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"New York" is the tenth track from U2's 2000 album, All That You Can't Leave Behind. It is notable as the subject matter is a picturesque description of New York City and of the people who live there, and was later altered following the events of September 11, 2001. The song's lyrics were written by lead singer Bono, who has a residence in New York City. Bono has stated that the song is a tribute of sorts to both Frank… read more

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In New York freedom looks like
Too many choices
In New York I found a friend
To drown out the other voices

U2 - New York Lyrics


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  • lOve. [2] it´s perfect <3 [2]
  • U2 = marmite......... love/hate
  • Though I have not been as enamored with recent efforts, I do like this song. It is kind of a throwback to the U2 era I like best.
  • Best song on the album.
  • El tema más rescatable de su afamado All that you can leave behind. Se remite a su sonido noventero, fresco y maduro.
  • i hate bono. i hate u2. i like this song. [2]
  • it's perfect <3
  • lOve.
  • Best track on All That You Can't Leave Behind for me personally!
  • My interest has waned in U2 since Unforgettable Fire, but I do like this song more than a bit. Works well.

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