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Island Girl

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"Island Girl"
Single by Elton John
from the album Rock of the Westies
B-side"Sugar on the Floor"
Released29 September 1975 (1975-09-29)
RecordedJune–July 1975
Genre
Length3:42
LabelMCA (US)
DJM (UK)
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Gus Dudgeon
Elton John singles chronology
"Someone Saved My Life Tonight"
(1975)
"Island Girl"
(1975)
"Grow Some Funk of Your Own" / "I Feel Like a Bullet (In the Gun of Robert Ford)"
(1976)
Official audio
"Island Girl" at YouTube

"Island Girl" is a 1975 song by Elton John and is the leading single from his 10th studio album Rock of the Westies. It went to number 1 in the United States, number 14 in the United Kingdom, number 12 in Australia and number 4 in New Zealand and Canada.

References[change | change source]

  1. Breihan, Tom (August 12, 2019). "The Number Ones: Elton John's "Island Girl"". Stereogum. Retrieved June 26, 2023. "Island Girl," with its steel drums and its chunky beat, sounds a bit like a reggae song...