Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun
Label: Epic - CE-EP-18003 • Format: Cassette EP, Single • Country: Philippines • Genre: Electronic, Pop • Style: Synth-pop, Disco
It is better known as a single by American singer Cyndi Lauperwhose version was released in It has been coveredeither as a studio recording or in a live performance, by over 30 other artists. The single was Lauper's breakthrough hit, reaching number two on the US Billboard Hot chart and becoming a worldwide hit throughout late I Waited A Little Too Long - Artie Shaw - The Later Artie Shaw Volume 3 early It remains one of Lauper's signature songs and was a widely popular song during the era of its release, the s.
Inthe song was remixed by Yolanda Be Cooltaken from the 30th anniversary reissue of the album She's So Unusual. Dead Kennedys - Plastic Surgery Disasters song was written by Robert Hazardwho recorded only a demo of it in Hazard's version was written from a male point of view. Lauper's version appeared on her debut solo record, She's So Unusual. The track is a synthesizer-backed anthem, from a feminist point of view, conveying the point that all women really want is to have the same experiences that men can.
The release of the single was accompanied by a quirky music video. The cast included professional wrestling manager "Captain" Lou Albano in the role of Lauper's father while her real mother, Catrine, played herself.
Super Showin Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun Albano portrayed Mario Albano also played himself in the episode. This collaboration was the catalyst for the "Rock 'n' Wrestling" connection that would last the next two years. Lauper's attorney, Elliot Hoffman, appeared as her uptight dancing partner. Lorne Michaels Broadway Video, SNLanother of Hoffman's clients, agreed to give Lauper free run of his brand new million-dollar digital editing equipment, with which she and her producer created several first-time-ever computer-generated images of Lauper dancing with her buttoned-up lawyer, leading the entire cast in a snake-dance through New York streets and ending up in Lauper's bedroom in her home.
The bedroom scene is an homage to the famous stateroom scene in the Marx Brothers' film A Night at the Opera. It is the Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun that certain issues and representations began to gain saliency and the textual strategies of female address began to coalesce. Before the song starts, the beginning of her version of " He's So Unusual " plays.
The music video was directed by Edd Griles. The producer was Ken Walz while the cinematographer was Francis Kenny. The treatment for the video was co-written by Griles, Walz, and Cyndi Lauper. The video was shot in the Lower East Side of Manhattan in summer and premiered on television in December The song was released in late but much of its success on the charts came during the first half of The single reached the Top 10 in over 25 countries and reached No.
It also reached No. It ultimately peaked at No. It peaked at number one for two weeks and was on the chart for a total of seven weeks. It entered the Top 10 in only its third week on the chart and reached number one on March 26, Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun It topped the chart for two weeks and then remained at number two for four weeks behind Nena 's " 99 Luftballons ".
It stayed on the chart for 21 weeks and was the 9th biggest-selling Caena De Oro - Emilio El Moro - Emilio El Moro of the year. In Sweden, the song entered at No.
Single A CD single was issued inknown as a ringlewhich included bonus interactive computer material as well as a code to download a free ringtone of the title track. The ringle, as well as all other issued ringles, were recalled by Sony Music due to issues with the ringtone not working correctly. They have yet to be reissued. The arrangement evolved as she experimented with the song's style over the course of the —94 Hat Full of Stars Tour.
The song was a big comeback hit for Lauper, landing in the top 10 and top 40 in many countries. It was also a big dance hit in the United States. It peaked at 4 in the UK and New Zealand, its highest position. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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