“I think it's a very everlasting album. I'm very proud of the love that went into it. A lot of love went into that album. And people pick up on that too, and they really like it 'cause they feel the love.” – Brian Wilson
Four compositions created by layering tape loops of differing lengths, and was designed to be continuously looped as a sound installation, with the intent of defusing the tense, anxious atmosphere of an airport terminal.
An eclectic and well-implemented array of live musical influences and the raw resonance of the production define 'Smokers Delight', marking it out as an album that rises above the too often bleep-orientated ambience of the leftfield movement
The album marked a significant reduction in the reggae influences that were a part of the band's first four records, instead featuring production-heavy textures and liberal use of synthesizers that, at times, drove entire songs.