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Hero of the day
This is the first release of "Hero of the day" as a single. It was later also released as a live single with the symphony. This was the first time we heard all the Motorhead covers. A few collectors items here.

Released by Vertigo on the 9th of September, by Sony on the 19th, while Northern America had to wait until the 22nd of October to get their hands on the single


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    Hero of the day : CD
     Format  Country  Label  Year  Catalog#  Short description  More info
    CD  Australia  Vertigo  1996  578 575-2 Card cover, includes stickerMore info
    CD  Australia  Mercury/Vertigo  1996  578-577-2 CD twoMore info
    CD  Australia  Vertigo  1996  578 575-2 Card cover, no stickerMore info
    CD  Canada  Elektra  1996  64248 Album sized caseMore info
    CD  England  Vertigo  1996  MERCY 13 Red package with CD and poster.More info
    CD  England  Vertigo  1996  METCX 13 Part two of a two CD setMore info
    CD  England  Vertigo  1996  METCD 13 Part one of a two CD set.More info
    CD  England  Vertigo  1996  METCX 13 No picture under CD trayMore info
    CD  Germany  Vertigo  1996  578 577-2 Part two of a two CD setMore info
    CD  Germany  Vertigo  1996  578 575-2 Part one of a two CD set.More info
    CD  Germany  Vertigo  1996  578 574-2 Card coverMore info
    CD  Japan  Sony  1996  SRCS 8135 OBI strip and lyrics. 6 tracksMore info
    CD  Korea  Polygram/Vertigo  1996  DP-1841 Part twoMore info
    CD  Korea  Polygram/Vertigo  1996  DP-1842 Part oneMore info
    CD  USA  Elektra  1996  6-4248-2 Slipcase coverMore info



    Hero of the day : CD-promo
     Format  Country  Label  Year  Catalog#  Short description  More info
    CD-promo  England  Vertigo  1996  METCJ 13 Radio CD in promo coverMore info
    CD-promo  USA  Elektra  1996  PRCD 9605-2 1 track promo in jewel caseMore info



    Hero of the day : 12Inch vinyl
     Format  Country  Label  Year  Catalog#  Short description  More info
    12Inch_vinyl  England  Vertigo  1996  UK METAL 13 Limited edition with gray coverMore info



    Hero of the day : 7Inch vinyl-promo
     Format  Country  Label  Year  Catalog#  Short description  More info
    7Inch_vinyl-promo  Europe  Vertigo  1996  METJB-13 Jukebox disc with silver labels in white sleeveMore info