Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Girls Just Want to Have Fun
4.15 3:55
2 Money Changes Everything
5:03
3 Who Let In the Rain
4:38
4 She Bop
3.5 3:49
5 Time After Time
4.5 4:01
6 I Drove All Night
4.65 4:13
7 Hat Full of Stars
4:29
8 Change of Heart
5 4:25
9 Sisters of Avalon
4:22
10 All Through the Night
3.5 4:30
11 When You Were Mine
3 5:04
12 True Colors
4.7 3:48
13 Unhook the Stars
3:59
14 The Goonies 'R' Good Enough
3:38

Credits

CD 1

additional engineer:
John Jansen (tracks 1–2, 5, 10–11)
Rod O'Brien (tracks 1–2, 5, 10–11)
additional lyricist:
Cyndi Lauper (track 8)
assistant engineer:
John Agnello (tracks 1–2, 5, 10–11)
associate producer:
William Wittman (tracks 1–2, 5, 10–11)
composer:
Tom Gray (New wave singer - songwriter) (track 2)
Robert Hazard (track 1)
Prince Rogers Nelson (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 11)
Essra Mohawk (track 8)
Jules Shear (track 10)
engineer:
William Wittman (tracks 1–2, 5, 10–11)
Bryan McGee (sound engineer) (track 12)
lead vocals:
Cyndi Lauper (tracks 1–2, 5, 10–11)
lyricist:
Tom Gray (New wave singer - songwriter) (track 2)
Robert Hazard (track 1)
Prince Rogers Nelson (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 11)
Essra Mohawk (track 8)
Jules Shear (track 10)
mixer:
Bryan McGee (sound engineer) (track 12)
producer:
Rick Chertoff (tracks 1–2, 5, 10–11)
writer:
Rick Chertoff (track 4)
Gary Corbett (track 4)
Rob Hyman (track 5)
Tom Kelly (songwriter) (tracks 6, 12)
Cyndi Lauper (tracks 3–5, 9, 13–14)
Steve Lunt (tracks 4, 14)
Jan Pulsford (tracks 9, 13)
Arthur Stead (track 14)
William Steinberg (tracks 6, 12)
Allee Willis (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1989 –) (track 1)
publisher:
Controversy Music (track 11)
Dub Notes Music (track 5)
Funzalo Music (track 10)
Hobbler Music (track 4)
Human Boy Music (track 5)
Juters Music (track 10)
Rellla Music Corp. (tracks 4–5)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (tracks 1, 12)
Spirit One Music (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (track 5)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 5)
recorded at:
The Record Plant (New York) in New York, New York, United States (tracks 1–2, 5, 10–11)
mash-ups:
remixes:
Xtra Fun by Cyndi Lauper (track 1)
sampled by:
Ffun Haave To by Girl Talk (track 1)
Le Fruit défendu by Mystik feat. K‐Reen (track 12)
Make Me Wanna by Girl Talk (track 5)
cover recording of:
I Drove All Night (track 6)
When You Were Mine (track 11)
later parody versions:
Sheba (track 4)
later translated versions:
Dej zpátky čas (track 5)
Var inte rädd (track 5)
recording of:
Change of Heart (track 8)
She Bop (track 4)
Sisters of Avalon (track 9)
Time After Time (track 5)
True Colors (track 12)
Unhook the Stars (track 13)

Release

art direction: Howard Fritzson
design/illustration: Risa Noah (designer)
liner notes: David A. Wild
mastering: Vic Anesini
producer: Bruce Dickinson (Engineer)
mastered at: Sony Music Studios (NYC) in New York, New York, United States
ASIN: US: B00008PX8X [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2031261 [info]
other databases: https://rateyourmusic.com/release/comp/cyndi_lauper/the_essential_cyndi_lauper.p/ [info]