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"Uptown Girl" is a song written and performed by 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.

On ABC's 2017 reality television series, Boy Band, the Top 14 performed the song with Rita Ora.

Lyrics

[Brady Tutton]
Uptown girl
She's been living in her uptown world

[Dorian Tyler]
As long as anyone with hot blood can
And now she's looking for a downtown man
That's what I am

[Andrew Butcher]
And when she knows what
She wants from her time

[Andrew Bloom]
And when she wakes up
And makes up her mind

[Jaden Gray]
She'll see I'm not so tough
Just because
I'm in love with an uptown girl

[Mikey Jimenez]
You know I've seen her in her uptown world
She's getting tired of her high class toys

[Devin Hayes]
And all her presents from her uptown boys
She's got a choice

[Michael Conor]
Uptown girl
You know I can't afford to buy her pearls
But maybe someday when my ship comes in

[Camry Jackson]
She'll understand what kind of guy I've been
And then I'll win

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

[Chance Perez]
She'll say I'm not so tough

[Marcus Pendleton]
Just because
I'm in love
With an uptown girl

[Sergio Calderon]
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

[Drew Ramos]
Uptown girl
She's my uptown girl
You know I'm in love
With an uptown girl

[Chance Perez]
She's my uptown girl
You know I'm in love
With my uptown girl

Performance

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Uptown Girl - Opening Performance - Boy Band

References

v eDiscography
Albums
Singles
Eyes Closed · Tattoo (How 'Bout You) · How Badly · Tonight Belongs to You · Got Me Good · Crazy AF · Somebody Like You · Hurt for Long · California Christmas
EPs
Feel This Christmas ⧸ I'll Be Home For Christmas
Covers
Amnesia · Despacito · Drag Me Down · Finesse · Good Things Fall Apart · Havana · Jealous · Mirrors · That's What I Like · The Show Goes On · Viva La Vida
Other
Unreleased
Someone Like You
Collaborations/Featured
Carry On · How Much
Raps/Remixes
Do or Die · Lucky You · My Love
Solo Songs
Hold You Down · How Long · Lighten Up · My Dawgs · Not Sorry · Let's Runaway · No Regrets · Shine · Sometimes · Want You To Know
Solo Covers
18 · 7 Years · A Puro Dolor · All of Me · All of the Stars · Beautiful · Boyfriend · Can't Stop the Feeling! · Cold · Cold Water · Cool · Darte un Beso · El Proximo Viernes · Familiar · Flicker · Get You · Hallelujah · I'm So Tired... (Undecided) · I Feel It Coming · If I Could Fly · Lay Me Down · Let It Go · Little Red Corvette · Moneda · Night Changes · No Me Doy por Vencido · Say You Won't Let Go · Sing · Soarin · Stay · Sweet Creature · This Town · Three Empty Words · We Don't Talk Anymore · Ya Me Enteré · Youth
Boy Band
Stand by Me · A Little More · Somebody to Love · Stay with Me · On Bended Knee · That's What I Like · Stay · There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back · Despacito · Rolling in the Deep · Don't Let Me Down · Uptown Girl · Livin' on a Prayer · True Colors · Can't Take My Eyes Off You · Earned It · How Far I'll Go · I Don't Want to Miss a Thing · See You Again · Since U Been Gone · Without You · Jealous · Titanium · Fighter · The Edge of Glory · Shape of You · I'm Not the Only One · Pillowtalk · Can't Hold Us · Man in the Mirror
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