Cyndi Lauper's popularity rested on the zany, frenetic hit "Girls Just Want To Have Fun," her dirty little secret meaning song "She Bop," and her debut hit "All Through the Night," all of which made it to the Billboard Top 5 But her reputation as a musical artist rests more on "Time After Time," her one #1 hit off of the album. Of course, Lauper did not write "Girls," that would be Robert Hazard, but she did co-write "Time" with Rob Hyman of the Hooters, but her willingness to cover that diverse a ground musically meant she could not be dismissed as a person of garish appearance (she was sort of the female Boy George, if you can wrap your mind around such an idea). "She's So Unusual" is an appropriate title for this above average debut album, which sold 5 million copies and made Lauper one of the biggest stars of the early MTV period with her thin, girlish voice and rag-tag appearance. In fact, it is really one of the defining albums of the early 1980s, with its colorful new wave fusion of a whole bunch of musical styles. Unfortunately, Lauper was not able to come anywhere near as close with her subsequent albums, which saw a shift to more mainstream pop ballads.