Love as Laughter

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Love As Laughter
Background information
Origin Olympia, Washington, United States
Genres Indie rock
Years active 1994–present
Labels Sub Pop, K, Glacial Pace
Associated acts Lync
Members Sam Jayne
Ivan Berko
Nic Gonzales
Andy Macleod
Robbie Lee
Past members Jessica Espeleta[1]
Dave Schneider[1]
Leslie Hardy[1]

Love as Laughter is an American indie rock band. The band was formed in 1994 by vocalist and guitarist Sam Jayne as a solo project following the break-up of his previous band, Lync.[2] The band currently features Ivan Berko on bass, Nic Gonzales on drums, Andy Macleod on guitar and Robbie Lee on keyboards. In 2008, the band signed with Isaac Brock's label Glacial Pace.


Studio Albums[edit]


  • Trademark of Quality (2007)
  • Holy E.P. (2008)
  • Greks II: Slight Return (2013)


  • Love As Laughter / Ringfinger - Love As Laughter and Ringfinger (1995)
  • Do You Experience Alien Boredom? (1995)
  • Love As Laughter / The Seductive - Tour Split (1996)
  • I'm A Bee (1996)
  • Planet Of Children (1996)
  • Fever (1996)
  • Nude 'Hos (1998)
  • My Case (2000)
  • Looks Like This City's Broken (2000)
  • Temptation Island (2001)
  • Timers (2010)
  • Lazy Soldier B/W Oasis (2015)

Sam Jayne solo[edit]

  • The "Natural" Sessions
  • The Super Natural Sessions


  1. ^ a b c Nelson, Chris (1998-06-15). "Love As Laughter Take American Rock Seriously". Retrieved 2016-07-31. 
  2. ^ Sub Pop Records (2012-06-21). "Love As Laughter Biography".