"I do believe our music is special. But you have to separate the music from the people. The music is special, but I don't think we are. We are ordinary people."
- Larry Mullen, 1987 (Time)
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.