Thursday, April 1, 2010

Cyndi Lauper and Fast Pitch Softball


There is so much to love in Cyndi's mid-eighties live version of All Through the Night.

I almost cry every time she hits the line about stray cats, but that sentiment is quickly overshadowed by the fast pitch softball move at the 2 minute mark....and then the praying-mantis-inspired dance sequence at 2:16.

...And - it must be mentioned - the appearance of the Little Richard/Carmen Miranda hybrid at 3:49.

Even with the crazy eyes, I think her performance is ridiculously wonderful, and Cyndi clearly rocks with her support of the LGBT community. My love for her endures, even if it means I have to overlook her involvement in reality television.

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