SHOWER SIDE: Cyndi Lauper- She's So Unusual (Side 2)

May 18th 2017

This morning I dropped the needle on side 2 of Cyndi Lauper's debut studio album She's So Unusual. "She Bop" was the 3rd single from this album and was controversial. "She Bop" was included on the Parents Music Resource Center's "Filthy Fifteen" list, due to its sexual lyrics; this led to the creation of the Parental Advisory sticker. (Other songs on the "Filthy Fifteen" list included tracks by Madonna, Prince, and AC/DC.) In an interview on The Howard Stern Show, Lauper stated that she recorded the vocals of the song while nude. Cyndi also said she wanted little kids to think the song was about dancing and they could learn what it was really about when they got older. 

This album made history for making Cyndi the first female singer to have four top five singles on the Hot 100 from one album.  Even today, this is Cyndi's best selling album worldwide.

5. "She Bop"                         3:47
6. "All Through the Night"  4:33
7. "Witness"                          3:40
8. "I'll Kiss You"                    4:12
9. "He's So Unusual"          0:45
10. "Yeah Yeah"                   3:18
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