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LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy is a man on a mission to bring sweet music to the harsh, dissonant subways of New York with his ‘Subway Symphony’ campaign.

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The idea is to make the “BLEEP” sounds from the ticket barriers create harmonising tones, variating from whatever line you are travelling on, that play together to construct a beautiful symphony to “help make our city a little more kind”. This is a concept that I think all music-loving city dwellers across the world would agree with!

Out of the following, which is your favourite of these Big Apple-inspired songs?

  • Lou Reed – ‘Coney Island Baby’
  • Jay Z – ‘Empire State Of Mind’
  • LCD Soundsystem – ‘New York I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down’
  • The Strokes – ‘New York City Cops’
  • J-Lo – ‘Jenny From The Block’