Girls Just Want to Have Fun

original song written and composed by Robert Hazard

"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" is a song by Cyndi Lauper. It was the first single by Lauper. The single reached number one in over ten countries. It received a Grammy Award nomination for Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Cap'n Lou Albano was in the music video for the song.

"Girls Just Want to Have Fun"
Single by Cyndi Lauper
from the album She's So Unusual
B-side"Right Track Wrong Train"
ReleasedSeptember 6, 1983
Format7", 12"
RecordedJune 1983
at The Record Plant
(New York City)
GenreSynthpop, New Wave
Length3:58
LabelEpic, Portrait, CBS
Songwriter(s)Robert Hazard
Producer(s)Rick Chertoff, William Wittman
Cyndi Lauper singles chronology
"You Make Loving Fun"
(1977)
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun"
(1983)
"Time After Time"
(1984)
"You Make Loving Fun"
(1977)
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun"
(1983)
"Time After Time"
(1984)
Music sample
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The song was covered by Miley Cyrus. The Miley Cyrus version is off her album Breakout. It has been covered on either an album or in live concert by over 30 other artists.