Layo & Bushwacka! ‎– Love Story

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XL Recordings ‎– XLT 144 DJ1
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Disc one of a 2-disc set issued also as a doublepack.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
XLS 144 CDE Layo & Bushwacka! Love Story(CD, Single, Dig) XL Recordings XLS 144 CDE UK 2002 Sell This Version
XLR144 Layo & Bushwacka! Love Story(12", 2nd) XL Recordings XLR144 UK 2002 Sell This Version
XLS144CDE Layo & Bushwacka! Love Story(CD, Single) XL Recordings, Remote Control XLS144CDE Australia 2002 Sell This Version
XLT144DJ1, XLT144DJ2 Layo & Bushwacka! Love Story(2x12", Promo) XL Recordings, XL Recordings XLT144DJ1, XLT144DJ2 UK 2002 Sell This Version
XLS144CD Layo & Bushwacka! Love Story(CD, Single, Gat) XL Recordings XLS144CD UK 2002 Sell This Version

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BigMarv

BigMarv

May 30, 2006
edited over 12 years ago

I first heard Love Story on a live BBC Radio 1 show around 1999/2000 time at that time is was simply known as "Untitled". Up until it was released, the test-pressing was one of the most sought after pieces of vinyl and I was chuffed to get hold of the double-pack promo.

The mixes of Love Story are solid, with cracking work-outs from Tim Deluxe (on a more housy vibe) & Bushwacka himself (taking it on a deeper, proggy tip) remixing on the original release. The subsequent Mash-Ups: Sun Story (Love Story vs. Planet Funk's Chase the Sun) and Finally vs. Love Story (which fared better in terms of sales and has to be respected as a good main-stream track, but was never really my thing) were both well-received by dance-floors.

But the best is still the original. A cracking tech-house track with oh-so-much cross over potential - the track has appeared in House, Prog, Tech-House, Breaks even Techno and Trance sets! It has the right amount of dreamy, sweeping noises with a pounding bassline and just the right amount of intriguing noises to keep the dancing masses interested.

Bottom line: This is the finest example of EDM, in my opinion, that has ever been written. As my tastes have changed and altered, this has always been 'one of' my favourites (both personally and in my sets) and it's the long-lasting nature of this track that sees me vote this as number 1!!!