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Another Satellite originally appeared on Skylarking, although the popularity of Dear God on the b-side of Grass, resulted in it being dropped from reissues of the album at the time.

The song is reportedly about Andy Partridge's feelings towards Erica Wexler's advances on him while he was still married. However, the twosome ended up together after Partridge and his wife divorced, and are still together today.

The version appearing on Rag & Bone Buffet is a live BBC session.

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  • Avatar for TriptheLight
    v exactly, that was my first thought
  • Avatar for sexonnaturesway
    This one must have been lost in the sessions for 'Before and After Science".
  • Avatar for Dylanisgod2
    Different objects orbiting around a bigger object is a pretty brilliant metaphor for polygamy. And that guitar sound is humongous!
  • Avatar for tomrud73
    love the vocals! and the guitar!
  • Avatar for flexmens
    Always get emotional from this song, which is not easy :-)
  • Avatar for MamaLuigi
    Where the fuck did they get Bob Pollard for this song?!
  • Avatar for android1985
    probably the most haunting song I heard from them. dunno why really..
  • Avatar for unspeakablerx
    this is so sample worthy. sounds like anitcon today
  • Avatar for Joshoewaa
    woah this is great...
  • Avatar for docktertim
    Me Also!!

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