Hero Chords by Enrique Iglesias – w/Strumming Pattern

Last updated on January 3rd, 2023 at 07:30 pm

This song is perfect for beginner guitar players because it only uses 4 simple chords: G, E minor, C, and D. Not only is the chord progression easy to play, but the catchy melody is also fun to sing along to.

That said, below you will find its chords, strumming pattern, lyrics, and everything you need to know to learn this song from start to end.



Hero Chords

As you can see the chords for “hero” are G Major, E Minor, C Major, and D Major. As you can see the chord progression is straightforward and easy to play.

Hero Strumming Pattern

Once you’ve mastered the chord progression, you can work on adding in the strumming pattern. The strumming pattern goes as DDD-DU and is super common and easy to play once you get the hang of it.

Don’t worry if it feels a little tricky at first – with a little practice, it will start to feel more natural. Refer to the video mentioned above for a visual representation of this pattern. It starts exactly at the start of the video.


Hero Lyrics with Chords

[Verse – 1]
Would you [G]dance, if I asked you to [Em]dance?
Would you [C]run, and never look [D]back?
Would you [G]cry, if you saw me [Em]crying?
Would you [C]save my [D]soul [G]tonight?

[Verse – 2]
Would you [G]tremble, if I touched your [Em]lips?
Would you [C]laugh, oh please tell me [D]this
Now would you [G]die, for the one you [Em]love
Hold me [C]in your [D]arms [G]tonight.

[Chorus]
[G]
I can [D]be your hero, [C]baby
[G]I can [D]kiss away the [C]pain
[G]I will [D]stand by you [C]forever
[G]You can [D]take my [C]breath away.

[Verse – 3]
Would you [G]swear,
That you’ll always be [Em]mine?
Would you [C]lie,
Would you run and [D]hide?
Am I in too [G]deep?
Have I lost my [Em]mind?
I don’t [C]care, you’re [D]here [G]tonight.

[Chorus]
[G]
I can [D]be your hero, [C]baby
[G]I can [D]kiss away the [C]pain
[G]I will [D]stand by you [C]forever
[G]You can [D]take my [C]breath away.

[Verse – 4]
Oh, [Em]I just want to hold you
[C]I just want to hold you
[D]Oh yeah,
Am I in too [G]deep?
Have I lost my [Em]mind?
Well I don’t [C]care, you’re [D]here [G]tonight.

[Chorus]
[G]
I can [D]be your hero, [C]baby
[G]I can [D]kiss away the [C]pain
[G]I will [D]stand by you [C]forever
[G]You can [D]take my [C]breath away.

[Outro]
[G]
I can [D]be your hero, [C]baby
[G]I can [D]kiss away the [C]pain
[G]I will [D]stand by you [C]forever
[G]You can [D]take my [C]breath away
[G]You can [D]take my [C]breath away
[G]I can [D]be your [C]hero.