Music video by Cyndi Lauper performing Hey Now (Girls Just Want To Have Fun). (C) 1994 Sony BMG Music Entertainment
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun" was the first major single released by singer Cyndi Lauper as a solo artist. It gained renown 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 song was written by Robert Hazard, who recorded it in 1979. He wrote it from a male point of view. For Lauper's version, he changed the lyrics slightly to allow it to be performed by a female and Hazard approved the minor changes. Her version appeared on her 1983 debut solo record, She's So Unusual.