Cyndi Lauper

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Skin by Sergio del Molino review – a meditation on psoriasis and the psyche
A sufferer writes about how the skin condition affected figures as diverse as Joseph Stalin, John Updike and Cyndi Lauper

Houman Barekat

29, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Daddy cool? Why pop is obsessed with bad dads
To mark 10 years since Glasvegas released Daddy’s Gone, we explore the failing fathers of pop, from Flight of the Conchords to Madonna

Gavin Haynes

12, Oct, 2018 @11:59 AM

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David Byrne – (almost) all of his albums ranked!
As the experimental iconoclast embarks on a UK tour for new album American Utopia, we rate his studio LPs, from Remain in Light to The Last Emperor

Alexis Petridis

14, Jun, 2018 @12:04 PM

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Cyndi Lauper: 'Fame is tricky. There's no book on dealing with it'
With 80s pop star Cyndi Lauper’s musical Kinky Boots continuing its run in London’s West End, she talks about dangerous videos, breathing deep and Miles Davis

30, May, 2018 @12:09 PM

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May contain masturbation: the woman weaponising pop's Filthy 15
In 1985, a group of Washington women hit back at the ‘offensive’ lyrics of some of pop’s biggest names. Now their ‘parental advisory’ meddling – and the 15 tracks they initially targeted – have been turned into a riotous piece of musical revenge

Dave Simpson

26, Apr, 2018 @5:00 AM

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From Travolta’s twist to strobe-lit raves: 10 of the best dancefloor scenes in cinema
Here’s our rundown of the best dancing scenes on screen – moments that are often more about humanity than spectacular choreography

Ellen E Jones

09, Apr, 2018 @11:00 PM

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Family life: My dad in the US Marines; Cyndi Lauper’s Girls Just Want to Have Fun; jam sandwiches
Readers’ favourite photographs, songs and recipes

23, Sep, 2017 @5:45 AM

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Kinky Boots review – Cyndi Lauper's frockbuster musical a head-over-heels delight
The Australian production of the musical that has conquered Broadway and the West End is polished, infectious and a joy

Brigid Delaney

23, Oct, 2016 @2:12 AM

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Cyndi Lauper review – a comforting tonic in difficult times
The pop raconteur rides a stick pony around the stage, offers welcome ‘Cyndi-isms’ and embraces country music with curiosity, camp and utter sincerity

Caroline Sullivan

01, Jul, 2016 @10:21 AM

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Cyndi Lauper: 'In North Carolina I insisted on a transgender bathroom'
Having conquered pop and musical theatre, Lauper went to Nashville to record a country album, Detour. She talked about working with legends and why she chose to perform in a state with anti-LGBT laws

Mark Guarino

27, Apr, 2016 @3:57 PM

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David Bowie tribute will star Debbie Harry, Pixies, Mumford & Sons and Bette Midler
The lineup for the two tribute shows in New York on 31 March and 1 April also includes the Roots, Cat Power, Laurie Anderson, Michael Stipe and Robyn Hitchcock

Guardian music

18, Feb, 2016 @9:07 AM

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Kinky Boots review – high-kicking and colourful, but not quite the perfect pair
The costumes and choreography are full of brio, but a dull central character drags down this tale of transformative footwear

Susannah Clapp

20, Sep, 2015 @7:00 AM

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