Hero of the Day
Metallica Lyrics


Mama, they try and break me.
The window burns to light the way back home
A light that warms no matter where they've gone.

They're off to find the hero of the day
But what if they should fall by someone's wicked way?
Still the window burns, time so slowly turns
Someone there is sighing
Keepers of the flames
Do you feel your names?
Can't you hear your babies crying?

Mama they try and break me
Still they try and break me
'Scuse me while I tend to how I feel
These things return to me that still seem real
Now deservingly this easy chair
But the rocking stops by wheels of despair

Don't want your aid
But the fist I've made for years won't hold or feel
No I'm not all me
So please excuse me while I tend to how I fell

But now the dreams and waking screams that ever last through the night
So build the wall behind it crawl and hide until it's light
Can't you hear your babies crying now? (I can't hear you)

Still the window burns
Time so slowly turns
And someone there is sighing
Keepers of the flames, can't you feel your names?
Can't you hear your babies crying?

But now the dreams and waking screams that
Ever last the night
So build a wall behind it crawl
And hide until it's light
Can't you hear your babies crying now?

Mama they try and break me
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try
Mama they try
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try
Mama they try

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: JAMES ALAN HETFIELD, KIRK L. HAMMETT, LARS ULRICH

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Jonathan Perez

Mama, they try and break me.
The window burns to light the way back home
A light that warms no matter where they've gone.
They're off to find the hero of the day
But what if they should fall by someone's wicked way?
Still the window burns, time so slowly turns
Someone there is sighing
Keepers of the flames
Do you feel your names?
Do you hear your babies crying?
Mama they try and break me
Still they try and break me
'Scuse me while I tend to how I feel
These things return to me that still seem real
Now deservingly this easy chair
But the rocking stops by wheels of despair
Don't want your aid
But the fist I've made for years won't hold or feel
No I'm not all me
So please excuse me while I tend to how I fell
But now the dreams and waking screams that ever last through the night (echoed between James and Jason)

So build the wall behind it crawl and hide until it's light
Can you hear your babies crying now?
Still the window burns
Time so slowly turns
And someone there is sighing
Keepers of the flames, can't you feel your names?
Can't you hear your babies crying?
But now the dreams and waking screams that
Ever last the night
So build a wall behind it crawl
And hide until it's light
So can't you hear your babies crying now?
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try mama they try
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try and break me
Mama they try Mama they try



All comments from YouTube:

AdultHumanFemale

Why do hardcore Metallica fans find this song mediocre/insignificant/not worth mentioning? Every time I tell them this is my favourite Metallica song, I just get a shake of the head in return. I don't understand it! Why do people fail to see the greatness of this song? 20 years since its release it still gives me goose bumps when listening to it.

NateTheGreat

appreciate whatever you want. don’t let others tell you what you can and can’t like

Charlie Corre

Maybe because it's sort of a happy song in Major Chords. lol

Coach_Edgar Cruz

one of my favourite songs! its very well developed.

Hiesenberg Walt

It’s commercial .. sounds more like pop.. top 40 than metal ..

Kyro Flix

26 years today it was released !

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Michael Cordero

The older I get, the more I appreciate Load and Reload.

Vitoc

I was late getting to Metallica circa 1997 or so. Those two albums defined my commute to and from college in my hoopdee econobox w/ a badass stereo. I love their metal but those ballads... unf. So good!

Jon Gough

love load not reload

Jon Maddox

Thought is was SHIT in my younger days.... Love it now more than ever.

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