After a busy year (songwriter Sam Jayne recently appeared on Saturday Night
Live with Modest Mouse and played the prestigious All Tomorrow's Parties
festival accompanied by J. Mascis) Love and Laughter returns with Laughter's
Fifth, the smartest, grittiest solo-rich classic r'n'r record you'll get in 2K5.
Informed by Thin Lizzy/T-Rex/early Tom Petty, this album's brilliantly
disheveled pop gems tell stories of dirty tricks, miscommunication, regret,
bathroom graffiti and misadventure.
1. In Amber
2. I Won't Hurt You
3. Idol Worship! Idol Worship!
5. Every Midnight Song
6. Dirty Lives
7. I Am a Ghost
8. Canal Street
9. Pulsar Radio
10. Corona Extra
11. Makeshift Heart