The single reached #7 on MTV US on 1987. The song has become a fan favorite and Lauper still often performs it.
The song reached #3 in the U.S.,#67 in the UK, #9 on the United World Chart and #15 in Australia.
Popular remixes by Shep Pettibone were also released. A popular music video was filmed in Piccadilly Circus in London. It features Lauper and her band performing the song in front of a large group of people.
Lauper re-recorded it acoustically, and her official site later made it available for free as a digital download.
The Bangles sang background vocals on the original recording.
|United World Chart||9|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||3|
|U.S. Billboard Year-End||61|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Music Maxi Single Sales||9|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play||4|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Airplay||5|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Singles Sales||2|
|U.S. Billboard ARC Weekly Top 40||2|
|Cash Box Top 100 Singles||4|
|Casey's Top 40 Radio & Records||4|
|Australian ARIA Singles Chart||15|
|Canadian Singles Chart||7|
|Chilean Singles Chart||4|
|Colombian Singles Chart||5|
|French Singles Chart||8|
|German Singles Chart||22|
|Israeli Singles Chart||1|
|New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart||41|
|Swedish Singles Chart||15|
|UK Singles Chart||67|