The city that's called The Big Apple has inspired some of the most memorable music ever written and recorded. Sinatra recorded it two years later, but since then his rendition has become the unofficial anthem of New York City. The only problem with the track was the level of inundation at NY sports stadiums, radio stations, and any public event expressing NYC pride, which left even some Jay-Z fans tired of his hit. You can tell by his attitude, Jay-Z is most definitely from New York. The lyrics by bassist Dee Dee Ramone allude to a spot in Manhattan known for male prostitution in the s. The song is a mix of musical styles, a melting pot tune that topped the charts when Franklin re-recorded it in
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This article lists songs about New York City , which are either set there or named after a location or feature of the city. It is not intended to include songs where New York is simply "name-checked" along with other cities. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia list article. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This is a dynamic list of songs and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.
When the singer and songwriter Holly Humberstone began working with the writer and producer Rob Milton on her debut EP, they quickly arrived at a shorthand for the kinds of lyrics they were aiming for. What they land on, in song after song, is a striking blend of offhand conversation and acutely detailed storytelling, verses that feel like whispers into the ear of an intimate. Her lovely voice is fluttery and precise, and also oozy, hanging over her songs like low, enveloping fog. And while she sings with pop-soul swing, her music, full of haunted piano and parched indie rock guitar, has gravity and stickiness. Humberstone is the third youngest of four sisters. After high school, she spent a year at a performing arts college in Liverpool before dropping out to move back home. By that time, though, she was already beginning to work on her own music, commuting to London for her burgeoning career. Eventually, she crossed paths with Milton; she and her friends had been fans of his earlier indie-pop band, Dog Is Dead, which put out music around a decade ago.
Grew up in a town that was famous as a place of movie scenes Noise is always loud, there are sirens all around and the streets are mean If I can make it here, I can make it anywhere that's what they say Seeing my face in lights or my name in marquees found down on Broadway. Even if it ain't all it seems I got a pocketful of dreams aby I'm from New York! Concrete jungle where dreams are made of There's nothing you can't do, now you're in New York!