Save Me (Remy Zero song)

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"Save Me"
Single by Remy Zero
from the album The Golden Hum
Released 2001
Format CD single
Genre Alternative rock
Length 4:01
Label Geffen Records
Remy Zero singles chronology
"Gramarye"
(1999)
"Save Me"
(2001)
"Perfect Memory (I'll Remember You)"
(2001)
Alternative Cover
Re-release cover

"Save Me" is a song by American alternative rock band Remy Zero. Taken from their album The Golden Hum, it reached #27 on the United States Billboard Modern Rock Charts, and acts as the theme song for the Superman-based television series Smallville.

The song was featured as the opening song on the Smallville compilation CD: Smallville: The Talon Mix (2003). The Season 1 finale, titled "Tempest", features Remy Zero appearing at a high school dance and performing "Save Me"[1] and "Perfect Memory (I'll Remember You)".

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Save Me", directed by Phil Harder, was filmed in Minneapolis, Minnesota and features clips of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota State Fairgrounds and of the bridges along the Mississippi River, including the I-35W Mississippi River bridge which collapsed in August 2007. In the music video, Cinjun Tate is different from everyone else. Everyone around him walks in reverse as well as the cars. The band performs inside a giant room with background projections of unrelated images. In one case, there is a lizard.

Track listing[edit]

Smallville Single[edit]

  1. "Save Me" – 4:01

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
US Billboard Adult Top 40 33
US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 27
France Singles Top 100 16
UK Singles Chart 55

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Besant, Janna: "A Super Soundtrack from 'Smallville'" The Buffalo News, April 30, 2003.
  2. ^ CNET Networks Entertainment: "Smallville: Tempest (1)", TV.com, May 21, 2002.
  3. UK Chart Stats
  4. France Charts

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