Best Song Lyrics: Part IX

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Cyndi Lauper (1984)-I hate to over-rely on words like “classist” or “feminist” but this song is practically begging me to. Overtly this song is under the guise of a girl power anthem. The plural here-“girls” instead of “girl” — makes the biggest difference: In songs, the relationship is the celebration and it’s not a song of self-discovery, but rather a song to the “ladies out there” like Beyonce often targets her…

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Orrin Konheim

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