|Single by Boys Like Girls|
|from the album Boys Like Girls|
|Released||October 16, 2006|
|Length||3:52 (album version)|
|Label||Columbia, Red Ink|
|Boys Like Girls singles chronology|
"Hero/Heroine" is a single from Boys Like Girls' eponymous debut album. It was originally released as the first single, along with a music video, but it did not chart in its initial run at radio.
However, following the success of "The Great Escape", the band decided to re-release the song and premiered a new video for it on MTV's TRL in November, 2007. The song was certified Gold by the RIAA in late January 2009.
There are two music video versions for the single "Hero/Heroine". In the first video, the band is seen to be performing in a room of some sort, while a robbery at a restaurant is taking place. In the second video, which was released when the single was re-released, Martin is seen walking around Boston with his girlfriend (played by Autumn Holley) and the rest of the band is seen in other scenes. During the end of the video, the band is seen performing in front of fans.
|US Billboard Hot 100||43|
|US Mainstream Top 40 ( Billboard )||22|
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