am        Em

4. And we can whisper things, secrets from my American dreams,

                                        F                         C                        G

    baby needs some protection, but I'm a kid like everyone else.

 

          C                                                 - Am   Em

5. So let me go, I don't wanna be your         hero,

                                   F                               C                            G

    I don't wanna be a big man, just wanna fight like everyone else.

 

+  instrumental = verse 5       +   Am - G - F - G

 

          C                                                 - Am   Em

6. So let me go, I don't wanna be your         hero,

                                   F                               C                            G

    I don't wanna be a big man, just wanna fight with everyone else.

 

               C                                                Am                Em

7. Your masquerade, I don't wanna be a part of your parade,

                                          F             C                           G

    everyone deserves a chance to walk with everyone else.

 

+  instrumental = verse 7    +  C - G

 

(orig. = capo 5th)    (Family Of The Year)