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Nobody's Hero

"Nobody's Hero"
Counterparts
Released 1994
Recorded 1993
Genre Progressive rock
Length 4:54
Label Anthem Records (Canada)
Atlantic Records
Writer(s) Neil Peart (lyrics)
Producer Peter Collins, Rush
Rush singles chronology

"Cold Fire"
(1994)
"Nobody's Hero"
(1994)
"Animate"
(1994)

"Nobody's Hero" is a song by Canadian prog-rock band Rush, released as the third single from their 1993 album Counterparts.[1] The first stanza deals with the AIDS-related death of a homosexual man named Ellis, a friend of Neil Peart when Peart lived in London. After the chorus, the second stanza speaks of a girl who was murdered in Peart's hometown, Port Dalhousie. The girl is rumoured to have been Kristen French, one of Paul Bernardo's victims.

Track listing

No. TitleLyricsMusic Length
1. "Nobody's Hero"  Neil PeartGeddy Lee, Alex Lifeson 4:54

Personnel

See also

  • List of Rush songs

References

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