Jet City Woman

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"Jet City Woman"
Queensryche - Jet City Woman cover.jpg
Single by Queensrÿche
from the album Empire
ReleasedMay 1991
RecordedSpring 1990
LabelEMI America
Producer(s)Peter Collins
Queensrÿche singles chronology
"Silent Lucidity"
"Jet City Woman"
"Another Rainy Night (Without You)"
Audio sample
Empire track listing
11 tracks
  1. "Best I Can"
  2. "The Thin Line"
  3. "Jet City Woman"
  4. "Della Brown"
  5. "Another Rainy Night (Without You)"
  6. "Empire"
  7. "Resistance"
  8. "Silent Lucidity"
  9. "Hand on Heart"
  10. "One and Only"
  11. "Anybody Listening?"

"Jet City Woman" is a song by progressive metal band Queensrÿche appearing on their 1990 album Empire. It was released May 1991 in the US and August 1991 in Europe.

The song talks about coming home to family after a long road trip. "Jet City" is a nickname for Seattle, the band's hometown. It was written about Geoff Tate's first wife, who was a flight attendant.[4] This song appeared in Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.

The eye on the single art is actor Rob Findlay.

Track listing[edit]

CD single USA
1."Jet City Woman"5:20
2."Empire" (live in Wisconsin 1991)5:32
3."Walk in the Shadows" (live in Wisconsin 1991)3:54
CD single Europe
1."Jet City Woman"5:20
2."Walk in the Shadows" (live in Wisconsin 1991)3:54
3."Queen of the Reich"4:23
vinyl 7 single
1."Jet City Woman"5:20
2."I Dream in Infrared" (1991 acoustic remix)3:59

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Peak
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock 6 [5]
UK Singles 39 [6]



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  2. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo (April 25, 2017). "Queensryche Albums Ranked". Loudwire. Retrieved February 10, 2021.
  3. ^ "The Top 20 Best Metal Albums of 1990". Metal Hammer. February 4, 2021. p. 2. Retrieved February 9, 2021.
  4. ^ Rivers, Cindy (November 17, 2001). "Queensrÿche". Ink 19. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved February 10, 2021.
  5. ^ [1] single charts for Queensrÿche
  6. ^ [2], an archive containing all UK charts for Queensrÿche