Satellite

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Satellite
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Song Satellite
By Depeche Mode
Songwriter Martin L. Gore
Produced by Daniel Miller
Depeche Mode
Recorded at Blackwing Studios (London)
Length (mm:ss) 4:44
Tempo 89 BPM
Time signature 4
4
Key C Minor
Engineered by John Fryer
Eric Radcliffe
Photography Brian Griffin
Calligraphy Ching Ching Lee
Recorded December 1981 - July 1982
Originally released 27 September 1982
Live performances as Depeche Mode 48 times *
Total live performances 48 times *

"Satellite" is a song from the 1982 album A Broken Frame by Depeche Mode.

Lyrics


Satellite

Now hear this my friends

I'll never be the same again

Going to lock myself in a cold black room

Going to shadow myself in a veil of gloom

I will function, operate

I will be a satellite of hate


Driven to this point by a chain of events

Each one pushed me nearer the edge

Going to send my message through to you

You'll receive the signal too

I will function, operate

I will be a satellite of hate


Higher, higher


Disillusioned - I was disenchanted

Forgot the love that had been implanted

Heard the lies and I felt the cold

It broke my heart and I lost control

Now I'm a satellite of a free state

I'm a satellite of hate


Songwriter: Martin L. Gore
Publishing Information: ©1982 Grabbing Hands Music Ltd/EMI Music Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.

Live performances

Main article: Available recordings of "Satellite"
Main article: List of dates where "Satellite" was played