"We got a lot of people who were uninterested in U2 to be mad with U2. And I would call that an improvement in the relationship."
- Bono on the iTunes release of Songs of Innocence
did you know
The title for the song 'Shadows and Tall Trees' is taken from William Goldings "Lord Of The Flies", whose 5th chapter bears the same name. The song, and the album, is about boyhood, innocence and struggle, as is Golding's book.