True Colors was performed by Cyndi Lauper. When it was released in 1986 it reached #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, #3 in Australia, and #5 on the UK Singles Chart.
Billy Steinberg originally wrote True Colors about his own mother. Tom Kelly altered the first verse and the duo submitted the song to Cyndi Lauper. Other songs they wrote for Cyndi Lauper include "I Drove All Night" and "Unconditional Love", the latter of…
You with the sad eyes
Don't be discouraged
Oh I realize
Its hard to take courage