Laughter In The Rain

Album: Sedaka's Back (1974)
Charted: 15 1
  • Strolling along country roads with my baby
    It starts to rain, it begins to pour
    Without an umbrella we're soaked to the skin
    I feel a shiver run up my spine
    I feel the warmth of her hand in mine

    Oh, I hear laughter in the rain,
    Walking hand in hand with the one I love
    Oh, how I love the rainy days and the happy way I feel inside

    After a while we run under a tree
    I turn to her and she kisses me
    There with the beat of the rain on the leaves
    Softly she breathes and I close my eyes
    Sharing our love under stormy skies

    Oh, I hear laughter in the rain,
    Walking hand in hand with the one I love
    Oh, how I love the rainy days and the happy way I feel inside

    I feel the warmth of her hand in mine
    Oh, I hear laughter in the rain,
    Walking hand in hand with the one I love
    Oh, how I love the rainy days and the happy way I feel inside
    Oh, I hear laughter in the rain,
    Walking hand in hand with the one I love
    Oh, how I love the rainy days and the happy way I feel inside Writer/s: NEIL SEDAKA, PHIL CODY
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Tjy from Qld, AustraliaNeil had several more hits in Australia, than he did in the USA, including Star Crossed Lovers reaching #1 in 1968. The song was recorded in Australia, at Festival Records Studios, in Sydney, and released on the Atlantic label. This was only a major hit in Australia. Neil worked in Australia for a couple of years, performing cabaret shows. During that time he also recorded another Australia only hit, making #1 in 1970 with Wheelin' West Virginia, which was also recorded at Festival Studios, and was released on the Festival Records label. Laughter In The Rain was also released in Australia in December 1974, becoming a bigger hit in Australia, than in the UK, reaching #4 in January 1975. It was released on the MGM label. Standing On The Inside was also a major hit, making the top 10 in 1975, also released on MGM. Later in '75 Bad Blood made #1 in Australia, released on RCA Victor. Further chart success came in 1976, with a re-recorded version of Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, making the Australian Top 20, released on Polydor.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 25, 1975, Neil Sedaka performed "Laughter In The Rain" on the Dick Clark ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was at #2 on Billboard's Top 100 chart, one day later it would peak at #1 {for 1 week} and it spent twenty weeks on the Top 100...
    And on January 18th, 1975 it reached #2 {for 1 week} on the Canadian RPM Singles chart, the week it was at #2, the #1 record for that week was "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" by Elton John, and "Laughter In The Rain" was on Elton's Rock Record label .
    Between 1959 and 1980 Neil had thirty records on the Top 100 chart, nine made the Top 10 with three reaching #1...
    Beside "Laughter In The Rain", his other two #1 records were "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" for 2 weeks in 1962 and "Bad Blood" for 3 weeks in 1975...
    Neil Sedaka will celebrate his 79th birthday in two months on March 13th {2018}...
    And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, exactly six years earlier on January 25th, 1969 Neil appeared on 'American Bandstand' and performed "Workin' On A Groovy Thing".
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 26th 1975, "Laugher In The Rain" by Neil Sedaka peaked at #1 (for 1 week) on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart...
    Back on December 22nd, 1974 it entered the Top 10 at #8; then for the next five weeks it began its step by step move up the Top 10, starting next at #5, then #4, to #3, to #2 and then to #1 on this date...
    Mr. Sedaka will celebrated his 75th birthday in two months on March 13th (2014).
  • Steve Dotstar from Los Angeles, CaNeil, This song makes me feel good all over...especially your record production of it..Thanks for writing this tune!
  • Jennifer Harris from Grand Blanc, MiThis is my favorite Neil Sedaka song too.RIP King of POP.
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