New York is one of the most popular cities in the world. So, it’s totally ok, that we have a lot of songs which are dedicated for this amazing city. I think NYC is making a huge influence for all artist from all around the world whose had opportunity to spent some time in a such city like New York 😉 That’s the reason why it’s called the Empire State of Mind 😉
Actually we have so many music songs about New York that it would be really hard task for me to listen all these songs… If I would like to listen all songs about this city I should dedicate all week only for listening music… There is a full list of all music about New York City. What do you think? It really crazy that there is a list of song only about one city. So, while some of us are so far away from New York… Let’s listen music and dream about it…
So, I will try to make my personal top songs list which I like the most.
Top 10 Songs about New York City:
#1 New York, New York – Frank Sinatra
Probably it’s of the oldest and best known songs for old and young New York City lovers. For me this song shows the real spirit of New York City.
#2 Empire State of Mind – Jay Z & Alicia Keys
Yeah, this song is kinda new if we compare it with other music about NYC. But I love this song really much, I think this song really inspires everyone:
In New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made, oh
There’s nothing you can’t do, now you’re in New York…
#3 Englishman in New York – Sting
I think you know this song, it’s song about Englishman which feels like alien in New York.
#4 Alice Cooper – Big Apple Dreamin’
This song was one of my favorite song. By the way this songs inspired me to start writing this “Big Apple Dreaming” blog 😉
#5 New York, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down – LCD Soundsystem
It’s a sad song, but I really love this song. I heard this song on some TV show and I can’t forget this song.
#6 Ryan Adams – New York, New York
#7 New York City – The Impossible Girl
This song is new and not so popular, but I really like it 😉 It’s shows how passionate people are about New York…
#8 New York State Of Mind – Billy Joel
#9 Chelsea Hotel No. 2 – Leonard Cohen
#10 Leaving New York – R.E.M.
Song about person who are leaving New York and understands how import this city is for him.
So, what is your favorite song? If you know more good songs about New York, please share it in comments 😉