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Alec Benjamin: Death of a Hero Meaning

Song Released: 2017

Death of a Hero Lyrics

I was in Pitsburg
When I saw Superman in the backroom
He was doing lines of something in the bathroom
I barely recognized him at all

I saw him doing
Things you shouldn't do with all that power
I wish someone would've thrown him in the...


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    Aug 3rd, 8:08pm report

    It's about someone he really looked up to letting him down. Someone he considered a hero until he saw him doing some bad things and realized that he wasn't as amazing as he thought. He saw through all the magic and the image of him as a hero died.


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    Apr 29th, 4:32pm report

    I believe it means he saw backstage to a Superman movie when he was young and figured out that he's not real and the verse "That night I saw through all the magic" meant he knew that it wasn't real and the person that played Superman was just acting and wasn't actually like that.

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