Best gay anthem: 'True Colors' or 'I Want to Break Free'? | The Tylt
Best gay anthem: 'True Colors' or 'I Want to Break Free'?
Don't forget to cast your vote for the rest our “Gay Anthem" debates below!
For the past several decades—women and LGBTQ pop music artists have openly declared their "true colors,” supported gay rights and empowered LGBTQ communities to be born their way. Enter the "Gay Anthem.” And there’s no better way to celebrate Pride Month than to honor the pop divas (women and queers included) in music who have influenced LGBTQ movements, and ultimately pick the greatest gay anthem of all time.
Queen's "I Want to Break Free" beat out Village People's "Y.M.C.A." And Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors" topped Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive" in the second round. Now it's Cyndi versus Queen.
Now, time to vote on your favorite anthem for pride in the third round.
Check out these notable lyrics to one of Cyndi's biggest anthems, "True Colors," per Genius.
🎶But I see your true colors Shining throughI see your true colors And that’s why I love you So don’t be afraid to let them show Your true colors True colors are beautiful Like a rainbow🎶
Watch Cyndi's colorful music video for the pop ballad below.