Saved By Zero

Album: Reach the Beach (1983)
Charted: 20
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  • Maybe someday, saved by zero
    I'll be more together
    Stretched by fewer thoughts that leave me
    Chasing after my dreams, disown me, loaded with danger

    So maybe I'll win (saved by zero)
    Maybe I'll win (saved by zero)
    Holding onto words that teach me
    I will conquer space around me

    So maybe I'll win (saved by zero)
    Maybe I'll win (saved by zero)
    Maybe I'll win (saved by zero)
    Maybe I'll win (saved by zero)

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    Maybe I'll win (saved by zero)
    Who needs to win (saved by zero)

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    Saved by zero (saved by, saved by, save-saved by zero) Writer/s: ADAM TERENCE WOODS, ALFRED AGIUS, CYRIL JOHN CURNIN, JAMES WEST ORAM, PETER JOHN GREENALL
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 10

  • Sammich from SpokaneSaved By Zero is almost as depressing as any of The Cure's songs.
  • Michaelbrenden from Dc, MdBTW, for _much_ more on the Kabba/Illumi aspects, check out freemantv () com and watch Freeman's videos on youtube. They're a decent jumping-in point to an endless expanse of learning that apparently totally eludes 99.9999999% of humanity. I also recommend MUSICAL CULT CONTROL paper by Dr. Leonard Horowitz, and also Dave McGowan's excellent INSIDE THE LC series, both of which deeply examine (with sources, some military/navy) the incredible role music has in shaping culture, thought, and how that fact has been fully exploited by the powers that be. "Listen to the wrong kind of music, become the wrong kind of person" - Aristotle // this is also interesting (cymatics, dr. masaru emoto, dan winter's research, the work of meru () org and this site i just googled up: http://cynthiaspeaks.webs.com/laughingelvis.htm ) a lot of this is deeply explored on a site called East Ghost
  • Michaelbrenden from Dc, MdPaul's Kabbalah insight very good. Who could miss the "slashed" pyramid that's practically central background figure throughout the video. That's so different from masturbation, from Renato money man, and from the "who cares" attitude! LOL, the best part of really great music is how wildly different its meaning among people! I happen to love the haunting "space" throughout, the way the band, instruments and sounds seem to pull together out of the black aether. Saw them in concert with wife and good old friend August 2012 in Virginia, still friggin excellent. Excellent.
  • Matt from Colorado Springs, CoWell,just to show how my mind works.I assumed he was singing about eventually becoming rich as in the amount of zeros on your bank statement.Saved by zeros : no longer concerned about money.Everyone dreams of a day when you have 6 or more zeros at the end of a single digit.Hahaha
  • Paul from Boulder, CoActually, they're referencing "Ten sephirot of nothingness, ten and not nine, ten and not eleven" Ten=0

    Jewish Kabbalists that accept the entity state that it is not a Sephirah are considered evil. In the Jewish tradition, the idea of an eleventh Sephirah is tantamount to blasphemy, as stated in the Sefer Yetzirah.

    9 10 11 --> "saved by "0"" the 0 saves us from the surrounding 911... enough said. It's been going on for centuries. 911 was an act of sacrifice just like all others in history... look it up, you'll see.


  • Melanthe from Denver, CoNoel, I think you're thinking with your little head. Ski's comment echoes what other reports have said, that zero means rock bottom, the place where there's nothing else to lose and the only way is up. Zero is the place of all beginnings, of new creation. What's sad about your comment is that it comes up in Internet searches, which gives people a false impression of what the song is about.
  • Kayla from Winnipeg, MbI don't care what the song is about to be honest, I just love the music so whatever lol
  • Ski from Boston, Ma"The song was written from the point of view of the release you get when you have nothing left to lose. It clears your head of all fears and panics and illusions and you get back to the basics, which is a Buddhist mantra, which I practiced back then, and which I still do," [Cy Curnin] said. "The idea of the song is how great it is to get back to zero."
  • Matthew from Philadelphia, Payou people are dense the song was written for Renato Zero because before they made it big they were broke and this guy gave them money, among other things.
  • Noel from Boston, MaAt a concert in Foxboro, Massachusetts the Fixx's lead singer stated that "saved by zero" meant masterbation. The "zero" is the circle made by a man's hand when he grips his member! Hey, at least thats one way to save yourself!
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