"There's a lot of 'uptowns' all across America. Obviously and famously in New York, but there's also New Orleans, Oakland and Minneapolis. But Bruno has family from the Bronx and I grew up on 90th and Riverside. I guess that's why we choose that uptown. It was the one that was in our heads when we were writing the song." - Mark Ronson
''Bruno, I think, is probably one of the greatest hook writers of certainly anyone I've ever worked with, if not this current generation of pop artists. Also, when you're doing something that doesn't sound like anything else on the radio at the time, you almost need to like, iron-clad it, to make sure it gets through. You have to put these hooks in it. You've got to make sure you've got all that ear candy in it to get it through the gate.'' - Mark Ronson
''It’s definitely one of the best things I’ve ever done. And I know that it’s one of Bruno’s favorite things that he’s ever done, as well.'' - Mark Ronson
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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