Grace Jones

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Am I ever gonna fall in love in New York City?
Will I ever find a home so far from Tenassee?
There's no future in the single bars, nothing but the one night stars,
Am I ever gonna fall in love in New York City?

Grace Jones, 'Am I Ever Gonna Fall In Love In New York City?'

Beverly Grace Jones is a Jamaican singer, actress and model. At 13 she moved with her siblings to their parents’ home in Syracuse, New York. In 1977 Jones secured a record deal with Island Records; with the aid of Compass Point All Stars she moved into new wave in 1980. She scored Top 40 entries on the UK Singles Chart. Jones influenced the cross-dressing movement of the 1980s and has been an inspiration for artists, including Annie Lennox, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Brazilian Girls, Nile Rodgers, Santigold, and Basement Jaxx.