Time After Time (Cyndi Lauper Song)
"Time After Time" is a song by American singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper, released as the second single from her album She's So Unusual. It reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart on June 9, 1984, and remained there for two weeks. Worldwide, the song is her most commercially successful single after "Girls Just Want to Have Fun", and reached number three on the UK Singles Chart and number six on the ARIA Singles Chart. The Rolling Stone and MTV: 100 Greatest Pop Songs ranked it at No. 66.
"Time After Time" was nominated for Song of the Year at the 1985 Grammy Awards. The song has been critically acclaimed, with Scott Floman, music critic for Goldmine magazine, describing the song as "gorgeously heartfelt" and "one of the decade’s finest ballads".
The song, which is still played frequently on adult contemporary radio, is known for its numerous covers by a wide range of artists, including an instrumental version by Miles Davis. An acoustic version was sung by Lauper on her 2005 album, The Body Acoustic. In this version, Sarah McLachlan provided backing vocals. The version with Sarah McLachlan was used in Ugly Betty season 3 finale. Cyndi Lauper has performed the song live with Grammy Award winning singer Patti LaBelle twice in 1985 and 2004 and with Grammy Award winning singer Sarah McLachlan at the American Music Awards of 2005 and has also performed the song with Grammy Award winning rapper Lil' Kim in 2009.
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