True Colors is a song written by professional songwriters Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly. It was both the title track and the first single released from Cyndi Lauper's second album.
In 1998, the song was covered by Phil Collins for his compilation album …Hits. The version was a smooth jazz influenced version compared to the original.
The track peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart and at #26 on the UK Singles Chart.