Gotham City (song)

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"Gotham City"
Single by R. Kelly
from the album Batman & Robin soundtrack & R.
Released 1997 (1997)
Format CD single, cassette single
Recorded 1996
Genre R&B, soul, gospel
Length 4:55 (album and single version)
4:40 (radio edit)
Label Warner Bros., Jive
Writer(s) R. Kelly
Producer(s) R. Kelly
Certification Gold (RIAA)[1]
R. Kelly singles chronology
"I Believe I Can Fly"
(1996)
"Gotham City"
(1997)
"Half on a Baby"
(1998)

"Gotham City" is a song by R&B singer R. Kelly based on the fictional city of the same name. It was featured on the soundtrack to the film, Batman & Robin, and reached number nine on both the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. The music video for the song was directed by Hype Williams. A remix version for the song was released with a video also directed by Williams.

Music video[edit]

The music video is directed by Hype Williams.[2] Kelly is seen driving his motorcycle around New York City in the video, he also passes Time Square. Kelly also drives the Batmobile. The video for the remix is also directed by Hype Williams.[3]

Track listings[edit]

Gotham City
  1. Gotham City [LP Version]
  2. Thank God It's Friday
  3. Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) [Radio Version]
  4. Gotham City [Acapella/Music]
Gotham City Remix
  1. Gotham City [LP Version]
  2. Gotham City [Remix]
  3. Gotham City [Acapella/Music]
  4. Gotham City [Instrumental]
  5. Gotham City [Remix Instrumental]

Charts and certifications[edit]

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