«Girls Just Want to Have Fun» is a song originally written by Robert Hazard and made famous by singer 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, an award-winning video and a worldwide hit. It has been covered on either an album or in live concert by over 30 other artists.

The single was Lauper’s breakthrough hit, remaining in the #2 position on the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks.It remains one of Lauper’s signature songs and is was a widely popular song during the era of its release, the 1980s.

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