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Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out album

Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out album
  • Performer Joe Jackson
  • Title Steppin' Out
  • Date of release 1982
  • Country UK
  • Style Pop Rock
  • Other formats WAV MP1 RA MP3 AIFF FLAC WMA
  • Genre Electronic / Rock / Pop
  • Size MP3 1445 mb
  • Size FLAC 1537 mb
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Votes: 148

Steppin' Out (Joe Jackson song). Steppin' Out" is a song written by Joe Jackson, originally included on his 1982 album Night and Day. The song, inspired by Jackson's time in New York City, was his highest charting single in America. The song is about the anticipation and excitement of a drive out around the town

Steppin' Out" is the last song on side one, and takes us on a journey through Manhattan in a taxi. All the tracks on the album segue together, which is a casualty of digital, song by song downloads. The video featured a housekeeper pretending she was a Cinderella figure, and was filmed over one night in the St. Regis Hotel in New York City. According to the VH1 show Pop Up Video, the phrase "steppin' out" was coined in New York City in the 1930s. When Joe Jackson's marriage broke he moved to New York to record Night And Day. The title is from the Cole Porter song, and the album was designed to have the feel of 24 hours in New York City, with the first side representing "Day" and the second "Night.

Steppin' Out" is a song written by Joe Jackson, originally included on his 1982 album Night and Day. The song is about the anticipation and excitement of a drive out around the town. Released as a single in early August 1982, it became Jackson's biggest hit in the United States, peaking at in Cash Box and on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It also reached on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart. was Jackson's second biggest hit on the UK Singles Chart, also reaching number six. Only "It's Different for Girls", which reached in the UK in 1980, did better. The music video for the song, directed by Steve Barron, featured.

Night and Day is the fifth studio album by Joe Jackson, released in June 1982. It reached the Top 5 in both the UK and US, Jackson's only studio album to do so in either country. It sold over one million copies, earning platinum disc status. It also quickly achieved platinum status in Canada. The album pays tribute to the wit and style of Cole Porter (and indirectly to New York). The track "Real Men" pointed obliquely to the city's early 1980s gay culture.

We So tired of all the darkness in our lives With no more angry words to say can come alive Get into a car and drive To the other side. Me babe, steppin' out Into the night Into the light You babe, steppin' out Into the night Into the light. We Are young but getting old before our time We'll leave the . and the radio behind.

1979) and Steppin' Out (1982). Although born in Staffordshire, Jackson grew up in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. He started off learning to play the violin but soon switched to piano. From the age of 16 he played in bars, and won a scholarship to study musical composition at London's Royal Academy of Music. Joe Jackson (born 11 August 1954 in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK, as David Ian Jackson) is a British musician.

Band Name Joe Jackson. Album Name Steppin' Out. Type EP. Data de lançamento Agosto 1990. Labels A And M Records. Estilo de MúsicaPop Rock. Membros têm este álbum0. 1. Steppin' Out. 2. Sentimental Thing. Other productions from Joe Jackson.


A Steppin' Out 4:34
B Chinatown 4:08

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Dyna Products, Inc.
  • Printed By – Dyna Products, Inc.
  • Licensed From – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Published By – Albion Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.


  • Administrator – Almo Music Corp.
  • Mixed By, Producer – David Kershenbaum, Joe Jackson
  • Written-By – Joe Jackson


From the A&M album SP-4906 "Night And Day".
Record is housed in generic plastic sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: PARI
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): AM-70586-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): AM-70586-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, Hand-Etched): AM70586-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, Hand-Etched): AM70586-B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AMS 8262 Joe Jackson Steppin' Out ‎(7", Single, Pic) A&M Records AMS 8262 UK 1982
K-8897 Joe Jackson Steppin' Out ‎(7", Single) A&M Records K-8897 Australia 1982
AM 2428, 2428-S Joe Jackson Steppin' Out B/W Chinatown ‎(7", Single) A&M Records, A&M Records AM 2428, 2428-S US 1982
AMS 8262 Joe Jackson Steppin' Out ‎(7", Single) A&M Records AMS 8262 Ireland 1982
AMSX 8262 Joe Jackson Steppin' Out (Full Length Version) ‎(12", Single, S/Edition) A&M Records AMSX 8262 UK 1982