Cyndi Lauper is singer/songwriter whose music and style has transcended the decades. This artist and activist has found success in many different venues and including on broadway. Cyndi was a major force in 1980s music and fashion. Her music videos tell a story as much as her music.
Here are some of Cyndi’s best songs from the 1980s.
“TIME AFTER TIME” (1983)
One of the greatest ballads of the 80s, a pop treasure that is still relevant over 30 years later.
“TRUE COLORS” (1986)
The title track from her second album, “True Colors” was Cyndi’s second Number One hit.
“GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN” (1983)
One of the most iconic tracks of the 80s, and started Cyndi’s rise to fame.
“ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT” (1983)
A favorite of Cyndi Lauper fans.
“THE GOONIES R GOOD ENOUGH” (1985)
Cyndi contributed two songs to the soundtrack of The Goonies: “What A Thrill” and ,”The Goonies R Good Enough.”
“SHE BOP” (1983)
A Top 10 song that made the PMRC’s “Filthy 15” list
“I DROVE ALL NIGHT” (1989)
Another Top 10 hot by Cyndi Lauper.
“WHAT’S GOING ON” (1987)
You can tell from Cyndi’s cover of the Marvin Gaye hit that this song has emotional resonance with her.
“CHANGE OF HEART” (1986)
The second single off True Colors, with collaboration from Nile Rodgers and the Bangles.
“I’LL KISS YOU” (1983)
A punky pop song from her debut album, She’s So Unusual.
“BOY BLUE” (1987)
The fourth single from True Colors, written for a friend who died from AIDS.
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