- New York, New York (Ryan Adams song)
- For other songs of the same name, see New York, New York (song)
"New York, New York" Single by Ryan Adams from the album Gold Released November 26, 2001 Genre Alternative country Length 3:47 Label Lost Highway Writer(s) Ryan Adams Ryan Adams singles chronology New York, New York
Music video "New York, New York" on YouTube
"New York, New York" is a song written and performed by American alt-country musician Ryan Adams. It appeared on his 2001 album Gold. The song earned Adams a Grammy Award nomination for Best Male Rock Vocal, and the single reached #53 in the UK charts in December 2001. In 2009, the song was included in The Guardians "1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear".
The song's lyrics mention several lower Manhattan geographic references, including the intersection of Avenue A and 10th Street, Houston Street, and Avenue B.
The music video features Adams performing in front of the city's skyline from Brooklyn and was filmed four days before the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. As a result, a message was placed at the end of the video, dedicating it to those who lost their lives, and to "those who worked to save them". Profits from the video were donated to a September 11 charity. The video was played often on MTV and VH1 after the attacks and thus became Adams' breakthrough to mainstream music consumers.
The song peaked at #18 on the U.S. Billboard Adult Top 40 for the week ending February 2, 2002.
Dutch Singles Chart 83 UK Singles Chart 53 U.S. Billboard Hot 100 112 U.S. Billboard Adult Top 40 18
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