“Girls Just Want to Have Fun” is a popular song by American singer Cyndi Lauper. It was released in June 1983 (four yours after it was written by American musician Robert Hazard) with “Right Track Wrong Train” on the B-side as the lead single from her debut studio album, “She’s So Unusual.”
“Girls Just Want to Have Fun” was a massive commercial success. It became one of Cyndi Lauper’s most popular and enduring songs. It reached the top of the charts in multiple countries, including the United States, where it peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and on the Official Singles Charts in the United Kingdom. It also reached #1 of the singles charts in Australia, and on European Hot 100 chart. The song’s widespread popularity contributed to the success of Cyndi Lauper’s debut album, “She’s So Unusual,” which also achieved commercial and critical acclaim. “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” remains a beloved and iconic song, celebrated for its catchy sound and empowering message.
The song is known for its upbeat and lively pop sound, featuring catchy melodies, energetic synthesizers, and Cyndi Lauper’s distinctive and dynamic vocals. “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” conveys a fun and empowering message, celebrating the idea that women want to enjoy life and have a good time. The song became a feminist anthem and remains one of Cyndi Lauper’s signature tracks.
The music video was directed by American TV producer and music video director. Edd Griles. The cast features Lauper’s close friend, wrestler Lou Albano as Lauper’s father while Cyndi’s real mother, Catrine, played herself.
Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Want To Have Fun – Lyrics