|Single by Boys Like Girls|
|from the album Boys Like Girls|
|Released||2006 (original release)
October 16, 2007 (re-release)
|Genre||Alternative rock, pop rock, pop punk|
|Length||3:52 (Album Version)|
|Boys Like Girls singles chronology|
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 R.I.A.A. 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|
In popular culture
The song was featured in the Nickelodeon TV movie, Spectacular!, and also in the reality show A Double Shot at Love. It is also briefly visible playing on a TV screen in the 2009 movie The Taking of Pelham 123.