Girls Just Want to Have Fun

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun"
Single by Cyndi Lauper
from the album She's So Unusual
B-side "Right Track Wrong Train"
Released September 6, 1983
Format 7", 12"
Recorded June 1983
at The Record Plant
(New York City)
Genre Synthpop, New Wave
Length 3:58
Label Epic, Portrait, CBS
Writer(s) Robert Hazard
Producer Rick Chertoff, William Wittman
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
Silver (BPI)
2xPlatinum (Music Canada)
Gold (Info Disc)
Cyndi Lauper singles chronology
"You Make Loving Fun"
(1977)
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun"
(1983)
"Time After Time"
(1984)
Music sample
[[:File:|"Girls Just Want to Have Fun"]]
[[File:|140px|center|noicon]]

"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" is a song by Cyndi Lauper. It was the first single by Lauper. The single reached number one in over ten countries. It received a Grammy Award nomination for Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Cap'n Lou Albano was in the music video for the song.

The song was covered by Miley Cyrus. The Miley Cyrus version is off her album Breakout. It has been covered on either an album or in live concert by over 30 other artists.