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Lays down a Caribbean-style rhythm section to a disco beat, describing New York City in the early morning. Written in 1982 by Melvin van Peebles (director of the film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song," and father of actor/director Mario Van Peebles) for his Broadway show "Waltz of the Stork."


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  • Avatar for ccadavi1
    This song is so great. I can't believe sometimes how underated she is.
  • Avatar for sophiewilder
    Parklife, but better.
  • Avatar for St8of_Emergency
    "Greatest song ever written about New York" - said by many, including me.
  • Avatar for i_love_mangos
    im hearing like 5 different genres in this one song LOL
  • Avatar for LadyEhab
    She was so ahead of her time...well, anytime for that go, girl!!
  • Avatar for rOOm-on-fire
    J'adore!Superbe refrain!
  • Avatar for ultimatedhani
    I love to listen to it while relaxing on a beach. Or while wishing I was there :)
  • Avatar for papiamoruno
    This Black Beauty is "AMAZING"...Love Her!
  • Avatar for howard2000
    iam so glad ive come across this song again.. i thought i had gone mad when no one else had heard of it....
  • Avatar for DraconZA
    Amazing song from her!! God I love her!

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