Cyndi Lauper (born Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper on June 22, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York, United States), is a Grammy Award-winning singer (who possesses a four-octave vocal range) and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress. She was lead singer of the rockabilly band Blue Angel before her rise to fame as a solo singer. Her melodic voice and wild costumes have come to epitomize the 1980s and New Wave — the decade and genre in which she first came to fame. Read more on Last.fm

I come home in the morning light My mother says, “when you gonna live your life right?” Oh, mamma, dear, we’re not the fortunate ones And girls—they wanna have fun Oh, girls just wanna have fun The phone rings in the middle of the night My father yells, “what you gonna do with your life?”…