"On 'True Colors' I had this verse and it was written about my mother: 'You've got a long list with so many choices, a ventriloquist with so many voices, and your friends in high places say where the pieces fit, you've got too many faces in your makeup kit, but I see your true colors shining through,' then it went on with the same chorus that the song has.'' - Billy Steinberg (songwriter)
''That chorus has tremendous universal appeal, it could be sung by anyone to anyone. It could be a parent to a child, a friend to a friend, could be for or about anyone. On the other hand, the lyric to the verse Billy wrote, although it's very poetic and very interesting, it seems to be specifically about someone with friends in high places.'' - Tom Kelly (songwriter)
"I realized it had to be a voice that whispers to you. A voice that's almost childlike so it will speak to the softest, most gentle part of a human being. It's a voice whispering to you, telling you it's going to be OK." - Cyndi Lauper
6/22/2020 01:35:37 pm
I had fun by playing all three videos at one time it was great-please try it. I'd like to hear your comments concerning the outcome.
Oliver St John Mildmay
8/28/2021 07:32:17 pm
G r e a t S o n g
9/15/2021 04:24:58 pm
Oliver St. John Milday Cyndi did not say this from Billy Steinberg he is the one who wrote the song at the top its him he says he had started writing this yes about his mother not Cyndi's mother and the article means this song is universal it can be about your mother or a lover or a friend or anyone you love or care about this song can speak to anyone and Cyndi does sing with the quiet gentle tone of a childlike angel
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