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Patti Smith, Michael Stipe and More Join Forces on ‘People Have the Power’

Patti Smith, Joan Baez, Michael Stipe, Cyndi Lauper, Stella McCartney, Tony Hawk, and Micah Nelson — along with dozens of artists and activists worldwide — recorded…
SPIN Staff / September 22, 2020

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Billie Eilish, Cher, Phoebe Bridgers and More to Play Cyndi Lauper’s Home for the Holidays Benefit

Cyndi Lauper has announced her 10th annual Home for the Holidays benefit concert, featuring such stars as Billie Eilish,…
Danielle Chelosky / December 7, 2020

Henry Rollins and Cyndi Lauper Celebrate the Holidays With “Rise Above” Duet

Get ready to hear Black Flag's seminal 1981 punk anthem "Rise Above" as you've never heard it before: with a vocal assist from '80s pop…
Maggie Serota / December 11, 2019

Miles Davis: Our 1985 Interview, Part 2

This is Part Two of "Miles Style," SPIN's two-part story on the life and legacy of Miles Davis. Part Two originally appeared in the December 1985 issue of SPIN. (Check out Quincy Troupe's…
Quincy Troupe / September 28, 2019

Miles Davis: Our 1985 Interview

This is Part One of "Miles Style," SPIN's two-part story on the life and legacy of Miles Davis. Part One originally appeared in the November 1985 issue of…
Quincy Troupe / September 28, 2019

Halsey Performs Touching Stripped-Down Cover of Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time” at the Emmys

Halsey gave a performance of  Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" during the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards' "In Memoriam" segment on Sunday, September 22. The singer delivered a simpler, stripped-back…
SPIN Staff / September 23, 2019

Tina Fey Covers Cyndi Lauper and System of a Down in SNL Talent Show Sketch: Watch

Tina Fey was the host of last night's SNL season finale, with Nicki Minaj as the musical guest. Even if if Nicki took center stage…
Rob Arcand / May 20, 2018

Watch Laura Jane Grace & Cyndi Lauper Play A Punk “The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough” In NYC

Cyndi Lauper held her annual Home For The Holidays benefit show at the Beacon Theater in New York City over the weekend, and during her…
James Rettig, Stereogum / December 11, 2017

Review: The Con X Is a Worthy Tribute to Tegan and Sara

A decade ago, some critics wrote off Tegan and Sara’s The Con for lacking queerness, "genuine" fragility, and material the White…
Monique Melendez / October 20, 2017

Ryan Adams – “Back In Your Head” (Tegan and Sara Cover)

Ryan Adams' cover of "Back in Your Head" is the second track to be released from Tegan and Sara's upcoming The Con X: Covers compilation album. Earlier this…
Liz Cantrell / October 3, 2017

Tegan and Sara Announce The Con X: Covers Artists, Including Hayley Williams, Ryan Adams, Shamir, Grimes, and More

Back in July, Tegan and Sara announced a 10th anniversary edition of their album The Con, composed entirely of cover versions recorded by friends and likeminded artists. Today, the…
Anna Gaca / September 13, 2017

Cyndi Lauper’s Son Dex Makes His Debut With Hip-Hop Single ‘Wavy’

Cyndi Lauper has an 18-year-old son named Declyn Wallace Thornton. But on the mic, he goes by Dex Lauper, the iced-out playboy who has it made…
Brian Josephs / August 17, 2016

Usher, Sheryl Crow, and Cyndi Lauper Tell Donald Trump Not to Use Their Songs

One of the greatest Donald Trump takedowns came from HBO's John Oliver, who made "Make Donald Drumpf Again" a trending slogan. It's no surprise he…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2016

Cyndi Lauper Delivers Emotional Performance of Prince’s ‘When You Were Mine’

One of the highs of Cyndi Lauper's classic 1983 debut She's So Unusual was her cover of "When You Were Mine." Thirty-three years later and a…
Brian Josephs / May 26, 2016

Cyndi Lauper Will Donate Raleigh Concert Profits to Help Repeal HB2

Update: Duran Duran joined in the fight against HB2. Last night at their show in Charlotte, the band launched Equality North Carolina's petition against the…
Rachel Brodsky / April 16, 2016
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