SCHIFF HAPPENS!

The Irish popsters cover Billy Joel's classic 'Uptown Girl' - don't laugh, or rather do, it's for Comic Relief...

WESTLIFE’s cover of BILLY JOEL’s ’80s classic ‘UPTOWN GIRL’ is to be accompanied by a video starring supermodel CLAUDIA SCHIFFER.

Replacing Christie Brinkley in the original video, Schiffer is due to join Westlife as they portray waiters in a ’50s-style diner, desperate to win her affections. “The combination of the song, which I love, working with Westlife, who are lots of fun, and being able to help Comic Relief made it an irresistible proposition,” Schiffer explains.

Whether any member of the band will end up marrying Schiffer, as Joel did with Brinkley, could not be confirmed at time of going to press. “We might go for a few drinks later on and I might chance my arm,” Kian commented mischeviously.