Uptown Girl Returns!

Count:
64
Wall:
2
Level:
Improver / Intermediate
Choreographer:
Carol Cotherman (USA) - July 2020
Music:
Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
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Sorry! Demo video is muted! Sing it in your head!

#16-count intro. Restart on Wall 2 - Tag and Restart on Wall 5.

Step, Step, Heel Ball Step, Step, Step, Heel Ball Step
1-2-3&4Step right forward, step left forward, touch right heel slightly forward, step on ball of right, step left forward
5-6-7&8Step right forward, step left forward, touch right heel slightly forward, step on ball of right, step left forward
Note: Steps 1-2, 5-6 can be danced as light stomps.

Rocking Chair, Step, ¼ Turn, Cross, Side
1-2-3-4Rock right forward, recover to left, rock right back, recover to left
5-6-7-8Step right forward, ¼ turn left, step right over left, step left to side (9:00)

Behind, Point, Behind, Point, Reverse Rocking Chair
1-2-3-4Step right behind left, point left to side, step left behind right, point right to side
5-6-7-8Rock back on right, recover to left, rock forward on right, recover to left
 
Back, Touch, Forward, Touch, Forward, Touch, Back, Touch (Reverse K Step)
1-2-3-4Step right back angling body to 10:30, touch left beside right, step left forward, touch right beside left (squaring up to 9:00)
5-6-7-8Step right forward angling body to 7:30, touch left beside right, step left back, touch right beside left (squaring up to 9:00)
Snaps for Section 4: Snap fingers on both hands at head level on Counts 2 & 6, and down at side Counts 4 & 8.

Step, Together, Step, Touch, Step Together, Step, Scuff (Shoops)
1-2-3-4Step right forward to right diagonal, slide left beside right, step right forward, touch left beside right
5-6-7-8Step left forward to left diagonal, slide right by left, step left forward, scuff right over left
Arm movements for Section 5: Bend arms at elbows and swing for a “shoop” styling. Clap on Counts 4 & 8.

¼ Jazz Box Turn, Weave
1-2-3-4Step right over left, 1/4 turn right stepping left back, step right to side, step left over right (12:00)
5-6-7-8Step right to side, step left behind right, step right to side, step left over right

Side, Together, Triple Step, Side, Behind, ¼ Triple Turn
1-2-3&4Step right to side, step left beside right, step right forward, step left beside right, step right by left
5-6-7&8Step left to side, step right behind left, ¼ turn left stepping left forward, step right beside left, step left by right (9:00)

Side, Together, Triple Step, Side, Behind, ¼ Triple Turn
1-2-3&4Step right to side, step left beside right, step right forward, step left beside right, step right by left
5-6-7&8Step left to side, step right behind left, ¼ turn left stepping left forward, step right beside left, step left by right (6:00)
*Note: The triple steps in Sections 7 & 8 don’t travel very much on the floor.

Repeat

Restarts:
Wall 2: Restart after 48 counts facing 6:00. On Count 48, step left slightly forward instead of across right.

Wall 5: This wall starts facing 6:00. Dance 12 counts. Insert 4-count TAG: ½ Turning Jazz Box taking to you to front wall to Restart!