Watch: Cyndi Lauper Says Motown Inspired ‘Girls Just Want To Have Fun’

Time flies when you’re having fun.

Which is the perfect explanation for how Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” has hit the 30 mark right under our noses, last October. With the re-release of her landmark album She’s So Unusual coming on April 1, the pop queen from Queens reflects on the influence of reggae and Motown in the creation of her classic single—one that rappers like Cam’Ron, Jon Connor, and Eve adore.

Check out the newly unearthed original demo version(!) of “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” over at Idolator.

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Shaggy Feat. Eve – “Girls Just Want To Have Fun”