"New York City Cops" by The Strokes (VIDEO)

Listen to "New York City Cops" by The Strokes, No. 36 on our list of the 100 best NYC songs.

36. The Strokes, "New York City Cops" (2001)

Julian Casablancas's chronicle of a strange booze- and rock & roll--fueled evening spent on "the streets of American nights" involves a girl named Nina, the desire to get the hell out of New York and a bunch of dumb police officers. It may not have been the most memorable flip-off from the winners of the Sonic Hipster Pageant circa 2001, but it's still one of our favorites.


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