Smells Like Heaven ‎– Londres Strutt

Deconstruction ‎– 74321 15431 1, Cowboy Records ‎– 74321 15431 1, RCA ‎– 74321 15431 1
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM

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A1 Londres Strutt (Gypsy Remix)
Producer, Arranged By – Smells Like HeavenRemix, Producer [Additional] – Gypsy (4)
A2 Londres Strutt (Original Mix)
Producer, Arranged By – Smells Like Heaven
B1 Londres Strutt (Boomshanka Mix)
Producer, Arranged By – Smells Like HeavenRemix, Producer [Additional] – Boomshanka
B2 Londres Strutt (Rhythm De Londres Mix)
Producer – Fabio Paras



a deconstruction item
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℗ 1993 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by BMG Records (UK) Limited are the exclusive licensees.
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Distributed by BMG. A Bertelsman Music Group Company.
© BMG Records (UK) Ltd 1993.
Printed in England.

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Durations not printed on release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 43211 54311 8
  • Other: F: BM 120
  • Label Code: LC 8280

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SLH 1 Smells Like Heaven Londres Strutt(12", Promo) Deconstruction SLH 1 UK 1993 Sell This Version
74321 15431 2 Smells Like Heaven Londres Strutt(CD, Single) Deconstruction 74321 15431 2 UK & Europe 1993 Sell This Version



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February 27, 2012
"Yes, I'm groovin'!" The original, spartan 1992 classic is updated here for 1993 with two arguably unnecessary remixes. Thankfully, both original versions are here for those who missed them the first time around.

Gypsy's treatment is in their usual busy, buzzy, proto-Goa trance style, dated but tolerable. Boomshanka's version gives it more of a deep, Garage house feel, adding more harmony and melody, yet still working in the spacious, repetitive, trancey elements that make progressive "progressive".

It's easy to find and is definitely worth picking up as a quality example from the progressive house genre, but if you're buying it on vinyl, keep an eye out for a well-cared-for copy, because it got a lot of play in the day and is hard to find in top condition.

The vocal sample "bass line kickin'" is sometimes heard as "baste my chicken" or "bake my chicken".