Heroes and Villains Lyrics

The Beach Boys


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Brian Douglas Wilson, Van Dyke Parks
album: Track 1 in album Smiley Smile
release date: 1967-9-5
popularity : 32 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Experimental/Leftfield/Lo-Fi/Psychedelic/Vocal
length: 3:38
lead vocals: Brian Wilson
composer: Brian Wilson
lyricist: Van Dyke Parks

Album Information

label: Capitol Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Beach Boys Smiley Smile cover art


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I've been in this town so long that back in the city
I've been taken for lost and gone
And unknown for a long long time

Fell in love years ago
With an innocent girl
From the Spanish and Indian home
Home of the heroes and villains

Once at night Catillian squared the fight
And she was right in the rain of the bullets that eventually
Brought her down
But she's still dancing in the night
Unafraid of what a dude'll do in a town full of heroes and


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Heroes and Villains
  • 2 Vegetables
  • 3 Fall Breaks and Back to Winter (Woody Woodpecker Symphony)
  • 4 She's Goin' Bald
  • 5 Little Pad
  • 6 Good Vibrations
  • 7 With Me Tonight
  • 8 Wind Chimes
  • 9 Gettin' Hungry
  • 10 Wonderful
  • 11 Whistle In