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From '' The Real Rock`N`Roll Chicks ''
Label: ToBaGo Records -- TBR 001
01. Shut Up 'n' Drive
02. Pin Up Girl
03. Sweet Dreams
04. Tic Toc
05. Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
07. That's All Right Mama
08. Evacuate The Dancefloor
09. Fuck You
10. Girls Just Want To Have Fun
11. Rockabella Baby
12. Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On
13. Just Like A Pill
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun" is a song recorded by American recording artist Cyndi Lauper.
It was the first major single released by Lauper as a solo artist and the lead-off single from her debut album She's So Unusual.
Lauper's version gained recognition as a feminist anthem and promoted by an award-winning video.
It has been covered on either an album or in live concert by over 30 other artists.
The single was Lauper's breakthrough hit, reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and becoming a worldwide hit throughout late 1983 and early 1984.
It remains one of Lauper's signature songs and was a widely popular song during the era of its release, the 1980s.
The "Rolling Stone & MTV: '100 Greatest Pop Songs': 1-50", "Rolling Stone: "The 100 Top Music Videos"" and the "VH1: 100 Greatest Videos" lists ranked the song at #22, #39 and #45, respectively.
The song received a Grammy Award nomination for Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun" has been covered by many artists, including Katy Perry, Kelly Rowland, Emilie Autumn, Estelle, Miley Cyrus, The Cheetah Girls, The Killers, Jessie J, and Aloha from Hell.
The Chipettes recorded a popular cover version for the 1984 Alvin and the Chipmunks episode "The Greatest Show-Offs on Earth" and the soundtrack Songs from Our TV Shows. A new recording was released on the 1990 soundtrack Rockin' Through the Decades.
The band Exude recorded their version in 1984, retitled as "Boys Just Want to Have Sex".
Big Daddy recorded a version for the 1985 album, Meanwhile...Back in the States, released by the Rhino record company.
Also in 1985, "Weird Al" Yankovic released a parody entitled "Girls Just Want to Have Lunch" for his album Dare to Be Stupid.
Rapper Cam'ron used reworked melodies and interpolations of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" in his 2004 single "Girls", which features R&B singer Mona Lisa.
Greg Laswell's slow version of the song was used in 2007 in an episode of the television series Damages and in 2009 appeared on the soundtracks for the films Confessions of a Shopaholic and My Sister's Keeper. Laswell's version of the song was covered in the third season of the TV show Glee. His version was also featured in Suburgatory.
The electronic band Starfucker covered Lauper's song on their 2009 EP Jupiter.
In 2010, the Spanish folk metal band Mägo de Oz cover the song, along with "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!" on the "Que el Viento Sople a Tu Favor" single, promoting Gaia III: Atlantia.
During the first season of Being Erica, Erica (Erin Karpluk) and her friend Jenny (Paula Brancati) sang the song twice in one episode: once at a karaoke bar (present day) and in a flashback scene at her Bat Mitzvah during the 2009 episode, "Adultescence".
In the Daria "Legends of the Mall" episode, Metalmouth's teeth picked up a radio station playing the song.
In 2012, the song was covered in the film Barbie: The Princess and the Popstar, and was retitled as "Princesses Just Want to Have Fun", sung by Jennifer Waris.
A cover can be heard on the 2012 video game Sleeping Dogs, where the player can play the song in a SingStar type of mini-game.
On Sesame Street, Oscar the Grouch, Grundgetta and a couple other Grouch girls sang a parody of the song, "Grouch Girls Don't Wanna Have Fun".
VeggieTales recorded a version of this song called "Gourds Just Want to Have Fun", sung by Jimmy and Jerry Gourd, on their album Bob and Larry Sing the 80's.
Relient K covered the song for their 2011 cover album, Is for Karaoke.
The song appears in the 2013 video game BioShock Infinite with the original barrel organ instrumental cover of the song.
X Factor Australia 2013 runner-up Taylor Henderson covered the song in the final and it reached the number 2 position on the Australian singles charts. It was included on his debut album Taylor Henderson.
"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" is a same-titled song by reggae musician Shaggy, featuring American female rapper Eve. The song, with completely different lyrics, samples in the chorus Lauper's song. It was released as the official lead, and second overall single from Shaggy's eleventh studio album, Rise and charted in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Poland.