Compulsory Hero Song Lyrics



album: Track 5 in album ...ish
release date: 1988
popularity : 236 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Pop
styles: Pop Rock/Synth-pop
length: 4:35

Album Information

label: Trafalgar Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 022925596826
script: Latin

Cover Art

1927 ...ish cover art


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Remember the times when we were kids
Playing war games in your yard
Everybody had to be a hero
and get one in the heart
Night would fall and we'd call a truce
And all go home

Years went by we were average guys
playing life by the rule of thumb
Till a man came on the TV
Talking 'bout war like he wanted one
He said "Everybody put your backs to the wall
till your numbers called"

You've gotta go and be a hero


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 To Love Me
  • 2 That's When I Think of You
  • 3 If I Could
  • 4 You'll Never Know
  • 5 Compulsory Hero
  • 6 All the People
  • 7 Nothing in the Universe
  • 8 Propaganda Machine
  • 9 Give the Kid a Break
  • 10 The Mess