"I always saw that song as the denouement of the album, it felt like the credit roll, and I think in some senses it condenses the idea of the uncertainty of the album, that ultimately we are crawling around in the dark looking for something to hold on to. That journey is both a physical one - as in our case being on the road - and a spiritual, political and social one."
- The Edge on The Wanderer, 1993
did you know
The final track on the Boy album, "Shadows and Tall Trees", gives a nod to William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies; it shares its name with a chapter from the book.