Human Touch (Rick Springfield song)

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"Human Touch"
Human Touch - Rick Springfield.jpg
Single by Rick Springfield
from the album Living in Oz
ReleasedJuly 1983
Format7" single
GenrePower pop
LabelRCA - RCA 13576
Songwriter(s)Rick Springfield
Rick Springfield singles chronology
"Affair of the Heart"
"Human Touch"
"Souls (Rick Springfield)"

"Human Touch" is a 1983 single performed by Australian musician Rick Springfield from his album Living in Oz. The song reached number 18 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S.[1] It was also his most successful hit in the UK, peaking at number 23;[2] this also led to a performance on Top of the Pops. Because of this being Springfield's only top 40 single in the UK, he is considered a one-hit wonder in England, despite the fact that "Jessie's Girl" is his biggest hit worldwide. However, that song only peaked at 43 in 1984 for Springfield, 3 years after its release in the UK.

The song was featured on the pop radio station Flash FM in 2006's Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, a prequel set in 1984. Some of the music video is about some Marvel characters like Captain Marvel (Mar-Vell) and Nova Corps.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits (8th Edition). Billboard Books. p. 593. ISBN 0-8230-7499-4.
  2. ^ RICK SPRINGFIELD | Artist | Official Charts

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