Here’s Julian Lynch, a member of the weird multitude she fostered, venerating Cyndi Lauper note for note. His breed of freak-flag-flying gender-playful modern human owes her a great debt — this cover is a love letter. There’s a whole generation of LGBT folk living in the light today that looked to her once in their darkness, at a time when it took immense bravery to make the now commonplace public assertion that a person is a person is a person. She’s a goddess, that girl, and gay rights aside, her songs had a layer of artistry and heart that always belied their incredible popularity.
Oh, Cyndi, sweetheart. You were right.
We all just want to have fun.
“If you’re lost you can look and you will find me…”