Save Me (Remy Zero song)
|Single by Remy Zero|
|from the album The Golden Hum|
|Released||September 11, 2001|
Shelby Tate (Remy Zero)
|Producer(s)||Jack Joseph Puig|
|Remy Zero singles chronology|
"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 acted as the theme song for the Superman-based television series Smallville. In a callback to Smallville, the song was later used on The Flash episode Elseworlds, Part 1, which featured part of the original Smallville set.
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" and "Perfect Memory (I'll Remember You)".
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 and cars drive backwards. The band performs inside a giant room with background projections of unrelated images (a lizard for example). In the end, everyone who walked backwards stops. Tate looks around, later shrugs, and walks backwards the same as everyone else before the video fades to black.
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Smallville Single – Intro
- "Save Me" – 0:50
|US Billboard Adult Top 40||33|
|US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks||27|
|France Singles Top 100||16|
|UK Singles Chart||55|
- ^ Besant, Janna: "A Super Soundtrack from 'Smallville'" The Buffalo News, April 30, 2003.
- ^ CNET Networks Entertainment: "Smallville: Tempest (1)", TV.com, May 21, 2002.
- France Charts
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