"The record was hailed as being back to basics, which it wasn't. And the tour was described as a minimalist production, which, of course, it really wasn't. It is all relative, and compared to Pop anything would seem back to basics."
- Edge on All That You Can't Leave Behind
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.