Laughter's Fifth

Album Review of Laughter's Fifth by Love As Laughter.

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Laughter's Fifth

Love As Laughter

Laughter's Fifth by Love As Laughter

Release Date: Apr 26, 2005
Record label: Sub Pop
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

90 Music Critic Score
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Laughter's Fifth - Excellent, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 90
Based on rating 9/10

Love as Laughter kind of meandered to a pause after 2001's fabulous Sea to Shining Sea. But that's not the same thing as being inactive. Sam Jayne put together a solo album and moved to New York City, where he got to performing troubadour-like quite regularly. While LAL were away, a lot of people started noticing the Shins -- another Sub Pop band making literate, charmingly weary little songs -- and those same listeners will love Laughter's Fifth.

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