“Girls Just Want To Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper (1983)

“Girls Just Want To Have Fun” is an anthem for feminists and those who love them. Interestingly, it was originally written from the male point of view. Yep, Cyndi Lauper’s breakout hit was a cover, written and originally performed by Robert Hazard in 1979. Hazard might lay claim to the first version of the song,… Read More “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper (1983)

“Change Of Heart” by Cyndi Lauper (1986)

This was five stars, then it was four stars. Now, it’s five stars again. I love “Change Of Heart”. Really. It’s maybe the toughest-sounding song of Cyndi’s imperial phase, and it was a nice change pace single following “True Colors”. The background vocals by The Bangles are a really nice touch. California vocals floating through a… Read More “Change Of Heart” by Cyndi Lauper (1986)

“All Through The Night” by Cyndi Lauper (1983)

Words are failing me here, so I’ll keep this one simple. “All Through The Night” is beautifully arranged and powerfully sung. Cyndi Lauper hasn’t always chosen the best or most interesting material, but this (and its parent album’s other key ballad, which is one of my fifty or so favorite songs ever) is a perfect… Read More “All Through The Night” by Cyndi Lauper (1983)