Jun 6, 2014

Cyndi Lauper – True Colors

Cynthia Ann Stephanie "Cyndi" Lauper (New York, New York, June 22, 1953), better known as Cyndi Lauper is an American singer who has sold over 25 million albums worldwide.

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She was the first female singer to have four singles from one album in the top 5 of Billboard and songs he became part of global culture.

Daughter of Fred Lauper and Catrine Dominique (featured in several of his videos), has two brothers, Fred and Elen. After her parents' divorce, she moved with her mother and siblings to Queens. At 12 he was already composing and playing guitar.

Cyndi Lauper began her career as a singer of a group called Long Island Doc West. He went to the Flyer band, where he devoted himself to perform songs from Jefferson Airplane, Queen, Led Zeppelin and Bad Company, among others. In 1977 he temporarily left the music world because of an injury to his vocal cords, which had left him almost speechless.

In 1980, after a full year of voice therapy, Cyndi Lauper again pursue music. This time he does with John Turi, a musician who played several instruments, and with whom he formed the band Blue Angel. That same year they released their debut album, bearing the name of the group.

However, the group's career was not successful and decided to put an end to this little path. He decided to start a solo career.

In 1983 he signed with Portrait Records and released his first album She's So Unusual, which sought to reaffirm the extravagant appearance of the artist. That year, the album sold 4.5 million copies in the United States. Cyndi Lauper became the first artist to put 4 songs in the top 5 of Billboard with his debut album: Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Time After Time, She Bop and All Through The Night.

As the fashionable artist at the time, was hired to interpret the main theme of the movie The Goonies (1985), directed by Richard Donner and produced by Steven Spielberg. The song he wrote for the film, Good Enough, went straight to the top 10 of the Billboard. He also worked in USA for Africa that recorded on the night of January 28, 1985 before the gala at the American Music Awards was a perfect opportunity to bring together many artists to perform the song We Are The World by Michael Jackson and Lionel Ritchie .

A year later published True Colors, which featured collaborations with artists such as Billy Joel, Nile Rodgers, and the Bangles. The song that gives title track earned him a Grammy nomination.

In 1988 Cyndi Lauper was released as the lead in the big screen alongside Jeff Goldblum and Peter Falk in The Secret of the Golden Pyramid, a comedy adventure with great touches that had little success.

A Night To Remember (1989), would be the title of their third album, where was I Drove All Night, song Roy Orbison also interpreted and Celine Dion, and for which he received a nomination for the Grammy that year.

Following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1990 Roger Waters calls for the most massive show of rock history. In "The Berlin Wall", and before more than 300,000 people, Lauper performed "Another brick in the wall". His performance was one of the highest moments of the show. He shared the stage that night with Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Sinead O'Connor and Marianne Faithful among others.

At the request of Yoko Ono participates Tribute to John Lennon organized in London, with artists such as Elton John, Lenny Kravitz and Ray Charles among others. This event and his friendship with Yoko Ono Lauper inspired to give a new twist to his career. In his next work, without abandoning his musical ease, is very serious issues in American society, such as abuse, abortion and poverty.

In 1991 Cyndi Lauper married actor David Thornton, whom she had met a year earlier in the second film of his career, Off And Running (1990). Probably love inspired him because Hat Full Of Stars (1993), his next album, was the most critically acclaimed. Rolling Stone commented that "his voice had never sounded better multioctavas."

Three years later came an appearance on the sitcom Mad About You for which she received an Emmy nomination, which ultimately did not win. However, their appearance in the series the following year finally earned him the coveted prize.

Along with Michael J. Fox and Nathan Lane intervene in children's comedy Just Shoot Me (1993).

In 1994 intervene in the film by Alan Parker, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, with Jennifer Jason Leigh and Matthew Broderick, among others. Their role is so minimal that it does not feature accredited; plays a picnic diner. That same year, on the occasion of the celebration of the label he worked with Lauper for 10 years, published a compilation of hits called "Twelve deadly Cyns ... and then some." It also contains a new version of a theme Blue Angel, besides "Hey now," a twist on their hit "Girls just wanna have fun" reggae version that returns again to the lists of worldwide hits and an international tour that included Japan and South America.

1996 was the year it came out Sisters Of Avalon in Japan. The album was composed entirely her, but was helped by Jan Pulsford, the keyboardist. The following year would the worldwide launch. In an advanced state of pregnancy, Lauper surprises throughout the U.S. out on tour with Tina Turner.

In 1997 he released "Merry Christmas ... have a nice life," a Christmas album with traditional songs and new compositions. The disc art debuts her husband and young son, something very unusual in the unusual girl, as Lauper always kept his private life.

In 2000 participate in the film The opportunists with Christopher Walken. And while their debut album She's So Unusual with remastered sound and three bonus live tracks will be reissued.

After signing a contract with the Edel label, he recorded his first album with the label, Shine (2001), an album that never see the light in the world (only released in Japan in April 2004) and consisted of 12 songs.

In 2002 he toured the United States with his friend, music legend Cher. Following this tour, he decided to start again, but this time alone.

At last (2004) edited with the record label Epic; record that paid homage to the greats of American music: Burt Bacharach, Stevie Wonder ...

In this period, Cyndi worked on an episode of the legendary gay series Queer as Folk (USA), corresponding to a chapter of the 5th season, now in its final stretch, where plays herself at a charity gala support gays and lesbians. Pop diva rock interpreted Shine (Babylon Mix) theme accompanied by a spectacular choreography and lighting effects, this track can be found exclusively on the soundtrack of the series, Queer As Folk: The Final Season.

The Body Acoustic (2005) is the last album released Ms. Lauper, which reinvents his best known songs, with great musicians such as Shaggy, Ani DiFranco, Adam Lazzara, Jeff Beck, Puffy AmiYumi and Sarah McLachlan .

He debuted on Broadway in 2006 with "The Threepenny Opera" in a modern version of the classic Bertolt Brech, important work that earned Tony nominations.

The November 24, 2009 exclusively presented their single Set Your Heart at the White Party in Miami.

Bring Ya To The Brink, Cyndi's new job, at first this project was to be called Savoir Faire and later the name was to be Back From The Brink, but at the last minute the title was changed, he reported it same during a concert in the Australian city of Perth. He has performed live several singles such as Set your Heart. The album features 12 tracks totally unprecedented, danceable and catchy composition has "Same Ol 'Story" as first official worldwide single, except in Japan where "Set Your Heart" is the first single advantage is the song chosen for the advertising campaign for a well known car brand. Also the Japanese edition of the CD has two bonus tracks; also circulate new remixes of the hits "True Colors" and "Time After Time". In September 2008 he began a tour with the name Bring Ya To The Brink World Tour visit in which countries such as Argentina, where his last performance was in November 1994, Peru and Chile.

In 2009 she played a psychic Avalon Harmonia name in the first episode of the fifth season of the television series Bones.

The disc content is as follows:

01 CHANGE OF HEART (4:22)
MAYBE HE'LL KNOW 02 (4:25)
03 BOY BLUE (4:46)
04 TRUE COLORS (3:46)
05 CALM INSIDE THE STORM (3:54)
06 WHAT'S GOING ON (4:39)
IKO IKO 07 (2:08)
08 THE NEARBY Faraway (3:00 PM)
09 911 (3:16)
ONE TRACK MIND 10 (3:41)

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Cyndi Lauper is my favorite Lp, we get to see in collections of various clients, but do not know because I never wanted to catch up now that checking donations or loans, check and was among the friend Elizabeth Socorro, the cover was retrievable and intact vinyl, but the cover was attached to another disc idea who he was, I find I play again between lp's for sale on E-BAY the back because this is one that escaped flooding.I always caught my attention in the video for True Colors, Cyndi walking with this strange fact dressed in newspapers, remember it was too "crazy" or eccentric as it would now Lolololo, Lady Ga Ga falls short, there accommodating journals and throwing things in January got a very old and very ochentoso magazine "TU" where the interviewed and she said that when she went to houses wanted to IN A RING WRESTLING but her boyfriend on duty at that time did not accept such jajajajjaja madness .In this album I also love the songs "Change of Heart" and "Iko Iko", soon or before December promise you assemble the collection of their hits if I have it in cd's and buy when I went to Miami in 96, is a double album.Well ... a few ochentosos were going to drop the writ with this record, hope you like it as much as me.As I always say, enjoy it!



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