19 Best Songs About Laughter

By Nico Gonzalez

Songs about Laughter are not that common. However, lyricists and singers have created some songs that tell about the fun and happiness of laughter. I will give a list of 20 best songs about laughter.


Laughter Lines – Bastille

Bastille-Laughter Lines with lyrics

This song is about a party and how it does not feel like a party without laughter. It also refers to the depression of some countries, and said that those who think this way are foolish. Its lyrics are about how laughter can be true medicine. Its lyrics include: “You said there’s only one direction, straight through the heart of this town. But I’m afraid we’ve got a bad reception; we’re miles away from any sound”.

After Laughter (Comes Tears) Wendy Rene

The song talks about laughing and then crying, and that the tears will eventually stop. This means that happiness is just around the corner. After Laughter (Comes Tears) is part of a 1967 album named after Wendy Rene’s version of this song. Its lyrics include “Laughter is the world’s best medicine, after laughter comes tears”.

Laughter Is The Best Medicine Cass McCombs

Cass McCombs - Laughter Is The Best Medicine

This song is about laughter being the best medicine, and that it can cure even the deepest wounds. It also talks about how laughter does not care for who you are or what you look like, as long as you feel happy. Laughter Is The Best Medicine was part of McCombs’ second studio album named after the title of this song. Some of the lyrics include: “Laughter don’t care who you are, it don’t care what you look like. It don’t care how deep your wounds are”.

Laughter In The Rain Neil Sedaka

Neil Sedaka - Laughter In The Rain [w/ lyrics]

This song is about how laughter can be heard in the rain, and that is all that matters. Laughter In The Rain was part of Sedaka’s 1973 album named after this hit song. This hit song went half-gold, selling over 500 000 copies worldwide. Its lyrics include: “Laughter in the rain, like music of the rain. It’s not easy to explain but it helps me make a mess”. Many people covered this song, such as Ray Charles and Perry Como.

Hurricane Laughter Fontaines D.C.

Fontaines D.C. - Hurricane Laughter (Darklands Version)

This song is about laughter being a weapon that can destroy those who have not experienced it. It also talks about how laughter heals the pain of some, and brings hope to others. Hurricane Laughter was part of Fontaines D.C.’s first studio album named after this hit song. Its lyrics include: “Laughter like hurricane, laughter like a hurricane. It comes down and it baptizes, all of your pain”.

After The Laughter …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead

Ozzy Osbourne - Under the Graveyard (Official Music Video)

This song is about how the end of laughter is the beginning of sadness. It also talks about how people can pretend to be happy, but that it will eventually catch-up to them. After The Laughter was part of …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead’s eighth studio album. The lyrics include: “Laughter is the sunshine, laughter is the sun. It covers everything in shadow, once it has begun”.

Laughter and Silence Sumac

Laughter and Silence

This song is about how laughter and silence can be two faces of the same thing. It also talks about how to find happiness, one must first find the darkness. Laughter and Silence is part of Sumac’s second studio album. The lyrics include: “Laughter is the first face, and silence is the other. Together they make life meaningful when you are in the middle”. Many people compare this song to the works of Edgar Allan Poe.

Laughter In A Police State Strike Anywhere

Strike Anywhere - Laughter In A Police State

This song is about how laughter can be a form of protest, and that it is the most powerful weapon against those who have power. Laughter In A Police State was part of Strike Anywhere’s fourth studio album. The lyrics include: “Laugh in their faces, when they take your rights away. Laugh in their faces, and tell them that you won’t obey”. Some of the band’s other popular songs include “Choking On The American Dream” and “To Die In Your Arms”.

Bathroom Laughter Pissed Jeans

Pissed Jeans - Bathroom Laughter

This song is about how the sound of laughter echoes in bathrooms, and that this is louder than most people’s laughs. Bathroom Laughter was part of Pissed Jeans’ second EP named after this song. The lyrics include: “The bathroom laughter sounds like thunder, compared to the ordinary chit chat”. Some of the band’s other popular songs include “Teenage Hate” and “The Bar Is Low”.

Palahniuk’s Laughter Fightstar

Palahniuk's Laughter

This song is about how laughter heals, and that Chuck Palahniuk knows more about it than most people. Palahniuk’s Laughter was part of Fightstar’s fourth studio album. The lyrics include: “Where does laughter come from? I am your laughter”. Some of the band’s other popular songs include “Deathcar” and “30 Seconds To Mars”.

After laughter School food punishment

After Laughter - School Food Punishment

This song is about how laughter will always exist, even in the midst of darkness. It also talks about how, without laughter, there would be no joy in the world. After Laughter was part of School Food Punishment’s first studio album named after this hit song. Its lyrics include: “Laughter fills up space like some ghostly presence. It’s still here, and it never went away”.

Laughter Official HIGE DANdism

Official髭男dism - Laughter[Official Video]

This song is about how laughter is the key to happiness, and that it can make people forget their troubles. Laughter was Official HIGE DANdism’s debut single. The lyrics include: “Laughter keeps me going when I feel like giving up. It’s the best way to start my day, and the only thing that keeps me going”. The band is named after the founder’s love of high school girls.

Love Like Laughter Beth Orton

'Flowerform 07' Beth Orton, Love Like Laughter

This song is about how love can be as powerful as laughter, and that it can make people feel happy and free. Love Like Laughter was part of Beth Orton’s sixth studio album. The lyrics include: “Love is just like laughter, it’s just like a dream. It lifts you up and carries you away. And it’s easy to believe”. Beth Orton’s other popular songs include “Central Reservation” and “She Cries Your Name”.

Laughter Of Gods Tides From Nebula

Tides From Nebula - Laughter Of Gods (Eternal Movement 2013)

This song is about how there are many gods, and that they laugh at the world below them. Laughter Of Gods was part of Tides From Nebula’s third studio album. The lyrics include: “We’re just a little pawn in their game, played on a board with no name”. Some of the band’s other popular songs include “The Watchers” and “Glow”.

Laughter Lines Bonus Track Bastille

Bastille - Laughter Lines

This song is about how laughter means people are feeling happy, and it also reminds the listener that they are lucky. Laughter Lines was part of Bastille’s second studio album named after this song. The lyrics include: “Lets go back to before everything went wrong, when our biggest worry was what we were gonna wear”. Some of the band’s other popular songs include “Pompeii” and “Good Grief”.

The Last Laugh Of The Laughter Travis Scott

Travis - The Last Laugh Of The Laughter (Lyrics)

This song is about how laughter knows no limits, and it can make a person feel invincible. The Last Laugh Of The Laughter was from Travis Scott’s debut studio album “Rodeo”. It also features guest vocals from Kanye West. Some of the other popular songs on this album include “Oh My Dis Side”, “3500” and “Antidote”.

Claws of Laughter Dead At the Gates

At the Gates - Claws of Laughter Dead

This song is about how the sound of laughter can be just as deadly as any other noise. Claws of Laughter Dead was from At the Gates’ sixth studio album. The lyrics include: “The claws of laughter dead, Caught in the headlights of your stare. Smiling through the bloodstains on my hands”. This album was the last At the Gates album before they split up, and some of their other popular songs include “Blinded By Fear” and “Into The Dead Sky”.

Tears of Laughter Diary of Dreams

DIARY OF DREAMS ~ Tears Of Laughter

This song is about how laughter can also be a sign of sadness. Its lyrics include: “In the mirror I see tears of laughter, I am vain and empty”. Tears Of Laughter was from Diary Of Dreams’ second studio album. This album also features an alternate version of this song, called “Laughter” which has slightly different lyrics. Some of the band’s other songs include “Marilyn” and “This is Why You Love Me”.

Bohemian Laughter Hooverphonic

HOOVERPHONIC--Bohemian Laughter

This song is about how laughter can be heard in Bohemian music, which developed in 20th century Europe. Bohemian Laughter was from Hooverphonic’s third studio album “Blue Wonder Power Milk”. The lyrics include: “You hear it when the stars are right, you hear it on full moon nights. That kind of music will never die, its called bohemian laughter”. Some of their other popular songs include “Mad About You”, “Live” and “This Strange Effect”.