Sacrifice my vanity, kick off my heels
A careless weight on your hatred,
Understand it's so simple, a simple please
To keep the faithful on a wounded knee,

To the madness I do confess
I never see myself as blessed
Confused, unaddressed,
Like a saviour I do caress,

The truth is boredom more or less
Unused, obsessed, my time is only given to you,
Too much to choose, it's not mine to contemplate
If I can lose, with this blood on my shoes

Compromise in full extreme, cut off my heels,
Name a price on what's sacred
Guaranteed I've got something,
A royal disease, take a flood to clean these streets

To the madness I do confess, forever see myself as blessed
Immune, obsessed, like a saviour I do caress
The truth is boredom, it's excess
Take more, give less, My time is only given up to you

Too much to choose, it's not mine to contemplate if I can lose
With this blood on my shoes.

Lyrics submitted by Ice

Walking Zero Lyrics as written by Ian Pickering Chris Corner

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commentthis song has one of the best beats i've ever heard! i love it!
    to me it sounds as if the speaker felt as if she was a 'walking zero' because she gave her whole self to this person that, like jdoodles said, didn't appreciate the devotion at all. it's a bad relationship in which one side takes more while the other gives. by the end of the song she resolves to be the one taking more.
    playgroundloveon January 19, 2007   Link

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