This Reworking Of Cyndi Lauper's 'Girls Just Want To Have Fun' In A Minor Key Makes It Sound Ironic

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Yes, if you want to imbue Cyndi Lauper’s 1983 hit 'Girls Just Want To Have Fun' with a deep sense of sadness and irony, simply shift it from its original major key to a minor one.

It's the work of the very talented young Chase Holfelder, who's producing an ongoing series in which he takes major songs and transposes them to minor.

(Funnily enough, it's the second time in as many weeks that someone's transformed Lauper's song - check out Postmodern Jukebox's reworking of it as a vintage jazz waltz, too.)

And if you're into the major-minor thing, be sure to click through the slideshow below - which includes The Doors' 'Riders On The Storm' put into a major key, and The Beatles' 'Hey Jude' and REM's 'Losing My Religion' both transposed into minor:

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(Via Twenty Two Words)