Cynthia Ann Stephanie "Cyndi" Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American Grammy- and Emmy award winning singer-songwriter and actress. She achieved success in the mid-1980s with the release of the album She's So Unusual, and became the first artist to have four top-five singles released from one album. Lauper has released 11 albums and over 40 singles, selling more than 25 million albums and singles worldwide. She continues to tour the world in support of human rights.
The Essential Cyndi Lauper
The Essential is a compilation by an American pop icon Cyndi Lauper. It was released as part of Sony BMG's The Essential series in 2003.
Five year after its initial release, Sony Music Entertainment Japan reissued the album accompanied with bonus DVD which features four music videos. The expanded edition debuted at the number 29 on the Japan's Oricon, and became her eighth top-40 charting albums in the country.
1. "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" (Robert Hazard)
2. "Money Changes Everything" (Tom Gray)
3. "Who Let in the Rain" (Cyndi Lauper, Allee Willis)
4. "She Bop" (Lauper, Gary Corbett, Rick Chertoff, Stephen Broughton Lunt)
5. "Time After Time" (Lauper, Rob Hyman)
6. "I Drove All Night" (Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly)
7. "Hat Full of Stars" (Lauper, Nicky Holland)
8. "Change of Heart" (Lauper, Essra Mohawk)
9. "Sisters of Avalon" (Lauper, Jan Pulsford)
10. "All Through the Night" (Jules Shear)
11. "When You Were Mine" (Prince)
12. "True Colors" (Steinberg, Kelly)
13. "Unhook the Stars" (Lauper, Pulsford)
14. "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough" (Lauper, Broughton Lunt, A. Stead)