Escape From New York soundtrack

The soundtrack album from John Carpenter's classic 1981 movie, starring Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasance, Isaac Hayes, Harry Dean Stanton, and Adrienne Barbeau. Carpenter scored it himself. This is a re-mastered version, with two extra tracks not in the movie or on the original soundtrack album.

I bought it mainly because Google couldn't find the lyrics to "Everyone's Coming To New York", the stage show where Snake Plisskin first meets the cabbie; but the whole album is great. Anyway, here are the lyrics, so Google should be able to find them now.

To the cop
With a gun
The Big Apple is plenty of fun

Stab a priest
With a fork
And you'll spend your vacation in New York

Rob a bank
Take a truck
You can get here by stealing a buck

This is bliss
It's a lark
Buddy, everyone's coming to New York!

No more Yankees
Strike the word from your ears
Spin the roulette
There's no more opera at the Met

This is hell
This is fate
But now this is your world and it's great

So rejoice
Pop a cork
Buddy, everyone's coming to New York!

[repeat verses 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 5, 6, 7]

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