"'Heroes'" is a song written by David Bowie and Brian Eno in 1977. Produced by Bowie and Tony Visconti, it was released both as a single and as the title track of the album "Heroes". A product of Bowie's fertile "Berlin" period, life in the city was crystallized into a tale of two lovers who come together in the shadow of the "Wall of Shame" (though here "the shame was on the other side"). While not a huge hit in the UK or US at the time, "'Heroes'" has gone on to become one of Bowie's signature songs and is well known today for its appearance in numerous advertisements. It has been cited as Bowie's second most covered song after "Rebel Rebel".
In 2004, Rolling Stone rated "'Heroes'" number 46 in its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
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