Uptown Girl

"Uptown Girl" is a song written and performed by the American musician Billy Joel. The lyrics describe a working-class "downtown man" attempting to woo a wealthy "uptown girl". It was released on September 29, 1983, on his ninth studio album, An Innocent Man (1983).

"Uptown Girl"
Artwork for U.S. and Canadian singles, also used for the Japanese release with its native language
Single by Billy Joel
from the album An Innocent Man
ReleasedSeptember 29, 1983
Recorded1983
Genre
Length3:18
LabelColumbia
Songwriter(s)Billy Joel
Producer(s)Phil Ramone[1]
Billy Joel singles chronology
"Tell Her About It"
(1983)
"Uptown Girl"
(1983)
"An Innocent Man"
(1983)
Music video
"Uptown Girl" on YouTube

The 12" EP has the tracks "My Life", "Just the Way You Are" and "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" (catalogue number TA3775),[2] whereas some 7" single versions featured "Careless Talk" as a B-side.[3]


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