Heroes —The Top 20 Heroic Song Anthems

  • do they provide a deeper meaning & interpretation about heroes & heroism? (all pass this test)
  • do they tease out different facets of hero-dom? (we think we’ve done a good job here but we could add hundreds more to the list)
  • are they genuine good songs with great lyrics? (most pass this test)

#1 Heroes by David Bowie

#2 We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome) by Tina Turner

#3 My Hero by Foo Fighters

#4 Superman (It’s Not even Easy) by Five for Fighting

#5 Holding Out For a Hero by Bonnie Tyler

#6 No More Heroes by The Stranglers

#7 Hero by Mariah Carey

#8 Believe It or Not (The Greatest American Hero) by Joey Scarbury & Mike Post

#9 Not All Heroes Wear Capes — Owl City

#10 Hero — Enrique Inglesias

#11 Kill your Heroes by Awolnation

#12 Superman’s Song by Crash Test Dummies

#13 Everyday Superhero by Smash Mouth

#14 Superheroes by The Script

#15 Heroes (we could be) by Alesso

#16 Gonna Fly Now (Rocky song) by Bill Conti

#17 Nobody’s Hero by Rush

#18 Something Just Like This — The Chainsmokers featuring Coldplay

#19 Hero by David Crosby & Phil Collins

#20 My Heroes Have All Been Cowboys by Willie Nelson

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