Who is the model in the Westlife Uptown Girl video?

Who is the model in the Westlife Uptown Girl video?

We can see why Billy Joel fell in love with an Uptown Girl. Model Christie Brinkley was the lady who inspired the 80s hit, which was famously also covered by Westlife.

Who sang Uptown Girl?

Billy Joel
Uptown Girl/Artists

When did Westlife Uptown Girl come out?

Uptown Girl/Released

What movie is Uptown Girl?

One of the greatest things about Amy Schumer’s new movie Trainwreck , besides its use of the surprising comedic talents of Lebron James and the simple fact that it allows everyone to see Schumer for two hours outside of her TV show, is that Trainwreck features the song “Uptown Girl” prominently throughout the film.

Why did Brian McFadden leave Westlife?

Brian McFadden. Brian, 40, quit Westlife in 2004, just months before his marriage to Kerry Katona ended. Announcing his departure, he explained he wanted out to spend more time with Atomic Kitten star Kerry and their two daughters Molly and Lily.

What year was uptown girl?


Who was Uptown Girl written about?

Billy Joel’s ‘Uptown Girl’ was about Elle Macpherson, not Christie Brinkley: book. The story: While everyone assumes this song was written about Joel’s wife Christie Brinkley (especially since she appears in the video), another model lit the first spark.

Who was Billy Joel’s wife?

Alexis Roderickm. 2015
Katie Leem. 2004–2009Christie Brinkleym. 1985–1994Elizabeth Weberm. 1973–1982
Billy Joel/Wife

What instruments are used in uptown girl?


  • Billy Joel – Baldwin SF-10 acoustic piano, lead and background vocals.
  • Liberty DeVitto – drums.
  • Doug Stegmeyer – bass guitar.
  • David Brown – lead electric guitar.
  • Russell Javors – rhythm electric guitar.
  • Mark Rivera – percussion, backing vocals.

Who is Uptown Girl written about?

Does Brian regret leaving Westlife?

In 2015 he admitted he was kicking himself about the cash he’d missed out on, telling The Irish News: “Sometimes I think if I’d stayed another 10 years, I would have made a lot of money, but that would be the only reason for any regret.”