Gotham City (song)

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"Gotham City"
Single by R. Kelly
from the album Batman & Robin soundtrack & R.
Released June 8, 1997 (1997-06-08)
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"
"Gotham City"
"Half on a Baby"

"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 Bat-mobile. 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]