Smile-Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole
Writer(s) Charlie Chaplin
John Turner
Geoffrey Parsons
Recorded 1954
Length 0:33 (Lana Del Rey cover)

"Smile" is a song by Nat King Cole, it is based on an instrumental theme used in the soundtrack for the 1936 Charlie Chaplin movie Modern Times. Nat King Cole released the first version with lyrics in 1954.

Cover version Edit

Lana Del Rey sang a brief a cappella version the song during an interview with France Inter radio on September 17, 2015, the interview aired on September 18th.[1]

Lyrics Edit

Smile though your heart is aching
Smile even though it's breaking
When there are clouds in the sky
You'll get by

If you smile
Through your fear and sorrow
Smile and maybe tomorrow
You'll see the sun come shining through
If you just smile