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This music band re-issued all its (fourteen) studio albums in 2011, via the record label EMI. To mark this, the band and the label recreated something (see the image) which had been first staged in 1976. (The idea was to shoot an image for an album cover).

The location was Battersea Power Station in London and prominently featured a tethered object. In 1976, the object broke loose and wandered off into, appropriately, a field of cattle even before it could be photographed. This time, there was no such problem.

Which band or album or object?

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This day last year: Q.116

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