Uptown Girl Lyrics

Billy Joel


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Billy Joel
album: Track 2 in album An Innocent Man
release date: 1983-8-9
popularity : 5445 users have visited this page.
length: 3:17
engineer: Jim Boyer
mix: Jim Boyer
producer: Phil Ramone
lead vocals: Billy Joel
composer: Billy Joel
lyricist: Billy Joel

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Uptown girl
She's been living in her uptown world
I bet she's never had a backstreet guy
I bet her momma never told her why

I'm gonna try for an uptown girl
She's been living in her white bread world
As long as anyone with hot blood can
And now she's looking for a downtown man
That's what I am

And when she knows what
She wants from her time
And when she wakes up
And makes up her mind

She'll see I'm not so tough
Just because
I'm in love with an uptown girl
You know I've seen her in her uptown world
She's getting tired of her high class toys
And all her presents from her uptown boys
She's got a choice

Uptown girl
You know I can't afford to buy her pearls
But maybe someday when my ship comes in
She'll understand what kind of guy I've been
And then I'll win

And when she's walking
She's looking so fine
And when she's talking
She'll say that she's mine

She'll say I'm not so tough
Just because
I'm in love
With an uptown girl
She's been living in her white bread world
As long as anyone with hot blood can
And now she's looking for a downtown man
That's what I am

Uptown girl
She's my uptown girl
You know I'm in love
With an uptown girl
My uptown girl

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Track Listing

  • 1 Easy Money
  • 2 An Innocent Man
  • 3 The Longest Time
  • 4 This Night
  • 5 Tell Her About It
  • 6 Uptown Girl
  • 7 Careless Talk
  • 8 Christie Lee
  • 9 Leave a Tender Moment Alone
  • 10 Keeping the Faith