King of New Orleans

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"King of New Orleans"
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Single by Better Than Ezra
from the album Friction, Baby
Released September 17, 1996
Genre Alternative rock
Label Elektra Records
Writer(s) Kevin Griffin
Better Than Ezra singles chronology
"King of New Orleans"
"Desperately Wanting"

"King of New Orleans" is the lead single from the 1996 Better Than Ezra studio album, Friction, Baby. It was released as a commercial single in 1996.


"King of New Orleans" spent seventeen weeks on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart, peaking at No. 5.[1] The single also reached No. 62 on the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
Canada Alternative 30 (RPM)[2] 3
U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks[3] 5
U.S. Billboard Album Rock Tracks[4] 7
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Airplay[5] 62


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