Love as Laughter

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Love As Laughter
Background information
OriginOlympia, Washington, United States
GenresIndie rock
Years active1994–present
LabelsSub Pop, K, Glacial Pace
Associated actsLync
MembersSam Jayne
Ivan Berko
Nic Gonzales
Andy Macleod
Robbie Lee
Past membersJessica 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] In 2008, the band signed with Isaac Brock's label Glacial Pace and released the album Holy. At the time, the band featured Jayne, Ivan Berko on bass, Zeke Howard on drums, Andy Macleod on guitar and Robbie Lee on keyboards.[3]


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".
  3. ^ "Love as Laughter: Holy Album Review | Pitchfork". Retrieved 2018-08-09.