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I'm lookin' over the skyline of the city
How loud quiet nights in the mist of crime
How next door to happiness lives sorrow
And signals of solution in the sky

R. Kelly - Gotham City Lyrics


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  • word v
  • He's talking about what the city is meant to represent and what it's citizens need, rather than the actual characteristics of Gotham. It's pretty obvious if you listen to the verses instead of just the chorus.
  • gotdamn city lololol.. Lol the song thought
  • first time i heared gothem city and i like it a little different but kellz has the voice to go with almost anything
  • i believe the song is meant to be aspirational
  • Warner Bros: "We got R Kelly to sing on Space Jam, lets use him on Batman too! KERCHING!"
  • this is the best song i've ever heard
  • I suppose this song made sense before the franchise reboot. Ain't no place for rainbows and sunshines in the new and improved clusterfuck that is post-Nolan/Ledger Gotham.
  • this song makes me go back in time....! luv it!
  • No, FAIL at the people not understanding that he meant it to be contradictory.

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