Starchild (song)

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Single by Level 42
from the album Level 42
B-side "Foundation and Empire Part 1"
Released 1981
Format 7", 12"
Genre Jazz-funk, new wave
Length 4:04
Label Polydor
Writer(s) Wally Badarou / Mark King / Phil Gould
Producer(s) Mike Vernon
Level 42 singles chronology
"Turn It On"
"Are You Hearing (What I Hear)?"

"Starchild" is a song written by Wally Badarou, Mark King and Phil Gould. It was released in 1981 as part of the British pop band Level 42's debut studio album. The song was released as single in the same year. It peaked at #57 on the UK Singles Chart and entered the American Club Play Singles chart at #60. It was Level 42's fifth single and was the band's first song to enter the Club Play Singles.

The single has been released in six countries beyond the United Kingdom, including Ireland, the United States and Germany.[1] In 2001, it was re-released by the label Peppermint Jam Records in the United Kingdom and Germany.