After Laughter (Comes Tears)

Andreas Papakostas Smyris

After Laughter (Comes Tears) is an RnB song composed by Wendy Rene in the mid-sixties, and up to this time, it has been sampled in more than 80 tracks of mainly pop and hip hop music. In this piece I present my own cover of the song, by stretching, distorting, and mixing it with harsh synthetic resonances, as I am attempting to retain a feeling of an album track.

Andreas Papakostas Smyris is a composer based in Greece. Lately, he produces electronic music that is based on the algorithmic interaction of synthetic sounds and various samples, such as popular songs, urban field recordings, and sounds from TV and radio, in an attempt to form a sonic image of his everyday experiences.